On March 19, 2009, Decatur County issued its $8,455,000 Decatur County General Obligation Sales Tax Bonds, Series 2009. Gray & Pannell LLP acted as bond counsel on the transaction. The attorneys of Gray & Pannell LLP began working with the Board of Commissioners in the early summer of 2008 on the renewal of their SPLOST and a bond program for the County. The bonds were authorized in conjunction with the renewal of the Decatur County SPLOST by the voters of the County on September 16, 2008.