The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to vote Thursday to accept $57,400 from the DOT for slightly more than a half-acre at the Georgia State Patrol post off Cleveland Highway/U.S. 129 for construction of the new Longstreet Bridge crossing Lake Lanier.
A veterans career fair will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Gainesville Career Center, 2756 Atlanta Highway. Job seekers interested in attending the job fair may visit www.employgeorgia.com to create an account and upload, or prepare, a resume. Applicants are encouraged to bring a resume and dress appropriately to improve their opportunities for jobs. For more information about the event, call the Gainesville Career Center at 770-535-5484.
WASHINGTON -- A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America's 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the nation proved to be "more divided than we thought" but urged unity and told her supporters, "We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead."
An amendment increasing penalties for human trafficking crimes won approval, and will also impose a new tax on strip clubs and other adult entertainment businesses. The money will help pay for care for child victims of sexual exploitation.
State Rep. Emory Dunahoo, R-Gainesville, has been elected to a third full term to the Georgia General Assembly, besting his opponent, Democrat Michelle Jones, 74.01 percent to 25.86 percent on Election Day.