BRASELTON - A year after President Barack Obama signed the stimulus bill into law, U.S. Rep. John Linder shared his thoughts on the plan, the health care debates in Congress and other issues facing national leaders today with the Braselton Rotary Club.
February 18, 2010|
By Claire Miller
Times regional staff
One year after President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, officials gathered at the construction site of Lula's future wastewater treatment facility to point out the many things the federal money has made possible.
Gainesville city school officials will move forward with an investigation into last week's Criterion-Referenced Competency Test erasure analysis that found two system schools had an abnormally high number of erasures on last spring's test.
Outreach, education and community meetings will be a critical part of selling Gainesville residents on the need for a new utility to pay for upgrades to the city's aging stormwater infrastructure, according to officials.
Hall County could start buying property in mid-2016 for the Spout Springs Road widening project, earlier than previously thought thanks to voters passing the 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax in March.
Gainesville City Council will approve an agreement today with an Atlanta engineering consultant to develop a comprehensive stormwater management program, which includes implementing a "rain tax" to pay for upgrades and replacements to aging drainage infrastructure.