FLOWERY BRANCH - Former Flowery Branch Mayor Eugene Green has died.<br />
City records show that Green first served Flowery Branch as a councilman from 1983 to 1986 and then again in 1989 and 1990.<br />
He was elected mayor in 1991 and served in that capacity until 1998.<br />
Green, who was 83, died Thursday.<br />
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Little-Davenport Funeral Home in Gainesville.<br />
A couple of days after an outright win in the general primary in which he avoided a runoff by a wide margin, U.S. Representative Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, said he was glad the week was drawing to a close.
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