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At his February meeting Union County Sole Commissioner Lamar Paris issued a proclamation honoring Jacob Taylor. Jacob saved his mother’s life on February 11 when he found her unresponsive and placed a 12 minute call to Union County 911. After the meeting Jacob had these comments about that day...
Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer reported the recent arrest of six individuals living in Cherokee County following an investigation into individuals who were illegally possessing and distributing controlled substances. The following individuals were charged on federal indictments: Matthew Wondra, Jamie Allen, Derek Wilson, Leslie Cartwright, Brian Majercik and Christopher Price.

At their February work session, the Hiawassee City Council received the Firewise City designation from Michael Courey, a clean audit report from Rushton and Associates’ Chris Holifield and an investment report from the Lake Chatuge Chamber’s Candace Lee. Tim Barrett made a recommendation on the City’s health insurance program to be voted on at the regular Council meeting and Council was updated on the upcoming 2020 Census.