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.
Minority leaders from the Latino and African-American communities of Gainesville met to form an alliance last week against Gainesville's at-large voting system, and that group staged an official protest at Tuesday night's Gainesville city council meeting.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the Obama administration urges changes it says would ensure that schools are held...