Thursday, January 04, 2024

Oconee County Commission Accepts Deannexation Of Property In North High Shoals, Despite Pleas From Citizens

***Commissioners Complain About New Law***

Oconee County commissioners on Tuesday night consented to the deannexation of 175.8 acres between Jefferson Road and the Apalachee River from the Town of North High Shoals.

The Board took the action in response to a petition to the Mayor and Council of the Town of North High Shoals from Tony Townley, General Partner of Townley Family Partnership LLLP, who owns the 175.8 acres and an adjoining 407.3 acres outside the Town limits.