Nelson Loses Two Council Members to Resignation

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During last night’s work session a combination of disbelief and surprise seemed to be the prevailing feeling over the resignation of two city council members from Nelson. The two council members, Jonathan Bishop and Duane Cronic, hand-delivered their resignation letters to City Manager Brandy Edwards Friday, March 28, with no further discussion. (more…)

Nelson Council Members Resign

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In an email sent late this afternoon, Nelson City Manager Brandy Edwards advised council members Duane Cronic and Johnathan Bishop both resigned, effective March 28. (more…)

New Nelson officials take oaths of office

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As expected, Nelson swore in its new city council members and mayor last night. Board Incumbent Jackie Jarrett, newly-elected member Thad Thacker and new Mayor Larry Ray all took their oaths of office last night in the council’s first meeting of the year. (more…)

Basketball court, walking trails closed while Nelson City Park moves along

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Slated improvements to the basketball court and the walking trail in Nelson will be put on the backburner for the time being as the park is still under construction and the weather will not permit proper conditions to make repairs to the court area. (more…)

SPLOST Accepted by Nelson; Argument Taints Meeting

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Nelson City Council meetings are known for their contentious atmosphere. However the meeting conducted Monday night was marked by arguing between a public official and a citizen, unlike other recent nearby city meetings which were earmarked by S.P.L.O.S.T. disagreements. (more…)

Gun Control Group Sues Nelson Over Gun Ordinance

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The City of Nelson is being sued over its Home and Family Protection ordinance. (more…)

Mayor Haviland’s Resignation Letter

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See Nelson Mayor Mike Haviland’s Resignation Letter Below (more…)

Nelson Council Member Responds to Mayor’s Exit

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See Nelson Council Member Duane Cronic’s Response to Mayor Mike Haviland’s Resignation Below (more…)

Nelson Mayor Resigns, Riles Predecessor in Process

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Nelson Mayor Mike Haviland has resigned. (more…)

Nelson Passes Financial Management Policy

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Aside from all the media hoopla over its Family Protection Ordinance, Nelson City Council addressed other items this week at its regular meeting Monday night. (more…)

Nelson Going for Broke

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By Tony Capri

The Nelson City Council met again last night to reconvene their current work session, a discussion focused mainly on city spending. (more…)

Nelson Moves on Comp Plan, Sketches Capital Improvement

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The Nelson City Council started to flesh out its comprehensive plan last night during a called work session. (more…)

Haviland Takes Oath as New Nelson Mayor;Council Approves Budget Amendment

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In a called meeting Monday night, Michael Haviland was sworn in as Nelson’s new mayor. (more…)

Nelson Unravels in City Manager Dispute

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The Nelson City Council meeting erupted during its regular meeting this month, due to recent personnel disputes over its new city manger position. (more…)

Nelson Gets New Mayor! And other Election Results

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The City of Nelson elected a new mayor during last night’s long-awaited general election. (more…)

(Video) Continued Contention Over Nelson Ordinance

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The Nelson City Council delivered its first reading of a new city manager ordinance this week. (more…)

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