GAINESVILLE - Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch has been named the recipient of the 2014 Georgia Sheriffs' Association President's Award. <br />
The award, which is given to one Georgia sheriff each year, is designed to recognize a sheriff who has made a "significant contribution" to the Georgia Sheriffs' Association Youth Homes. <br />
Couch will receive the award July 22 during the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes banquet at the Georgia Sheriffs' Association Summer Conference at Lake Lanier Islands. <br />
He hosted two fundraising events for the youth homes last year, his first year in office, and three events are planned this year.<br />
The Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes are not reform schools, nor are they correctional institutions. (You can read more about their purpose by clicking on the link below.)
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.