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…)

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 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…)

Nelson Council Deals with Pavilion Problem in Park Project


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

Nelson Says “No” to Grant Money

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In an unprecedented move, The Nelson City Council voted to reject a $10,000 state grant this week. (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…)

Nelson Residents Riled Over New Position

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Talk of a new city manager flustered Nelson citizens 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…)

Portillo Joins Nelson Council, City Decides on Park

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The Nelson City Council grew this week as it added new council member, Edith Portillo to the group. (more…)

Nelson Gives Second First Reading of Budget

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The Nelson City Council presented a first reading of a new FY13 budget last night. (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…)

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