Conservative

Schools getting hit hard this year.

First time school board members must be asking themselves why they ran for school board. The State starts by telling them they may stop paying for insurance for all part time non-certified employees. Then the State tells them they may take away the E-SPLOST penny in fuel tax by converting it to an excise tax.

How Low Will It Go

gas

The price of Gas keeps dropping. Dropping at rates no one would have said possible just a year ago. As I drove around North Hall today I saw no less than 5 gas stations selling regular unleaded for $1.99 a gallon.  I know, hard to believe.  So to prove it I’ll post a photo.  See…

The Library Empire Strikes Back

Could the Hall County Library System be run worse than Adrian Mixson runs it? I think NO it could not. Adrian Mixson loves to blame the county for everything but keep in mind the library funding comes from the county and the state. A luxury that most people (departments) don’t have. This does not even…

Commissioner Powell Hates YOUR Yard!

On Monday the Times reported that the Hall County Commission revised their sewer rate proposal at the Planning Meeting. As usual the Times was wrong. It was a completely different plan proposal by Commissioner Billy Powell. The fun part is that it was written by South Hall, Village of Deaton Creek resident Phyllis Mercer. Phyllis,…

Be Careful What You Ask For

Incumbent county commissioners did not seem to do so well this last November; but one survived the election. I do not understand why the citizens of West Hall County (from Oakwood in the South to Murrayville in the North) vote for a guy who does nothing for the area, but they did. Come January first…

One Man One Vote or 2 or 3 or 4

As I read the Gainesville Times today I am reminded of the problems in the Hall County Elections Office. It is my opinion that Hall County has one of the worst run Elections Offices in the State of Georgia. Our Elections Director, Charlotte Sosebee, has to be the worst high ranking employee in Hall County.…

LOST and Found

Ok, I’m going to break Local Option Sales Tax (here on referred to as LOST)  down as easily as I can. Point one and most important, “The General Assembly initially authorized the levy of a LOST in 1975 both for the purpose of providing property tax relief for residents and to assist local governments in…