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County’s second solar farm set to go online in 2015

Ivey turns family land outside Social Circle from cotton to harvesting the sun

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 5:40 pm, Tue Jul 9, 2013.

Land used in the 1930s for growing cotton is getting ready for the new age of farming — solar. 

At a meeting earlier this month, the Walton County Board of Commissioners approved the county’s second solar farm, this one 205 acres located at 916 Social Circle Fairplay Road. 

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  • '77 Hurricane posted at 11:03 am on Sun, Jan 1, 2012.

    '77 Hurricane Posts: 589

    @MRM: "Millions of gallons of pesticides on 205 acres" ROTFLMFAO!!

    Agreed. Put there for dramatic effect or in total ignorance. I opt for the latter.......

  • MRM Cattle posted at 10:55 am on Wed, Dec 28, 2011.

    MRM Cattle Posts: 1

    Millions of gallons of pesticides on 205 acres? Sounds like someone has no idea what they are saying or writing.

  • WiILLIAM CHAPMAN posted at 9:13 am on Wed, Dec 28, 2011.

    WiILLIAM CHAPMAN Posts: 345

    Good Luck [thumbup]

    Former Ga Tech solar energy site technologist. 1979-1985