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.
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.