owns County has made vast improvements in infrastructure such as a new water and sewage treatment plant in Hiawassee, helping to attract new business and industry to the area while improving the quality of life.
A part of Georgia’s modern integrated electrical transmission system, Hiawassee has excellent ability to supply industrial demands. Towns County is part of the Tennessee Valley Authority Electrical Distribution System. Electrical power is supplied through TVA by Blue Ridge Mountain EMC whose main office is located on Hwy. 76 in Young Harris. BRMEMC was organized in 1937 and is still operated as a non-profit, member-owned, Rural Electric Cooperative. The EMC now serves over 36,500 customers and will continue to grow with the community. Rates in this area are well below state and national averages. For more information, contact (706)
Application is made at the City Halls for city water in Young Harris or Hiawassee. Towns County Water and Sewage Authority handles application for water in the county. You must go to their office, complete a Users Agreement Form and pay required fee.
Alltel Information Services is a global provider of comprehensive, information technology solutions for organizations in the financial, telecommunications, mortgage and other industries, with clients in more than 50 countries and territories. Alltel has been providing local telephone service for more than 60 years and is one of the largest independent telephone companies in the United States. In addition to reliable phone service, they offer the latest advances in enhanced calling features. These advances are designed to suit a busy lifestyle and to provide personal control over the phone service.
The local office for Alltel is located on Hwy. 17/69 north, ¼ mile from the intersection of Hwy. 76 and Hwy. . For more information contact 1-800-.
Alltel Information Services (see above)
Local service is available through Alltel and Blue Ridge Mountain EMC. DSL is available through both companies.