GAINESVILLE - The American Red Cross is seeking donations this holiday season through the 2013 Red Cross Holiday Campaign. <br />
Holiday shoppers can give by visiting www.redcross.org/gifts and browsing through the 2013 Holiday Giving Catalog to purchase a variety of symbolic gifts in the name of the people on their gift list. Their purchase can support the Red Cross mission in many different ways, such as helping a disaster victim, providing comfort kits for injured members of the Armed Forces or helping supply measles vaccinations around the world.<br />
In addition, the Gainesville-based Northeast Georgia Chapter is seeking donations of new blankets as well as monetary donations to assist its local disaster clients. For more information or to make a contribution contact the chapter office at 770-532-8453. <br />
About three dozen businesses from White County and the surrounding area showcased their services and the products they provide during the 2016 White County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo held Thursday.
The Flowery Branch City Council gave first reading approval to a rezoning request for a 7.1-acre tract on East Main Street that could lead to the construction of a 60-unit multi-family senior housing affordable-living complex.