Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender Brad Morris remained in critical but stable condition at an Atlanta hospital Wednesday, a day after his scooter collided with an employee's truck that swerved into his path.
Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error is sponsoring a free, two-hour teen driving course to help guide parents and teens aged 14-16 through the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time required by Georgia law. A parent or guardian is required to attend the class with each teen driver.
Forty-four schools from across Georgia will be announced as "No Excuses" schools today at a news conference by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Gainesville's Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.
Local governments, schools and public agencies are bracing for the impact of a 26-cent-per-gallon state excise tax on gasoline, which will contribute to $850 million or more in revenue for road and bridge projects across Georgia, that takes effect Wednesday.
The shake-up of an oversight committee for the Chicopee Woods Golf Course was completed Tuesday, the latest move prompted by poor conditions and slipping revenues at the 600-acre course in Gainesville.
With only a few agenda items and the pending departure of City Manager Kip Padgett, who has resigned to take a similar job in North Carolina, the Gainesville City Council has canceled its scheduled work session for Thursday morning.