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School system likely to use reserves to avoid tax hike

The Grady County Board of Education began its work on the 2020-2021 operating budget in earnest Thursday night during a budget workshop meeting. The spending plan, as proposed, totals $38,380,986.29, just over $1 million less than the 2019-2020 fiscal year’s budget. Fearing upwards of $4 million in revenue cuts earlier in the year, Dr. Kermit…

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JDA awarded $500,000 grant for new spec building

A proposed new speculative building to be constructed at Milestone Industrial Park will soon be a reality thanks to a low interest loan from the state of Georgia. Grady County Joint Development Authority executive director Julian Brown announced Friday that the J.D.A. had been awarded a OneGeorgia Equity Fund loan for $500,000, which the authority…

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Paerosol Global Partners’ $17 million expansion will create 140 jobs in Bainbridge

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Paerosol Global Partners, LLC, (PGP), a manufacturer of disinfectant solutions and spraying instruments, plans to invest nearly $17 million in building a new facility in Bainbridge, Ga. This brand-new facility in Decatur County will mark the company’s first location in Georgia and create 140 new jobs. “PGP’s disinfectant…

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