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Archive for May 2017

MOULTRIE JURY AWARDS $215,000 FOR IMPAIRMENT OF ACCESS

A Colquitt Co. jury awarded skating rink business owners $215,000 after the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) condemned a portion of the owners’ property. The jury found that GDOT substantially impaired access to the site when it removed the existing front driveway and replaced it at a location less than half of the minimum safe…

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EVANS & RHODES, LLC NEGOTIATES $500,000 BUSINESS LOSS SETTLEMENT FOR TWO BUSINESSES

After the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) condemned two properties in Cartersville, GA, Evans & Rhodes, LLC negotiated a business loss settlement for the large national breakfast chain and convenience store located on the adjacent properties. Each business settled before trial for $250,000 each. In each case, the clients were franchisee holders who held franchise…

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POOL BUSINESS SETTLES FOR $750,000

A pool business in Cartersville, GA settled with Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for $750,000. By condemning two-thirds of the site, including all of the display area, GDOT’s condemnation would have left the site unfit for continued use as a high-end commercial retail facility. Evans and Rhodes, LLC negotiated on behalf of its client and…

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SURVEYS CONTINUE AS PALMETTO PIPELINE AWAITS APPEAL

SavanahNow.com (Savanah Daily News) Posted: June 13, 2015 – 9:56pm  |  Updated: June 14, 2015 – 1:37pm By Mary Landers Michael Maddox thought he wouldn’t have to deal with pipeline surveyors again after transportation officials rejected Kinder Morgan’s Palmetto Pipeline project last month. He was wrong. The surveyors came back to his small eco-development in Effingham County recently, undaunted by…

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NEW PIPELINES FUEL FIGHTS OVER PROPERTY

Oil and gas boom fuels increase in pipelines and eminent domain fights www.ajc.com Moreland — The nation’s oil and gas boom brings cheaper fuel, and real heartache, to thousands of Georgia families who benefit from, or suffer alongside, the thousands of miles of pipelines coursing through the state. Diane Thomas stands to lose 3.4 acres of…

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2 LAND-GRAB CASES, 2 LOSSES FOR GA. POWER

The power company condemned seven acres of the Atlanta couple’s property along a ridge where the Joneses were planning to erect vacation cabins. Then utility loggers began clear-cutting forest in sight of the couple’s newly built lodge, said their Cartersville attorney, Donald C. Evans Jr. Georgia Power appraisers said the condemned land, which did not…

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DON EVANS INFORMS VICTIMS OF PALMETTO PIPELINE

Evans and Rhodes, LLC partner, Donald C. Evans Jr., advised land owners impacted by the planned Palmetto Pipeline in Georgia to deny Kinder Morgan survey rights. An excerpt from the SavanahNow.com article explains: “Anti-pipeline activists have been urging landowners to revoke the right to survey with a form letter available through the Push Back the…

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