FLOWERY BRANCH - Mark Walls has been elected President of the South Hall Republican Club.<br />
Serving with Walls will be: <br />
Vice-President Wally Stiving<br />
Vice-President John Breakfield<br />
Secretary Millie Schiehsl<br />
Treasurer Gordie Grass<br />
Charles Goodwin and Ed Asbridge are members at large.<br />
The group's next meeting will be May 5 and the scheduled speakers are gubernatorial candidate David Pennington plus state School Superintendent candidates Allen Fort, Richard Woods, Mary Kay Bacallao and Ashley Bell.<br />
The club will meet again May 8 and the speakers that night will be Hall County Commission candidates Kathy Cooper and Ken Cochran plus Hall County School Board candidates Brian Sloan, Bill Thompson, Traci McBride, Paul Godfrey and Mark Pettitt. There will be a question-and-answer time for these candidates.<br />
These two meetings will begin at 6:15. The club meets at the Spout Springs Library in Flowery Branch.
The Hall County Board of Elections Wednesday released the wording that will be on the ballot next month for the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) referendum. In addition, plans for a series of presentations dealing with the referendum were also announced.