By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
received a Christmas present at the end of the year in the form of a check for
The money was
received from the bankruptcy settlement for back taxes on the Preserve
development in Rising Fawn.
The Dade County
Board of Education received $314,454.00 of the money while the County received
$206,739.09 and the State of Georgia received $5,439.40.
of the money went for newspaper advertising, $7,137.00; tax sale fees, $30,400.00;
lien releases, $7,095.00; and attorney fees and lien printing, $10,000.
brought an end to a long legal battle to collect taxes owed to the county from
the failed Rising Fawn development.