FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch City Council voted Wednesday to approve laws governing sewer use in the city, including adding a $15-per-month surcharge to businesses to help pay for testing and inspections.
"North Georgia's Largest Fireworks Show," Braselton. Racing and fireworks. Qualifying at 6 p.m.; race at 7 p.m. Friday, Lanier National Speedway, 1 Raceway Drive, Braselton. $20 general admission, $5 age 11 and younger, free for age 5 and younger; $10 trackside parking. 770-967-8600.
American Legion fireworks, Gainesville. Sponsored by Paul E. Bolding Post 7. Snow cones, hot dogs, horse shoes and fireworks at dusk. Noon Saturday, Laurel Park, 3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville.
Fourth of July Celebration, Helen. Music by David Blackmon & Curley Maple, games, food and drinks. 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Rivermist Lodge, 6965 ...
A lengthy medical malpractice case that stemmed from a tick bite may be heading for a retrial after the Georgia Supreme Court this week reversed a jury's verdict that cleared four Gainesville doctors of negligence.