Morning Briefing: What Was Said at the Town Hall?
Here's what's going on in Canton this Tuesday.
1. Weather: Rain is in the forecast for Canton today, says the National Weather Service. Expect a high temperature of 61 degrees today, followed by a low tonight of 35 degrees. There is a 30 percent of more rain and possibly some snow tonight.
2. In Case You Missed It: A young woman is lucky to be alive after the car she was in went airborne and landed upside down on Highway 372 in Ball Ground on Sunday. See photographs of the accident and an update on the woman's condition here.
3. Happening Now: Do you know a young professional in Cherokee County who is making a difference? The Chamber of Commerce wants to know about it! Find out how to nominate him or her for a prestigious Chamber award!
4. Looking Ahead: Come back at noon to see video and a recap of yesterday's town hall meeting on the fire bond referendum. The two councilmen involved certainly had an interesting crowd on their hands.
5. On This Date in History: On March 5, 1979, the Voyager 1 probe comes within 127,000 miles of Jupiter, its closest approach to the gas giant. In the 30 years since the encouter, Voyager 1 has made it to the very edge of our solar system, and is expected to leave the solar system within the next two years.