Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Ga. county finds itself struggling with abandoned cemetery

Officials in Bibb County, Ga., just discovered that they have no rules on handling abandoned cemeteries. The state has rules, which counties are free to adopt on their own. In this case, an abandoned cemetery has snarled plans to construct "a planned 1,000-acre residential and commercial development." Descendants of three of those buried in the Civil War-era graveyard object to moving graves.
Here is an opinion piece on the matter.

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