Broad River Quarries LLC, an Elberton mining company, has reportedly filed a claim against Rockdale County, accusing county officials of permitting another mining company of illegally operating. According to Broad River, the quarry is not in according with local zoning laws and needs to cease operations.
There are various types and levels of law. Laws even divide based on the county that one lives in. Your friend who might live only 10 minutes away could have distinct laws that, for example, impact what they can or cannot do with their home.
The community in which a person lives, where a person calls home, is worth protecting. For some, that might mean fighting crime. Maybe it means fighting higher taxes. For others, it means protecting the very land that their community is built upon.