GAINESVILLE - In honor of Celebrate Literacy Day, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) President and CEO Carol Burrell and Clifford the Big Red Dog visited NGMC's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to read to NICU patient Levi Dale. NGMC supports United Way's Read-Learn-Succeed Initiative, which promotes reading aloud to children as young as prenatal to five years old.<br />
NGMC also held an employee book drive, collecting more than 500 gently used books for United Way to distribute.
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.