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Stench stirs alliances in Latino area
Activists team up to rid area of foul smell
Local immigrants listen as Julio Hernandez, a University of North Georgia student, speaks about upcoming elections and community events on Sunday , while in the background Alex Ramirez, right, speaks with a local resident at Tadmore Park in Gainesville.
The putrid stench parading through one Latino neighborhood in Gainesville had become too much for local residents to sniff and bear. So, first they went looking for the source of the smell, exploring creeks and woods along the way, sure that its origins were part of a sanitation spill. Then they filed complaints to city officials.