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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Advanced Voting

Advanced voting

Advance Voting for the June 9, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary/General Primary/Nonpartisan General/Special Election will begin on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 8:30 AM and will conclude on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 5:00 PM. Advance Voting will take place at ...

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NEWS IN Meriwether
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Georgia Reopens

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Hair Salons, Gyms and Bowling Alleys despite rise in coronavirus deaths statewide which some small business owners are struggling to figure out what's best.

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

2020 Census

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Make Meriwether Count. Your response matters.
Health clinics. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community.

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Postponement of Primary Election Until June 9

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“Due to the Governor’s extension of the state of emergency I am now comfortable exercising the authority vested in me by Georgia law to postpone the primary election until June 9"

-Secretary Raffensperger

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Lake Meriwether Camping to Reopen

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In an effort to try and resume life living with COVID-19, the Meriwether County Board of Commissioners are pleased to announce the reopening of the campsites at Lake Meriwether beginning this Friday, May 22nd. Adding to the fishing, picnicking, and hiking...

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Public Notices and Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Meriwether County Probate Judge John D. Rasnick

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 Meriwether County Probate Court Judge John D. Rasnick has completed a two year Judicial course at the University of Georgia and has been become a certified traffic court judge. Judge Rasnick was in the first graduating class in this newly inaugu...

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Public Notices and Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2020

PROBATE COURT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING ISSUANCE OF WEAPONS CARRY LICENSES

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The statewide Judicial Emergency ends May 14th, 2020, therefore the Probate Court of Meriwether County will be allowed to again process Weapons Carry License Applications and Renewals. If your permit expired during the pendency of the Judicial Emergency, ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Press Release May 22, 2020. Sheriff reports arrests for Armed Robbery and more.

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On March 3rd, 2020 our patrol deputies responded to a 911 call regarding a reported armed robbery that was alleged to have occurred in the 6000 block of Roosevelt Highway, Warm Spring, Georgia. Upon arrival on the scene the suspect in this case had fled t...

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Sheriff's Office Press Release
Posted on: May 19, 2020

The Meriwether County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance

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The Meriwether County Sheriff’s Office sent out a community request via our local social media government page in an attempt to identify the offender that was captured on tape. Once this was sent out additional information was received by our pe...

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Sheriff's Office Press Release
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Press Release May 19, 2020 Several arrests for Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act

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Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith reported that his agency recently made several arrests for Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act along with additional charges for Parole and Weapons Violations.

“On May 4, 2020, our narcotics age...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Press Release May 13th, 2020 Meriwether County Rotary Club Gracious Donation

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On May 12, 2020 members of the Meriwether County Rotary Club came by our office and dropped off some food items for our personnel. Many from within our community have been so gracious to support our personnel during these unprecedented times. We greatly a...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Press Release May 12th, 2020; Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith reports cases of Animal Cruelty

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On April 27th, 2020 our Narcotics Division received information related to a complaint of animal cruelty at a location in the 600 block of Marble Rd, Gay, Georgia. Our narcotics agents contacted Meriwether County Animal Control in regard to the informatio...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Press Release May 11, 2020 Donation by Kimble's Commissary

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 “This past week Kimble Carter of Kimble’s Commissary had his VP William Pendergraph contact my Chief Deputy Byron Hadley regarding a donation of food items to our personnel during these uncertain times that we are experiencin...

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