Archive | October 24, 2014

Board votes to ‘swap’ land for retention pond to resolve flooding along Black Ankle Creek

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted unanimously to “swap” land for a retention pond to correct flooding problems along Black Ankle Creek. Board members took the action during their Aug. 21 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Karl Chambless and seconded by Alderman Kelly Rector. To correct the flooding […]

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Town’s accomplishments not always visible

Stability, focus and growth were the key themes Wednesday as Mayor Chris Goodman gave his second State of the Town Address at the Oakland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon. Noting that this year’s speech was difficult to write, Goodman said many of the accomplishments within the town have been intangible. “What we have accomplished […]

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