A year ago, Steven Ballowe received a glowing evaluation from the Gainesville board of education. The report was heavy in praise for Ballowe's innovations and how the system has drawn acclaim across the state for its educational practices.
On this cool Saturday morning, the Oaks Miniature Golf course was bustling with sound. Lively folk music and rushing waterfalls blended in the background of people chatting as they lined up for their turn at the "Putting for Pets" miniature golf tournament.
A U.S. senator and a U.S. representative from Florida have introduced legislation calling for a comprehensive study of the water management, needs and conservation along the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system.
White County Board of Commissioners voted to spend up to $20,000 for the new guardrails at the bridge south of Water Cress Road in response to a mid-March wreck that killed Cecily Mcree Hamilton, 16, and driver Taylor Scott Swing, 18, both of Cleveland.
Transportation and education dominated much of the debate and media coverage coming out of this year's state legislative session, which ended April 2, but what about those rabid raccoons populating Hall County?