FLOWERY BRANCH - The Harvest Balloon Festival is returning to Sterling on the Lake's Village Green in Flowery Branch next month.<br />
Visitors and residents alike are invited to the fourth annual event on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 8 p.m. The fall festival will include balloon rides and other family-friendly activities, with event proceeds benifiting two local charities.<br />
Admission is free and parking is $5 per car. Sterling's Village Green is located at 7005 Lake Sterling Blvd., Flowery Branch. For a complete schedule and directions, visit www.harvestballoonfestival.com or call (678) 960-0232.
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.