Sale of hospital will reduce tax digest

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin-Spalding County Hospital Authority has entered into a memorandum of understanding that will result in Spalding Regional Hospital being purchased by WellStar, a non-profit entity. As such, WellStar will not pay property taxes, resulting in a total local tax digest decrease of $750,241.47. Based on 2015 information from Spalding County […]

County Board of Commissioners sets millage rate

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Board of Commissioners has unanimously vote to set the county’s millage rate at 16.01, which means it will remain the same as the 2013 rate. The Griffin-Spalding County School System also met Monday and its recommended millage rate is 19.47, also the same as in 2013. The Spalding […]

City commissioners vote to decrease millage rate

SHEILA MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Board of Commissioners on Tuesday evening approved a millage rate of 8.611, a decrease of .025 from the previous rate of 8.636. “We were able to drop the millage rate a few hundredths of a point. It’s not much, but every little bit helps,” said Griffin City Manager Kenny Smith, […]