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Progress takes off at
Marion County Airport

From the Dec. 5, 2018 issue
of The Journal

   Located 120 miles south of Atlanta Georgia sits Marion County. With a population of approximately 8,740 people, the community's economy is stimulated by growth in business and industry. To facilitate the County Commission's mission of upholding and enhancing its growing local economy, Chairman George Neal and fellow commissioners have developed a multi-phased plan for renovations and additions to the largely unused and unkept local airport.
   Through the guidance of the Commission with the assistance of former County Manager Jason Tinsley, Pond was hired as a consultant. With the help of Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Pond and the county secured state funding. The county was awarded a grant of more than $1 million. The remaining share of the funding ... The rest of the story.