By Jamie Gardner
The Appling County Commissioners voted 4-1 at a meeting held on Tuesday, July 12 to proceed with the new Appling County Head Start/Concerted Services building project. Commissioner Theordore Wilkerson made a motion to proceed with the low and qualified bid submitted by MMI Inc., of Uvalda, at a cost of $2,579,000.00 for the 12,000 sq. ft. facility to be constructed on Junior High Drive. Commissioner Sarah Boatright seconded the motion and Ronnie Rentz and Charlie Leggett joined Wilkerson and Boatright voting in favor to proceed with the project. Commissioner Daryl Edwards voted against the project.
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