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Grounds

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The Grounds Division is responsible for the outside appearance of the county’s administrative buildings, parks, ball fields and other recreational facilities.

From March until November grounds crews are busy with the following:

  • The weekly cutting and general maintenance of approximately 150 acres of lawns.

  • Planting and maintaining flower beds.

  • The planting, care and removal of trees and shrubs.

In addition to their general landscaping duties, grounds crews spend March through October maintaining, dragging, and lining the county’s 16 ball fields.

The Grounds Division performs services at the following facilities:

  • Buchanan Park
    3100 Cameron Drive

  • Dalrymple Park
    300 Globe Street

  • Horton Park
    1515 Washington Avenue

  • Kiwanis Children’s Park
    807 Tryon Street

  • Kiwanis Family Park
    1800 Wicker Street

  • Lett’s Optimist Park
    Broadway Road

  • Lion’s Club Fairgrounds ball field
    505 N Seventh Street

  • Northview ball fields
  • Optimist Park ball field
    305 Legion Road

  • O.T Sloan Pool and Tennis Center
    1420 Bragg Street

  • San Lee Park
    572 Pumping Station Road

  • Temple Park
    Seventh & McIver Streets

From November through February, grounds crews are busy performing winter maintenance of the County’s landscapes. These duties include leaf removal, seeding, planting, fertilizing, spraying for weed control, tree and shrub pruning, playground maintenance, fence repair and replacement, and the service and repair of equipment.

Public concerns regarding the safety and cleanliness of any of our facilities can be addressed to Russell L. Spivey, Buildings and Grounds Superintendent.

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