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Lumpkin County Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee Website Page Launches

Lumpkin County Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee Website Page Launches The Lumpkin County Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee was established by resolution in 1997 with members appointed by the Board of Commissioners.   While they are most commonly known for sponsoring the annual Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies, they are also charged with overseeing the Veterans Park…

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Your Home Can Survive a Wildfire

Your Home Can Survive a Wildfire Your Home Can Survive a Wildfire Video Dr. Jack Cohen, Fire Science Researcher with the USDA Forest Service, explains current research about how homes ignite during wildfires and the actions homeowners can take to help their home survive the impacts of flames and embers in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vL_syp1ZScM .   This…

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Vacation Rental Property Owners Notice

Vacation Rental Property Owners Notice Important Notice to Owners of Vacation Rental Properties in Lumpkin County Lumpkin County Government is conducting an audit of vacation rental properties for compliance with the hotel-motel tax ordinance. Property owners offering any accommodation for short term rental — rooms, cabins, lodges, campsites, etc. –must purchase a business license and…

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Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Lumpkin County

Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Lumpkin County DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY  Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Lumpkin County, Georgia and Incorporated Areas  The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report, reflecting proposed…

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