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Rails to Trails

Harris County was awarded a $500,000 federal Transportation Enhancement (TE) grant to construct a multi-use trail (walking/cycling) on the abandoned railroad right-of-way along SR 27 beginning at Chipley Street in Pine Mountain and extending 1.92 miles near the Callaway Gardens purchasing office. This project is a first phase of a Rails to Trails conversion project consisting of a ten-foot wide asphaltic concrete surface with a minimum of two foot shoulders on each side. Since the county acquired the entire 21.5 miles of abandoned railroad right-of-way, it is anticipated that the multi-use trail will be extended further south toward Hamilton...

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Road Improvements Coming Soon

Harris County is preparing to pave or resurface several county roads during 2017 as listed below using state LMIG funds and county SPLOST funds: Lickskillet Road resurfacing beginning at Harris Road and ending at SR 103, a total of 3.8 miles. Hardage Road paving beginning at Lower Blue Springs Road and extending 0.7 miles or just passed CT Walker Road. Hunter Road resurfacing beginning at Fortson Road and ending at SR 315, a total of 1.9 miles. Terry Lane/Krogland Road resurfacing beginning at Old River Road and ending at the dead-end, a total of 2.2 miles. Vorhees Road resurfacing...

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New Equipment is Purchased

Harris County is continually replacing vehicles and equipment as the existing ones become non-operational. The county has recently purchased a new dump truck for the Public Works Department, new garbage truck for the Solid Waste Department, a flatbed dump truck for the Water Works Department, six pick-up trucks for the Sheriff’s Office, and coming soon an ambulance for the EMS Department and another garbage truck for Solid...

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Meetings & Events

  • Wed, July 26 2017
    Recreation Board
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Community Center, 7509 SR 116, Hamilton, GA 31811

  • Tue, August 01 2017
    Board of Commissioners
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Courthouse, Room 223

  • Thu, August 03 2017
    Council of Fire Chiefs
    7:30 pm @ Extension Service Building, 121 N. College Street, Hamilton, GA 31811