Lumber City is also home of the historic train trestle.
This historical structure can be seen from US Hwy 341, just south of Lumber City, as you are crossing the Ocmulgee River.
The Ministry is dealing with quite a very demanding, challenging and dynamic environment whose demands are growing in leaps and bounds in term of quantity and quality, amplified by the Ministry’s share of contribution to the total development of the Kingdom.
With the introduction of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s 2030 Vision and the initiatives of the Economic Development Board intended to give birth to and produce a governmental administrative environment that takes the lead in the economic and social advancement, all these offer an important opportunity to restructure and refashion the role of the Ministry of Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning in collaboration with the four executive municipal subdivisions as designed to transform the Ministry into a key partner in the development of policies, application of the development plans, provision of municipal services that are responsive to the local needs, thereby boosting the citizens and residents in the government and encouraging the citizens to become proactive participants in the initiatives intended to promote their local communities.
This subcontract is covered under the requirements of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968.
This subcontract opportunity is a Section 3 Covered Contract.
Within the framework of the world and neighboring area’s economies, Bahrain’s ability to create employment opportunities and robust sustainable economic growth will depend to a large extent on the creation of development and competitiveness of the business sectors in the Kingdom.
Generally speaking, the role of the government and the role of service ministries, including the Ministry of Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, in particular, lies in supporting the national economy and enhancing the efficiency of the public sector, thereby consolidating these capabilities.
Telfair’s creeks and rivers provide bountiful fishing and water activities.
Hunters delight in the dove, quail, wild turkey, deer, and small game.
In the 1800’s, Lumber City was a thriving town due to the tremendous amount of lumber and other products being shipped by steamboats to Brunswick and Darien, GA down the Ocmulgee River.
Also, steamboats on the Ocmulgee River made connections with Southern Railroad in Lumber City.
Jacksonville was a landing for freight and passenger traffic on the river some years before and after the War between the States.