GAINESVILLE - In observance of the Martin Luther King Holiday, Gainesville and Hall County administrative offices are closed Monday.<br />
In Hall County, it includes courts and community centers.<br />
County officials said the landfill and compactor sites will remain open.<br />
In Gainesville, solid waste and recycling customers scheduled for pick-up on Monday will be serviced Tuesday. Tuesday customers will get pick-up on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday are normal pick-up days.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton President Anthony Williamson said he would speak loudly in order to compete with the noise of construction crews outside the windows behind him. That sort of challenge expresses in a nutshell the story of the new hospital’s burgeoning inaugural year.
The Hall County School District will have to dip into the general fund in order to make sure all employees get a pay raise in the new fiscal year, but school board members think that's the right thing to do.