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Fall Sports Cancellation and Refund Policy

August 27, 2020
REFUND procedure for Baseball and Fall Sports Registration. REGISTRATION REFUNDS - All registrants who paid $10.00 or less will get a voucher for that child(s) paid registration for a Rec. Program good for 1 year. If registration fees increase during that ...

BYRON VOTING SITE CLOSES BRIEFLY

June 3, 2020
The Byron Municipal Complex, Peach County Early Voting site, doors were closed for two hours due to a worker testing positive to the Coronavirus. According to O.C.G.A. 21-2-265(F) the Elections Superintendent has the right to move the location in the ...

INTENT TO PROCESS OR TABULATE EARLY

June 3, 2020
RULE 183-1-14-0.7-.15 For the Elections held on June 9, 2020, beginning at 8:00 am on the second Monday prior to Elections Day, county superintendents shall be authorized to open the outer envelope of accepted absentee ballots, remove the contents and ...

Freeport Exemption on Local Ballot

May 29, 2020
The Referendum placed on the current ballot asks the question "Do you support a Level II Freeport exemption?" What is Level II Freeport exemption? Georgia tax law allows local governments to assess taxes against inventory owned by businesses operating with in ...

2020 Baseball/Softball Refund Info:

April 23, 2020
BASEBALL REGISTRATION REFUNDS - All registrants who paid $10.00 or less will get a voucher for that child(s) paid registration for a Rec. Program good for 1 year. If registration fees increase during that time, the voucher will still be honored ...

Georgia DOT Proposes Changes to Hwy. 49 Connector

March 31, 2020
Georgia Department of Transportation engineers are proposing that a Reduced Conflict U-Turn (RCUT) intersection be installed on the Georgia 49 Connector at Woolfolk Road, north of Fort Valley in Peach County. A separate but concurrent project would construct a u-turn to the east of the intersection.