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Oakwood

Oakwood PD hiring as part of goal towards state certification

August 19, 2019

Access North Georgia

City Council unanimously approved a budget amendment at their Monday meeting to allow for the hiring of the new officers. "We just don't want to come up short on supervision and having back-up capability," said City Manager Stan Brown.

Oakwood puts off vote on Martin Road commercial development

August 13, 2019

Gainesville Times

The Oakwood City Council delayed a vote Monday, Aug. 12, on whether to commercialize a corner of the future Exit 14 off Interstate 985 in South Hall.

I-985 Exit 14 could get commercial development with this vote

August 13, 2019

Gainesville Times

A commercial boom on the mostly wooded corners of the soon-to-open Exit 14 would fulfill the hopes of some neighbors and dash the hopes of others.

Oakwood City Council tables Martin Road rezoning request

August 13, 2019

Access North Georgia

Applicant Tyler Gaines had requested the 15-acre property 4270 Martin Road be rezoned from "Multi Family Residential" to "Highway Business."

Oakwood City Council tables town home community after site plan discrepancies, public concern

July 11, 2019

Access North Georgia

"The council read the review, listened to some of the concerns of the citizens and they tabled the request for annexation," said White.

Oakwood City Council approves budget amendment for building inspections, code enforcement

May 20, 2019

Access North Georgia

Oakwood City Council members have voted for a resolution to create a new position for both a building inspector and code enforcement officer.

This St. Marys police chief will soon take over the Oakwood department

March 21, 2019

Gainesville Times

Oakwood has a new police chief. St. Marys Police Chief Tim Hatch has been named to the post effective April 22, replacing longtime Chief Randall Moon, who retired March 1.

Oakwood City leaders oppose HB 302, approve capital improvement plan

March 13, 2019

Access North Georgia

House Bill 302 did not make it through crossover day. It focused on the local control of building design standards. City Manager Stan Brown said they resolved to oppose it just in case.

Oakwood police chief finally ready to retire his badge

February 25, 2019

Gainesville Times

From the moment a police officer talked about bicycle safety when Randall Moon was in second grade, law enforcement has been both a passion and career for the man who has served as Oakwood police chief since 1994.