As educators learn the H1N1 flu is more likely to afflict children and younger adults, schools and colleges are ramping up their preventative measures and educating students, parents and teachers on their role in keeping the community healthy.
In recent months, the talk already has turned to the 2010 elections, but qualifying begins today for this November's municipal elections to fill local government positions across Northeast Georgia and the state.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has been awarded nearly $25,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand research and monitoring of a deadly disease affecting bat populations that may have habitat in Hall County.
Local leaders and elected officials on Wednesday showed up to celebrate the groundbreaking of a planned medical office complex in Braselton that - once complete - could feature a mix of medical services.
The Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame, Georgia Department of Veterans Service and Georgia Building Authority have agreed to have the hall of fame initially located in the Floyd Veterans Memorial Building on the state capitol grounds.