Cities In The News


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.

Student-targeted housing gets rezoning approval from Oakwood City Council

February 13, 2019

Access North Georgia

The complex, proposed by GAH Holding LLC, is geared towards students attending the University of North Georgia. A development representative presented their plan at Monday's council meeting. The design features four, five story buildings with a pod-style layout.

Student housing development gets OK in Oakwood

February 12, 2019

Gainesville Times

A private developer’s plans for a 488-bedroom complex — or 122 four-bedroom “pods” spread over four five-story buildings — was approved Monday, Feb. 11, by the Oakwood City Council.