Saturday was the first time a flag retirement ceremony has been held at the American Legion Post 7 in Gainesville. The Legion collects flags in bins in front of the post from anyone who has worn out flags that need to be properly retired. The proper way to retire a flag is burning or burying the flag. Typically, flag-retirement ceremonies are held by members of the Boy Scouts or veterans groups.
A North Hall High School student was charged with making terroristic threats after notes were allegedly found that had words including "bomb," "bomba," "ISIS," and "bomb at 10:30" on a bathroom wall and in the student's backpack.
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Court documents show the Boy Scouts of America have since learned of sexual abuse allegations against a Gainesville scoutmaster possibly occurring "in other troops from a time period prior to his appointment" at First Baptist Church on Green Street.
Overnight lane closures will start Tuesday and are slated to last about three weeks as the Georgia Department of Transportation extends a westbound left-turn lane on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at Green Hill Circle.