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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Gainesville woman killed in Friday night wreck
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Police on Monday identified the victim of a Friday evening wreck as Yaqueline Ibarra, 21, of Gainesville.

Ibarra, driving a 1992 Honda Accord, died after it appears she pulled in front of a 2003 Lincoln Aviator SUV traveling north on Athens Highway at the intersection with Wilson Drive at about 7 p.m., Cpl. Kevin Holbrook of the Gainesville Police Department said.

Ibarra, along with the driver and a 2-year-old child in the SUV, were taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ibarra was later pronounced dead. The other driver and child have been released from the hospital, Holbrook said.

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