ATLANTA - The new superintendent of Gainesville City Schools and Hall County Commissioner Scott Gibbs have been named to separate state boards by Gov. Nathan Deal.<br />
Wanda G. Creel was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia. Gibbs was named by the governor to serve on the state Board of Community Affairs.<br />
Deal also reappointed Bill Sloan of Gainesville, a retired Hall County educator, to Board of Trustees of the Georgia Teacher Retirement System.
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.