Wed., August 1, 2012 3:46pm
Only three of Georgia’s 10 regional districts approved a penny sales tax increase for transportation projects. Columbus' Mayor is predicting this will lead to an economic realignment in the state.
Tue., May 22, 2012 10:30am
Douglasville's city council voted 7-0 Monday night to schedule a Sunday sales referendum for the November ballot, overriding Mayor Harvey Persons’ veto.
Thu., July 7, 2011 9:45am
Bulloch County Commissioners have decided to put a Sunday alcohol sales referendum on the ballot this fall. The referendum on Nov. 8 applies only to package sales of malt beverages and wine. Liquor can be purchased in the county only in restaurants with a license to pour.
Fri., June 24, 2011 4:23pm
A referendum on a proposed transportation sales tax will take place next summer. Some officials have expressed a desire to move the vote to the November general election. But changing the date won’t be easy.
Mon., June 20, 2011 10:15am
The mayor of Columbus says a special election on Sunday alcohol sales is unlikely to happen in her city this year.
Tue., May 31, 2011 2:41pm
Voters will get a glimpse this week of what transportation projects a proposed sales tax could fund. State officials are expected to release lists of eligible projects for 12 regions on Wednesday.
Wed., October 27, 2010 10:49am
On November 2, Georgia voters will make decisions on five amendments to the state constitution and a referendum.
Mon., July 12, 2010 3:09pm
State and most local officials report very slow turnout for early voting—with only a week to go before the primaries.