August 6, 2014 12:00 AM

EDITORIAL: SPLOST leading the way to a better community

There are a few success stories to tell about the new Thomas Jackson Juvenile Justice Center. It is an idea that Judge Quintress Gilbert and Judge Tom Matthews have been holding onto for 16 years. The former Bibb County Commission took the idea and sold it to the residents in the last special purpose local option sales tax. The SPLOST oversight committee watched the pennies and the juvenile justice center came in ahead of schedule and under budget.

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