Portillo responds to Jarrett’s letter


Letter to the editor submitted by Mrs. Edith Portillo in response to Nelson Councilman Jackie Jarrett’s previous letter. Please see link for that letter:

Jarrett’s letter to the editor (more…)

Letter from Nelson Councilman Jackie Jarrett


Letter submitted by Nelson Councilman Jackie Jarrett (more…)

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…)

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…)

Nelson Council Deals with Pavilion Problem in Park Project


Nelson resolved its recurring pavilion problem this week. (more…)

Nelson Gets Clean Audit, Presses Cherokee on Park Project

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The City Of Nelson earned a clean opinion on its 2012 audit, according to a recent audit report. (more…)

Nelson Passes Social Media Policy in Face of Decorum Dilemma

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Following a querulous meeting last month, the Nelson City Council approved its Social Media policy last week during its December meeting. (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…)

(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…)

New Code Policy Offers Solace

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After a fierce backlash last month, the Nelson City Council approved changes to its existing and controversial code enforcement policy. (more…)

Nelson Code Enforcement Fuels Backlash

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The Nelson City Council Meeting turned heated this week as residents turned out in droves to show their discontent regarding the issuance of numerous citations. (more…)

Nelson Sets Election for Mayor, Holds Budget Hearing

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The City of Nelson will have to wait a little longer for a new mayor, while it continues to struggle with its financial woes. (more…)

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