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New funding available for spay/neuter of pets

Monetary help is now available for the residents of Cook County for low cost spay and neuter surgeries for their pets. Two local animal rescues, Animal House Rescue, operated by Anna-Marie Carter, and Paws Furever Home, Inc., run by Kathy Yert and Candas Bennett, obtained grant funding through the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Spay/Neuter program.…

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County Commission announces a proposed property tax increase

The Cook County Board of Commissioners has announced their intention to increase the 2022 property taxes that the County will levy this year by 6.13 percent over the rollback millage rate. Each year, the Board of Tax Assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county.…

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Gov. Kemp Signs Executive Orders to Extend Temporary Suspension of Gas Tax and Supply Chain State of Emergency

From the Governor’s Office Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders to alleviate the financial burden placed on Georgians due to the federal government’s gross mishandling of inflation and to renew efforts to address supply chain issues, according to a news release from the Governor’s Office. In Executive Order, Governor Kemp has…

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