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Union County Newcomer Informations

Utilities | Emergency | Hospitals | Registration
Libraries | Government | Communication

Now that you've decided to make Union County your home, we want your move to go as smoothly as possible. The following information is designed to provide all the vital contacts, phone numbers, addresses and other data you will need during your transition.




Utilities


Electricity

Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation

1360 Main Street
P. O. Box 9
Young Harris, GA 30582-0009
Joe Satterfield
Phone: (706) 379-3121
Fax: (706) 379-1457
website

Gas Companies

Empire Gas Of Blairsville

331 Murphy Hwy
Blairsville, GA
Phone: (706) 745-9733

Water & Sewer

City of Blairsville

Phone: (706) 745-2000

Coosa Water Authority

4270 Blue Ridge Hwy
Blairsville, GA 30512
Phone: (706) 745-6773

Elan Natural Waters

3000 Springs Of Elan
Blairsville, GA
Phone: (706) 781-6000

Notla Water Authority

Phone: (706) 745-4598

Recycling

Union County Transfer Station

Deep South Farm Rd
Blairsville, GA
Phone: (706) 745-1409

Telephone

BellSouth Mobility

702 South Thornton Avenue
Dalton, GA 30720
Phone: (706) 226-9000 or (706) 226-9262
Website: http://www.bellsouth.com/bsol/estore/
content/clr/clr_wel_fla.htm

Brenda-Rowell@bscc.com

Advanced Cellular

Highway 515
Blairsville GA 30512
706-745-0560

Alltel Communications

4218 Chastain Road, Blairsville, GA 30512
(706) 745-7023
website

Alltel-Cellular Wireless Sales

76 Hospital St
Blairsville GA 30512
(706) 745-6250

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Emergency


Union General Ambulance Service

50 Weaver Rd
Blairsville, GA 30512
Phone: (706) 781-3178

S.A.F.E.
(Support in Abusive Family Emergencies, Inc.)

P. O. Box 11
Blairsville, GA 30514
Marguerite Petersen, Exec.Director
Phone: (706) 745-4832
Crisis Phone: (706) 745-8900

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Hospitals & Medical Centers


Blue Ridge Mtn Anesthesia

Coosa Valley Rd
Blairsville, GA
Phone: (706) 745-7287

Union General Hospital

214 Hospital Cir # 101
Blairsville, GA
Phone: (706) 745-2111
Fax: (706) 745-7677
http://www.uniongeneralhospital.com/

Union County Health Department

55 Hughes Street, Suite A
Blairsville, Georgia 30512
Phone: (706) 745-6292
Website: http://www.ph.dhr.state.ga.us/county/union.htm
E-Mail: gdphinfo@ dhr.state.ga.us

Union County Nursing Home

550 Nursing Home Circle
Blairsville, GA 30512
Doug Davenport, Administrator
Phone: (706) 745-4948
Fax: (706) 745-1971

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Registration


Automobile Registration

Newcomers moving from a county within Georgia need to file an address correction. Out-of-state newcomers have 30 days after establishing residency to purchase a new tag.

Building Permits

Required and obtained in the Tax Assessor's office located in the courthouse.

Driver's License

A Georgia driver's license should be secured within 30 days of establishing residency in the state. A written exam and vision test are required for persons having a valid out-of-state license. A $15 fee is charged and must be paid in cash or money order.

Mobile Home Permits

No permits are issued for mobile homes over seven years old.

Pet Registration

Dogs, cats, and other domestic animals must be inoculated for rabies annually and wear proof of vaccination at all times.

Septic Tank Permits

Required and issued through the Sanitarian's office located in the County Health Department facility, 55 Hughes Street.

School Registration

Children entering Georgia Public Schools for the first time must present proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, diptheria, and tetanus, as well as proof of eye, ear, and dental exams. Students who were previously enrolled should present their last report card and/or transcript.

Voter Registration

You may register at the Registrar's Office located in the Courthouse or with the Georgia State Patrol when obtaining or renewing your driver's license, provided you meet the age requirements and residency guidelines.

Union County Board of Education

10 Hughes Street
Blairsville, GA 30512
Tommy Stephens, Superintendent
Phone: (706) 745-2322
Fax: (706) 745-5025
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Libraries


Union County Public Library

194 Hospital Cir
Blairsville, GA
Phone: (706) 745-7491

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Government


Union County Chamber of Commerce

385 Appalachian Highway
P.O. Box 385
Blairsville, Georgia 30514
Phone: (706) 745-5789
Fax: (706) 745-1382

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Communication


Newspapers

North Georgia News

259 Cleveland Street
P.O. Box 2029
Blairsville, GA 30514
Phone: (706) 745-6343
Fax: (706) 745-1830
website

Union Sentinel

80 Town Square, Suite 1
P.O. Box 1996
Blairsville, GA 30514
Phone: (706) 745-NEWS
Fax: (706) 781-1273
website

Cable Television

Northland Cable

Phone: (706) 782-4249

Local Radio

Mountain Country 103.9 FM

WPPL Radio Station
PO Box 938
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone: (706) 632-9775
Fax: (706) 632-5922

Majic 1029 FM Super Hits

WMJE Radio Station
website

WDUN News/Talk 550

Radio Station
website

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Source: Union County Chamber of Commerce



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