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Sales Tax Vote Tuesday
Saturday, 14 March 2009

March 14--  Voters in Toombs County go to the polls Tuesday to decide if they want to extend a one percent sales tax for the school systems in Vidalia and Toombs County.  School officials say the tax will raise about $38 million over a five-year period.

The Toombs County school system would receive $19,760,000 primarily to build a new Toombs County High School and Toombs Central Elementary School.

The Vidalia City School System's share is $18,240,000 for a variety of projects including renovation of the J.D. Dickerson Primary School and to complete the renovation at Sally Meadows Elementary School; purchase of school transportation, furniture, textbooks and equipment; upgrades to technology and electrical systems; roofing; athletic facilities at J.R. Trippe Middle School; and kitchen expansions at Vidalia High School and J.D. Dickerson Primary.

The polls will be open Tuesday from seven a.m. till seven p.m.


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