Councilman tries to oust 'panhandling' Shriners - myfoxcarolinas.com

Councilman tries to oust 'panhandling' Shriners

Posted: Updated:
Shriners attend the city council meeting Tuesday Shriners attend the city council meeting Tuesday
VILLA RICA, Ga. -

A group of Shriners in Villa Rica are upset after being told to stop collecting money in the streets.

Bill Hathaway, who is with the organization, has been going to the same intersection for two years. He says the money he collects is for children's hospitals.

According to Hathaway, a city councilman told the Shriners he 'doesn't want them out there collecting.'

Several Shriners packed the city council meeting on Tuesday in hopes to continue collecting for the charities.

FOX 5 will bring you more on the story tonight at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m.


Powered by WorldNow

WJZY FOX 46
3501 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Main Number: (704) 398-0046

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices