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Sponsored Links The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cobb County voters passed a 1 percent sales tax extension to benefit the county and city of Marietta schools Tuesday. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, 57 percent of voters said yes to the
Sunday, March 3, 2013 Sponsored Links The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cobb County voters will be asked on March 19 to renew a 1 percent sales tax expected to bring $773 million to their school districts over the next five years...If the tax isn't
The recession has caused many people to spend less, which has reduced the amount of revenue for the county...Rather than putting more money on the shelf, it made sense to take care of current needs, Conroy said...The biggest projects being
It was a year for political turnover on both sides of the river. Phenix City's municipal government experienced an almost complete makeover in November, while Muscogee County voters broke up a school board bloc that had challenged the school district'
As 2009 sales tax revenue runs short, district checks promises, priorities email@example.com The books must be balanced. Revenue from a five-year special purpose sales tax in Muscogee County again has fallen short of the cost of school
Marvin James knew exactly what he wanted to do as soon as he saw the new artificial turf in the Harris County High School stadium. "I fell on it," said James, a safety on the football team. So what was it like? "It was bouncy," he said. "It felt good
Interim Superintendent John Phillips Jr. told the Muscogee County School Board Monday night that some projects planned to be funded by the 2009 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax may be delayed or might not happen because of lack of money...
It will be some time before local voters' decision to approve a 1 percent transportation sales tax bears fruit, but its impact -- good and bad -- on the region will be long lasting, observers say...It is projected to raise about $1.8 billion in the
Thursday that the $1.8 billion to be raised over the next decade provides an economic opportunity unavailable to Atlanta, Savannah or Macon. The reasons for victory are as varied as the regions themselves, but a few trends emerged. Metro Atlanta, if
The Cobb County Commission voted 4-0 late Tuesday to hire six new full-time but seasonal workers, who would work for the county's Department of Transportation...These are temporary, seasonal jobs, said Faye DiMassimo, director of the Cobb County