Pike County will take the largest share when the proceeds of the proposed SPLOST are divided.
The Pike County Board of Commissioners is filling in details of the referendum that will eventually go before voters on the November ballot. At a workshop session Tuesday, June 2, commissioners decided how the SPLOST money will be divided among the county and municipalities, and commissioners selected the projects that the county's share of the SPLOST proceeds will fund.
The commissioners are expected to take official action on those matters at the meeting set for Wednesday, June 10.
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Proud parents, friends and family members packed the Pirates' stadium for Friday night's graduation. Inside the fieldhouse, seniors hugged each other, prepared for the ceremony and got pumped up by chanting "Pirates, '09 " one last time.
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By Don Collins
Highway 19 South and Highway 18 East at the Pike County Courthouse were closed for a short period of time Monday, May 25, 2009 to pay tribute to the Veterans of Pike County who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep America free. Marine Lance Corporal Jeffery D. Walker’s name was added to the 41 others engraved on the Veteran’s Memorial located on the southwest corner of the Square.
A robust crowd of citizens of all ages were present this noon in downtown Zebulon on the courthouse lawn to come together in prayer for our nation on this 58th annual observance of National Day of Prayer.
Music was provided by the choir of Old Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
Local Pastors Kenneth Koon, Concord Baptist Church; Clarence Burton, Neal Baptist Church; Terry Ison, Nazareth Baptist Church and Travis Ferguson of Old Mt Calvary Missionary Baptist Church led the crowd in prayers for our nation, our security, our military and their families, sanctity of life and protection of marriage.