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Claxton holds first meeting in new city hall


Pictured above are those in attendance at the first council meeting held in the new Claxton City Hall. Back row (l-r): Councilman Mel Kelly, Councilman Risher Willard, Councilman Robert Benjamin, Councilwoman Tina Hagan, Mayor Luther Royal, City Administrator Gayle Durrence, Councilman James Waters, Councilman Dean Cameron and Councilman Jeff Rogers. Front row (l-r): Claxton Fire Chief Harold Rogers, Tippins Bank President Paul Eason, Chamber of Commerce Director Tammi Hall, Economic Development Director Michelle Pfeffer and Police Chief Edward Oglesbee.
 
Claxton holds first meeting in new city hall



Claxton City Council held their first meeting in the newly constructed City Hall on Monday evening, March 2. An open house will be held in the new building on Monday, April 6, at 6 p.m.
Council members heard reports from Chamber of Commerce Director Tammi Hall, Economic Development Director Michelle Pfeffer and Police Chief Edward Oglesbee.
Chamber of Commerce Report
Hall provided council members with a calendar of community events for March. The 48th Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival will be held March 14-15. Pride Pools will hold a Business After Hours event on Thursday, March 26.
Hall also reported that Evans County will be included in a U.S. Census test from March 23 - May 31. The area was chosen because of the demographics.
Claxton City Council meetings will now be broadcast on local TV immediately following the council meeting. Previously, the meeting were broadcast live.


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