Georgia Stone Products withdraws quarry application

Commissioner Steve Taylor will not hear a controversial application for a limestone quarry off highway 140 outside Adairsville. Commissioner Taylor was initially set to consider this item during Thursday’s scheduled hearing, however Bartow County Zoning Administrator Richard Osborne announced on Wednesday afternoon that Georgia Stone Products withdrew their application.   The Bartow County Planning Commission [...]

By |2021-10-06T16:47:16-04:00October 6th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia Stone Products withdraws quarry application

Ahead of quarry hearing, Adairsville locals point to endangered species, property values

   On Oct 4, the Bartow County Planning Commission will hear an application for a proposed limestone quarry off Highway 140, just outside Adairsville city limits. Opponents of the application say that the mining operation could pose threats to property values, traffic safety, and a local endangered plant. The city of Adairsville is also on record [...]

By |2021-10-03T17:40:48-04:00October 3rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Ahead of quarry hearing, Adairsville locals point to endangered species, property values