JEFFERSON - There are only a few days left to apply for The Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia's 41 electric cooperatives, including Jackson electric membership corporation (EMC).<br />
Students interested in applying should contact their high school guidance/counselors office or visit www.jacksonemc.com/scholarships for an online application, FAQs and complete details. Completed application packets must be received at Jackson EMC by 5:00 p.m. on January 24.<br />
The $1,000 scholarship can be applied to academic expenses at any accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational-technical institute in Georgia.<br />
Full- or part-time students who apply for the scholarship must be accepted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree program, a customer of Jackson EMC or the son or daughter of a customer and a resident of the home served by Jackson EMC.<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.