Locals pack BOE for tax hearing – Claxton Enterprise


Locals pack BOE for tax hearing
Claxton Enterprise
Citizens packed the Board of Education meeting room Monday night for the third public tax hearing regarding a proposed 5.17 percent tax increase and more than a dozen addressed the board directly, requesting the board approve a rollback millage rate of ...

Perry is raising property taxes, but not really – The Telegraph


The Telegraph

Perry is raising property taxes, but not really
The Telegraph
Warner Robins and Houston County were in the same situation this year but rolled back their millage rates by negligible amounts rather than holding the hearings. Gilmour said Perry's policy has been to leave the millage rate as is and have the hearings ...

Post 3, West Ward candidates answer Citizen questions – Rockdale Newton Citizen (press release) (registration)


Rockdale Newton Citizen (press release) (registration)

Post 3, West Ward candidates answer Citizen questions
Rockdale Newton Citizen (press release) (registration)
COVINGTON - Incumbent Ocie Franklin and challengers Anthony Henderson and Jeffrey Johnson have qualified for the Post 3, West Ward seat on the Covington City Council. The Newton Citizen sent the candidates four questions regarding their concerns ...

Branford council approves 26 percent increase to millage rate – The Union-Recorder


Branford council approves 26 percent increase to millage rate
The Union-Recorder
The Town of Branford is looking to raise its millage rate by more than 26 percent. ... 12, the town council adopted the 2017-18 millage rate and budget. The millage rate is 6.000 mills. Branford's current millage rate is 4.7433, an increase of 26.5 ...

Citizens want parks, trails, safety in Statesboro – Statesboro Herald


Statesboro Herald

Citizens want parks, trails, safety in Statesboro
Statesboro Herald
Of the people who completed surveys, 55 percent indicated they reside year-round within Statesboro's city limits, 39 percent live in unincorporated Bulloch County, 2 percent, or just 10 individuals, attend Georgia Southern University and 4 percent live ...