Sometime between algebra and geography classes, school children across the state took to the tiled bathrooms and windowless hallways of their schools Wednesday to practice the duck and cover severe weather drill.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council voted Wednesday to contract with a Norcross firm to do preliminary engineering for the second phase of landscaping, new sidewalks and other improvements in the downtown area.
Eddie Hartness, president of the Gainesville Kiwanis Hope Foundation, announced Tuesday that the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville has paid off its $112,000 note used to purchase land to house four families transitioning out of homelessness.
Gainesville City Council moved forward on a corporate golf fee contract between the Chatthoochee Golf Course and the Chattahoochee Country Club even though they had previously agreed to wait on the agreement.
The Gainesville Lions Club honored state Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox with its highest award for her efforts to donate $1 million to state schools for the deaf and blind following her win on the television show "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?"
The cost of the proposed Glades Reservoir in North Hall has already exceeded $15 million, and taxpayers will likely soon pump more money into the project on consulting fees and additional environmental studies.
A couple and two children, including one child airlifted to an Atlanta hospital, were seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck Sunday morning on Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road at Watson Circle in West Hall County.
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.