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Oakwood

Stan Brown retiring as Oakwood city manager Feb. 28

January 15, 2020

Gainesville Times

Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown is retiring effective Feb. 28, leaving the South Hall city after a 16-year tenure.

Oakwood City Council approves rezoning for Firestone Tire, votes on hotel tax increase

January 15, 2020

Access North Georgia

Oakwood City Council unanimously approved the rezoning of a 1.27 acre tract of land on Winder Highway from residential to highway business Monday night so a tire shop could build there.

This tire business gets approval to build store in Oakwood

January 14, 2020

Gainesville Times

A Firestone Complete Auto Care center planned at 3466 Winder Highway/Ga. 53 was approved Monday, Jan. 13, by the Oakwood City Council.

Say goodbye to Oakwood community pool, hello to splash pad

December 12, 2019

Gainesville Times

The city is moving forward with replacing the pool in Oakwood City Park, which is off Railroad Street in the downtown area, with a splash pad, or recreation area featuring water spraying from a deck into the air.

RV, boat storage rezoned with conditions by Oakwood council

December 11, 2019

Access North Georgia

A new RV and boat storage facility is one step closer to reality in Oakwood after it was rezoned by the city council Monday night.

A three-month moratorium on new vape shops may be coming to Oakwood

December 10, 2019

Gainesville Times

A 90-day ban has been placed on new vape shops in Oakwood so that the city can craft regulations governing them.

Oakwood planners sign off on 67-townhome project, send it to city council

November 19, 2019

Gainesville Times

A 67-townhome development is headed to Oakwood City Council, after the city’s planning commission had a split vote Monday and some debate over garages at the homes.

Oakwood residents not likely to see tax hike with 2020 budget

November 18, 2019

Gainesville Times

The council OK’d an $8.3 million budget for 2020, keeping city services the same, with no additional staff and property tax rate hike planned.

Rezoning opens the door to more student based housing in Oakwood near UNG

November 13, 2019

Access North Georgia

Oakwood City Council unanimously approved the rezoning for a student housing apartment complex on Atlanta Highway, as well as the annexation and rezoning for a light industrial operation on White Road.

50-acre industrial development planned in Oakwood

November 13, 2019

Gainesville Times

Rezoning for a 50-acre industrial development on W. White Road was approved by the council.

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