SPLOST opponent says project list too many ‘wants’
by Ricky Leroux
04:00 AM, Sunday, October 26
MARIETTA — Lance Lamberton predicts Cobb voters will reject the county’s proposed six-year extension of its special purpose local option sales tax Nov. 4 for several reasons. “I think this is the most wasteful SPLOST we’ve ever had,” he said. “It’...

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