Six people traveling in a van Thursday were transported for medical treatment after a wreck on Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road, including one child who was airlifted to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.
Hall County ranked as the 25th best in health outcomes among Georgia's 159 counties, but most of its surrounding northeast neighbors rated better - including No. 1 Forsyth and No. 4 Gwinnett - according to a 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report.
The person responsible for making sure thousands of Hall County students get a hearty breakfast and lunch each school day is joining peers from around the country in Washington, D.C., to lobby against paying for school meals with block grants.
Lanier Charter Career Academy is changing its name and expanding its connections with other schools, but its core mission of preparing students for employment and helping them become contributing members of their communities remains the same.