DEMOREST - Demorest Mayor Malcolm Hunnicutt and local churches will host the annual tree lighting program in downtown Demorest Wednesday evening.<br />
The 6:00 program features choirs from the Demorest Baptist Church and the Demorest Church of God. The Christmas story will be told by Rev. Joyce Acree of Demorest Federated Church.<br />
Santa will arrive on the Georgia Street scene atop a city fire truck. There will be hot chocolate and cookies for all upon his his arrival.
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.