CORNELIA - Cornelia Fire Department personnel were called to a reported commercial fire at RaceTrac convenience store on Business Highway 441 around 3 a.m. Wednesday.<br />
The fire was located under the canopy over the gas pumps.<br />
A nearby Habersham County deputy sheriff was able to use an extinguisher to put out the fire in an overhead light.<br />
No one was hurt and the store is open for business.<br />
Additional details are not available.
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
The Hall County SPLOST VII Citizens’ Review Committee met for the second time Monday afternoon at the Hall County Government Center, elected leaders and immediately began sharing their visions of the committee’s objectives.