Sales tax, alcohol sales on Middle Georgia ballots

Telegraph staffMarch 7, 2012 

DOOLY COUNTY

Proposal to raise an estimated $10.83 million from a special purpose local option sales tax to renovate the county courthouse and pay for projects in Byromville, Dooling, Lilly, Pinehurst, Unadilla and Vienna.

YES: 691

NO: 287

JEFFERSONVILLE

Proposal to allow the package sale of alcohol from 12:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Sunday.

YES: 89

NO: 90

JONES COUNTY

Proposal to use more than $1 million in bonds to improve the water and sewer system in the River North community.

YES: 213

NO: 59

MACON COUNTY

Proposal to extend a 1-percent education sales tax for up to five years to raise up to $7.6 million for school-related projects, including renovations at Macon County High School, technology, buses and textbooks.

YES: 726

NO: 264

PUTNAM COUNTY (unincorporated)

Proposal to allow the Sunday sale of alcohol by the drink from 12:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

YES: 1,967

NO: 1,186

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