Tourism is big business for Northeast Georgia. Between Lake Lanier and the mountains, the beauty of the local area draws thousands of visitors who then spend money at area restaurants, shops and hotels.
The Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville has planned a series of patriotic events this month, partly as a fundraiser and partly to tout a subject already near and dear to many area residents.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved funding for the North Hall park project on Nopone Road at its Thursday board meeting. The county will use certificates of participation to cover the costs.