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NOTICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF BLYTHE, COUNTY OF RICHMOND, STATE OF GEORGIA 

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-540 you are hereby notified that there will be a special election held by the Richmond County Board of Elections for the City of Blythe, GA on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 for the purpose of filling the remaining portion of the unexpired term for the office of  Councilmember of the Blythe City Council vacated by the resignation of Judy A. Cordova.  Qualifying will be conducted in the City Clerks Office, 294 Church Street, Blythe, Georgia, beginning on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, and ending on Friday December 8, 2023. Hours to qualify for said office shall be from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, and from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2023, and from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2023, excluding the hour from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m.  A qualifying fee of $27.00, as prescribed by law, will be required upon qualifying for the Office of Councilmember.  Only those persons who have filed their Notice of Candidacy and have paid the prescribed qualifying fee as stated above shall be eligible to have their names placed on the ballot.  Said election will be for the remainder of said unexpired term for Councilmember, which will expire on December 31, 2025.  A run-off, if necessary, will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.

Anyone desiring to vote in this election and who is not a qualified voter must register to vote no later than Monday, February 12, 2024, at any of the approved voter registration sites in order to be eligible to vote.  Inquiries regarding voter registration may be directed to the Board of Elections Office, 535 Telfair Street, Suite 500 Municipal Building, Augusta, Georgia, 30901 or by calling (706) 821-2340 or (706) 592-6255.

The polling places for holding this special election shall be the regular and established polling locations for the City of Blythe, GA, and the polls shall be open from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM.

This 5th day of December, 2023.

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Loriann H. Chancey, City Clerk

City of Blythe, GA 

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First Home
The first home in Blythe GA was built by Sam Tarver in 1832 on state grant land (500-540 acres). This home is presently owned by Mrs. Portwood.
1845
Railroad Complete
The Augusta Southern Railroad, completed in 1885, ran from Augusta to Tennille, complete with wood-burning locomotives.
1884
1832
First Post Office
1845 a post office named “Bonnie Doon” was opened at the home of James Palmer.  
1885
First Store
A store opened in 1883 or 1884 by R. J, Atkinson.  The first store, after the railroad was completed in 1885, was opened by V.J. Murrow and James H. Tudor.

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On behalf of the Blythe City Council, as Mayor I would like to welcome you to our quaint city.

“The City of Blythe – Georgia’s
Best Kept Secret”
We are a small, relaxed
city with all the big city amenities within
reasonable distance.

Tom Cobb
Mayor of The City of Blythe
294 Church Street
Blythe GA 30805


Mayor of The City of Blythe

294 Church Street
Blythe GA 30805

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Phone: 706-592-6255
Fax: 706-592-0511

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All Throughout the year.

Upcoming Events.

EASTER EGG HUNT

WHO:  BLYTHE RESIDENTS – AGES 12 & UNDER

DATE:  SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2024

TIME:  10:00 AM

WHERE:  VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

304

CHURCH STREET

BRING YOUR EASTER BASKETS FOR EASTER EGG HUNTING FUN

Prizes given for Golden Eggs Found

*Meeting time: 6:00 p.m. 
*All meeting dates & times are subject to change with 48 hours’ notice.
*Some meetings will fall on alternate dates due to holidays

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