Hall, Gainesville schools to hold remote learning day Thursday, as Hurricane Zeta bears down on Gulf Coast
The Gainesville City School System will not hold in-person classes on Thursday, Oct. 29, as Hall County prepares strong winds and heavy rain expected from Hurricane Zeta. Class is still in session but will be hosted virtually, the school system says.
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Cinderella Beauty Shop hits 54th anniversary
Evelyn Roper, one of Cinderella’s first customers, poses with owner Corene Palmer. Evelyn has been getting her hair done at the salon for 54 years.

Cinderella Beauty Shop has been in business more than 54 years and is still serving many families and clients of every age and gender.

The beauty shop has catered to significant moments such as baby’s first haircut, a girl’s first prom updo, graduations and weddings.

The shop has a strong link to its clientele, including Evelyn Julia Roper, who started coming to the beauty shop when it was on Atlanta Highway in 1960. Ethlene Adams was her first beautician and now Jenny Gee fixes her hair at the shop’s current location. Roper has been coming to the shop for her cuts for almost 55 years.

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