A proposal to keep one rifle each at three Gainesville schools will cost approximately $6,000, a number to be evenly split between the Gainesville City School System and the Gainesville Police Department.
Gainesville native and resident Brett Mercer has qualified for the Ward 1 position of the Gainesville City Board of Education, effectively replacing former member David Syfan, who has chosen not to run this year.
At Monday's meeting of the Hall County Board of Education, Superintendent Will Schofield advised board members that schools have been receiving calls about preventing their children from taking standardized tests.
Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle confirmed that Air Life air ambulance had been called for one patient in a Sunday morning accident at Browns Bridge Road and Watson Circle. Five patients in total were being evaluated at the scene, Cagle said.
With Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller calling it the "second most important date" the city has had after becoming home base for the Atlanta Falcons, council members approved the very first steps of developing a new city hall location.
Colleagues, friends and family members of Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown gathered on May 11 to recognize him for being named as one of 2015's top 10 public works leaders by the American Public Works Association.