That kinda smarts … didn’t see that coming!!
Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charles Bannister resigned Friday morning as a special-purpose grand jury convened for the final meeting following a nine-month investigation into questionable land purchases. Shirley Lasseter, vice chairman of the board, will serve as acting chairman until a more permanent solution, most likely a special election, is made. Bannister issued the following statement, citing a “trying” year that has put strain on his family and his health: “While I am proud of Gwinnett County Government’s many accomplishments over the past six years and had hoped to guide more of this Board’s work to completion, I find myself near the end of an extremely trying year that has placed an undeserved strain on my family and has threatened my own health.Via the Gwinnett Daily Post … click for MORE.