Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 11:13 pm (Updated: September 7, 11:31 am)
By Lewis and Joanie Walker of Independence When Laura George presented her proposed project, the Oracle Retreat Center, to the Grayson Board of Supervisors for approval on June 10, 2010, freedom of speech was exercised by 28 citizens. Sixteen others voiced their views through letters and phone calls. Though many of the remarks by local people expressed opposition on religious grounds, the board declined the project based on common sense building principles. Is the road through George’s property accessible by emergency vehicles?
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