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Local election official responds to investigation referral

April 21, 2021

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger recently announced that he had referred Grady County and two other counties for the alleged failure to properly complete absentee ballot transfer forms, a violation of the Georgia Rules and Regulations. Grady County Chief Registrar Malinda Butler said this week that since Raffensperger’s announcement she has not heard from…

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County to invest in new fire engine, new station to be built

April 21, 2021

The Grady County Commission has not even begun serious discussions of the 2022 operating budget, but the board has already committed funds to purchase a new fire engine. At the commission meeting on April 6, the board unanimously approved the purchase of a commercial cab Pierce Class A pumper at a cost of $322,761 from…

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JDA making investments into its leased facilities

April 21, 2021

The Grady County Joint Development Authority continues to make investments to enhance the Heritage Industrial Complex. As part of the authority’s lease with Big Bend Agri Services, annual improvements are required. Julian Brown, JDA executive director,  reported Tuesday that a project to improve air flow and ventilation in the section of the Heritage Industrial Complex…

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