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City Council gives 1st OK to annexing islands
Planning commission approved request earlier
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Gainesville City Council gave its first OK Tuesday night to annexing 115 “island” properties on 197 acres in Hall County. The vote was 4-1, with Councilman George Wangemann in opposition. “Personally, I don’t like to force anybody to do anything against their will, and I think this is a pretty clear-cut case of (that),” Wangemann said.