While some people spent their weekend watching college football or hiding indoors from the cold weather, members from three local Baptist churches traveled to Hoschton and helped a fellow ministry rebuild its sanctuary.
On March 30, Crossview Church in Hoschton caught fire just hours after Sunday morning services had finished.
November 20, 2008|
Times regional staff
Rep. Paul Broun got his share of publicity last week after voicing fears President-elect Barack Obama could be planning to rule as a Marxist dictator with his own domestic security force.
"That's exactly what Hitler did in Nazi Germany, and it's exactly what the Soviet Union did," Broun said. "In fact, every fascist dictatorship has been established basically this way, by establishing a national police force or a national security force that's answerable to the one in power. That's the reason I'm so fearful of it."
Hall County officials are now moving unilaterally on a proposal to scrap the Civil Service Board after the proposal stalled in the state legislature. The board hears and decides disciplinary appeals brought by terminated or demoted employees.
The cost of the proposed Glades Reservoir in North Hall has already exceeded $15 million, and taxpayers will likely soon pump more money into the project on consulting fees and additional environmental studies.