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County Property Taxes Due by Dec. 20

The county’s property tax bills have been distributed and are due by December 20 at the Tax Commissioner’s Office located in the historic courthouse, 104 N. College Street in Hamilton. Property taxes can be paid in person or online. If paid on-line or by credit card in person, a 2.5% convenience charge is applied. For more information, call the Tax Commissioner’s Office at 706-628-4843. Click to Pay...

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County Saves Money on Solid Waste Cost

The county has been using the City of LaGrange to transport and dispose of the county’s solid waste for many years but decided to competitively bid out this service to see if less expensive alternatives were available. After the bidding process concluded, Waste Management and their subsidiary, Waste Away Group of Opelika, AL, was the low bidder at $24.85 per ton. The only other bidder was the City of LaGrange at $37.00 per ton. LaGrange currently charges the county $41.18 per ton. The Board of County Commissioners, during their October 17, 2017 meeting, approved a five-year agreement with Waste...

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Harris County, Georgia, is accepting bids for two (2) new heavy duty commercial grade rigid mount washers, to include installation, for use at two (2) locations: the Harris County Jail, located at 9825 Georgia Highway 116, and at the Harris County Prison located at 9982 Georgia Highway 116, Hamilton, GA. The bid package, which includes Bid and Minimum Specifications forms, which must be used in submitting a bid, follows. Bids shall be sealed, bear thenotation “BID: WASHERS”, be addressedto the attention of County Clerk, and be received at Harris County Board of Commissioners, 104 North College Street, Post Office...

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Harris County, Georgia, is accepting bids for two (2) 40 cubic yard Closed Top Octagonal Receiver Containers with one (1) having rear door hinged to open to passenger side, and one (1) having rear door hinged to open to driver side; both to have rear door on panel box hinged to fit a cable-type loading truck in the collection and disposal of household garbage. Bid is to include delivery of containers to the Harris County Transfer Station located at 4070 Barnes Mill Road, Hamilton, Georgia. The bid package, which includes specifications and the bid form, which must be used...

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Harris County, Georgia, is accepting bids for two (2) 4 Yard Stationary Compactors with one (1) 15HP 3-Phase Power and one (1) with 10HP Single Phase Power, to include delivery to two (2) locations in Harris County, Georgia: 10244 GA Highway 116, Hamilton, and 592 Harrisville Road, Hamilton. The bid package, which includes specifications and bid form, which must be used in submitting a bid, follows. Bid must be valid at least 60 days from bid date, and manufacturer’s information is to be included. Bids shall be sealed, bear the notation “BID: COMPACTORS 2017″, be addressed to the attention...

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Blood Drive at the Community Center

The American Red Cross will be having a blood drive on Wednesday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Harris County Community Center located at 7509 Georgia Highway 116 in Hamilton. Walk-ins are welcomed but to save time and streamline the donation experience, schedule an appointment by calling Red Cross at 1-800-Red-Cross (1-800-733-2767) or by visiting and enter sponsor code: harrisco Click on the link below for more information. Red Cross...

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Meetings & Events

  • Wed, January 24 2018
    Recreation Board
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Community Center, 7509 SR 116, Hamilton, GA 31811

  • Thu, January 25 2018
    Board of Zoning Adjustments
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Courthouse, Room 223

  • Thu, February 01 2018
    Council of Fire Chiefs
    7:30 pm @ Extension Service Building, 121 N. College Street, Hamilton, GA 31811