Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will speak in Martinez Tuesday at a breakfast held to raise awareness about a new regional 1-percent sales tax for transportation.
Deal will give remarks at a breakfast sponsored by the Georgia Transportation Alliance, a Georgia Chamber of Commerce entity established to promote the T-SPLOST referendum.
The 7:30 a.m. breakfast takes place at West Lake Country Club.The cost to attend the breakfast ranges from a "suggested" minimum contribution of $500 to $50,000 for platinum sponsors.
Columbia County has eight projects listed in the referendum, including completing the extension of Riverwatch Parkway and widening Robinson Avenue.
A referendum on the tax goes before voters July 31.
To RSVP, or for information, contact Eliza McArthur at (706) 435-5586 or email@example.com.