AUSTELL - Prestin Boyd from Bethlehem Elementary School in Barrow County is Georgia's AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year Award. Only one patrol member, per state, in The Auto Club Group's territory wins the annual award.<br />
The AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year Award recognizes the patroller who "best exemplifies the leadership qualities, good citizenship, school involvement, and application of safety skills vital to effectively and responsibly wear the AAA School Safety Patrol badge."<br />
During the nomination process, students were picked by their teacher, principal, or supervisor and then judged based on their performance with leadership qualities, safety skills, school involvement, and citizenship. This year, one person was selected as the winner from their essay entry that described, "How participating in the AAA School Safety Patrol
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.