Lee County votes for wage compensation study

County Commissioners Meeting.

In Tuesday's Lee County Commissioner's meeting the board voted to go forward with a wage compensation/classification study.

The study will survey surrounding counties to see how Lee County wages compare.

The Mercer Group will conduct the survey for $25,000.

Also in the meeting, the board decided to give 15 to 16 unused acres of land to the Lee County School System. The property is located on Leslie Highway.

90-year-old Odethia Simmons-James of Leesburg, Georgia was in attendance to celebrate her near century milestone. She was honored during the meeting.