GAINESVILLE - "Women's Work," an exhibition featuring contemporary fiber artists in Georgia, will be highlighted July 17, 5:30-7:00, at a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit at Brenau University.<br />
It will be held in the Simmons Visual Arts Center's Sellars Gallery.<br />
The evening will include a panel discussion on the historical roles of women in the creation of textiles and fiber arts led by humanities scholar Dr. Heather Holliman and artist Jen Borg and a demonstration by the Georgia Mountain Handspinners Guild. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call (770) 534-6263.<br />
The project is supported by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly.
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.