ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed John Breakfield, a Gainesville attorney, to the State Properties Commission (SPC).<br />
Breakfield, who lives in Flowery Branch, is the managing partner of Breakfield & Associates, Attorneys.<br />
The commission is responsible for the acquisition and disposition of all State owned real property and all real property interests. Additionally, SPC provides leasing assistance to State entities in the location of State owned or commercially owned space.
House Republican leaders rallied around one of their own, Whip Steve Scalise, on Tuesday after he said he regrets speaking 12 years ago to a white supremacist organization and condemns the views of such groups.
President Vladimir Putin's chief political foe was convicted along with his brother on Tuesday in a fraud case widely seen as a vendetta by the Kremlin, triggering one of Russia's boldest anti-government demonstrations in years.
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.