Griffin mayoral candidate seeks recount

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Griffin Mayoral candidate Daa’ood Amin has requested a recount in the Nov. 5 race in which the uncertified result shows he trailed his Republican opponent, Doug Hollberg, by 15 votes “He (Amin) did request a recount,” said Spalding County Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley, who explained the requirements to initiate the process. […]

ESPLOST passes; referendum costs estimated to be at least $10,000

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin-Spalding County School System ESPLOST referendum has passed. With a turnout of only 8.4 percent, 68.38 percent of the voters, or 1,981, supported the referendum while 31.62 percent, or 916 voters opposed it. Spalding County Election Supervisor Terry Colling said the final cost of the single issue countywide referendum is […]