Sales of liquor and beer will surely boast an increase due to yesterday’s vote. Carroll County has denied the sale of alcohol on sundays in the past, but a vote narrowly passed after a heated campaign since the referendum in February. Most voting happens due to seperation on party lines, however yesterday’s vote bordered along the lines of church and state. Many religious organizations around Carroll County campaigned for the ballot to be struck down, while small business owners more than applied affirmation.
A mathematics teacher at Carrollton City Schools has been arrested on three felony charges. Steve Martin faces charges by the City of Tallapoosa Police Department. It was in Tallapoosa that Martin traveled to meet what he believed was an underage girl. Martin and the “underaged girl” had been in online communication prior to the date. He was allegedly using a website known for child solicitation. To Martin’s surprise, he was met by The City of Tallapoosa Police Department.