Retail gas prices climb as 2012 comes to end. While gas prices are likely to rise into next year, whether or not a deal is made to avoid the fiscal cliff will determine if prices continue on an upward trend.
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.
To help reduce the risk of child drownings, especially among minorities, the USA Swimming Foundation has set the goal of teaching 800,000 children to swim this year at more than 725 locations around the country, including one in Gainesville.