UNDATED - Motorists reported a tree down on Jim Hood Road, in Hall County Monday afternoon; in addition, a stalled tractor trailer reportedly blocked lanes of Green Street near the U.S. Post Office for a time.<br />
The tree was blocking both lanes of the roadway near Mount Vernon Elementary School, causing traffic delays in the area.<br />
Gainesville authorities did not have information on how much of Green Street was blocked by the big rig.<br />
Hall County emergency officials had neither incident still working in their response system as of 1:50 p.m.
Hall County officials believe healthy county employees will be of greater service to the county. With that in mind, they have created a health-based fitness initiative to provide free fitness training for county workers.
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