Town of Ranger is officially dissolved in northwest Georgia

RANGER, Georgia (WDEF) – With the wave of a pen, the town of Ranger is no more.

Governor Brian Kemp has signed the law dissolving the small town in eastern Gordon County.

We told you how Representative Matt Barton proposed disbanding the town government following his investigation into complaints by residents.

One resident complained he tried to get a business license, but couldn’t get any elected officials to respond to him.

Rep. Barton, himself, found the city hall phone number had been disconnected and the sign taken down.

So now, the city government is being disbanded and the county will take over all local administration.

The most recent census put Ranger’s population at 111.

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