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 […]

Low voter turnout in Tuesday’s city election; Morrow, McLemore reelected and McCord takes Beyah’s seat

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Voter turnout for Tuesday’s city of Griffin Board of Commissioner’s races was very low, with only 21 percent of registered voters turning out to cast ballots. The result the three races was the reelection of two incumbents – Dick Morrow and Ryan McLemore – and the defeat of a third, Shaheer […]