October 9, 2017



​Cindy Shelnutt has designed an ornament featuring the Meriwether County Courthouse that will represent Meriwether County on a 2017 Christmas tree at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion in Atlanta.

The ornament features a painting of the Courthouse by Ms. Shelnutt.

She was recognized for her beautiful design at the Sept. 26, 2017 meeting of the Meriwether County Board of Commissioners.  Commissioners on hand were Chairman Beth Neely-Hadley, Vice Chairman Alfred “Buster” McCoy, Shirley Hines, Mary Bray and Bryan Threadgill.

According to the Governor’s Mansion website, the mansion on West Paces Ferry Road will be closed for public tours Nov. 17 through Dec. 2 prior to the opening of the 2017 Holiday Tours.

The Governor and First Lady cordially invite you to the Governor's Mansion Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 3, 2017 at 6 p.m.

 

2017 Christmas Schedule:

November 16


Last Day of Public Tours prior to the Tree Lighting

 
December 3

6:00 PM Governor’s Mansion Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

*Open to the public- No reservation necessary

 
December 4 – 9

Christmas Tours 9:30 – 11:00 AM

 
Sunday, December 10

Christmas Tours 2:00 – 4:00 PM

 
December 11 – 16

Christmas Tours 9:30 – 11:00 AM


Sunday, December 17

Christmas Tours 2:00 – 4:00 PM


​The Mansion is closed from December 18, 2017- January 31, 2018. 

The Mansion re-opens for tours on February 1, 2018.

For further information, please call the Georgia Governor’s Mansion at 404-261-1776. Driving directions are available at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion website at mansion.georgia.gov/driving-directions.

Cindy Shelnutt painted this image of the Meriwether County Courthouse for an ornament that will represent Meriwether County on a Christmas tree at the Georgia Governor's Mansion for 2017.

Cindy Shelnutt was recognized at the Sept. 26, 2017 Meriwether Board of Commissioners meeting for her design of a Christmas ornament featuring the Meriwether County Courthouse. From left are, front, Commissioner Shirley Hines and Ms. Shelnutt; back, Commissioner Bryan Threadgill, Commissioner Mary Bray, Commission Chairman Beth Neely-Hadley and Vice Chairman Alfred "Buster" McCoy.

Cindy Shelnutt designs Meriwether County ornament for Georgia Governor’s Mansion Christmas tree