Thursday, June 3, 2010

GNB Update

Here's what's happening on GNB for Thursday...

The Lee County Chamber of Commerce is staying put, for now. The Albany Herald reports that Leesburg City Council members voted unanimously to keep its headquarters in downtown Leesburg. Chamber Director Winston Oxford told the Herald that no such move from the Leesburg city limits was in the works, despite reports saying otherwise.

All Georgia truck drivers must now wear their seat belts. That's the mandate statewide, as Governor Sonny Perdue signed the bill into law Thursday. The Associated Press says that the new legislation eliminates the truck exemption from the state's seat beat law. Georgia was the last state in the nation to have such an exception.

A new sewer plant brings hope to one northeast Georgia county. reports that the new facility could bring economic growth along U.S. Highway 29 and Ga. Highway 106. The plant has the potential to treat at least 50,000 gallons of sewage daily.

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