FLOWERY BRANCH - Hall County officially opened its Spout Springs Water Reclamation Facility on Thursday morning with a ribbon-cutting.
The ceremony was held at Sterling on the Lake on the Flowery Branch residential community's Village Green, which is irrigated with reuse water from the new Spout Springs Water Reclamation Facility Reuse System.
Deteriorating conditions and dwindling revenues have prompted officials at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course to lay off the director of golf, take ownership of the pro shop and consider a shakeup of members on an oversight committee in an effort to get the ball back on the green.
With Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller calling it the "second most important date" the city has had after becoming home base for the Atlanta Falcons, council members approved the very first steps of developing a new city hall location.
Colleagues, friends and family members of Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown gathered on May 11 to recognize him for being named as one of 2015's top 10 public works leaders by the American Public Works Association.