Pre-SPLOST vote: 2 yes, 3 undecided
by Ricky Leroux
04:00 AM, Tuesday, July 22
MARIETTA — Last week, County Chairman Tim Lee predicted the Board of Commissioners would unanimously vote in favor of placing a new sales tax on the November ballot along with the list of projects the tax would fund. Yet Commissioner Helen Goreham...

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