Jan 31, 2014
Should small towns have so much power?
The situation with Walton International buying up massive amounts of undeveloped real estate in Jackson and Barrow counties has created a lot of public confusion.
Walton withdraws annexation request
The Walton Group announced Thursday morning it has withdrawn its request for annexation to the City of Arcade.
BOC objects to Arcade annexation bid
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has formally objected to efforts by a large multi-national land speculation company annexing over 1,000 acres into the City of Arcade.
Arcade annexation proposal looms
A move by Walton International to have 1,000 acres of South Jackson land annexed into Arcade has caught not only the attention of residents in the area, but also that of Jackson County leaders who are, in effect, being bypassed with the move.
BOC to meet on annexation request
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has called a meeting for Thursday night to discuss Walton's annexation request with the City of Arcade.