The Hampton City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday asking the Georgia General Assembly to let voters decide if casino gaming should be legalized.
The Hampton City Council approved perhaps the most liberal public comment policy in the county at its meeting Tuesday.
City Council members Marty Meeks and Mary Ann Mitcham officially re-joined the Hampton City Council on Tuesday evening.
Two city council members will officially join the Hampton City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 7.
The council voted in favor of adding an additional public comment session at its Tuesday meeting. If the ordinance is passed in its second reading, meeting attendees will have the opportunity to speak in two public comment sessions – one for agenda items and one for general items.
The Hampton oval has been a shelter for those escaping the wrath of hurricanes in recent years. Over 100 campers stayed at the track in 2017 during Hurricane Irma, and dozens more stayed in the camping areas during Hurricanes Florence and Michael.