OAKWOOD - Featherbone Communiversity, along with Lanier Technical College, will be honoring area craftsmen at the third annual Master Craftsmen, Builders of America ceremony on Oct. 16 and is accepting nominations. The event is set for 8:30 a.m. in the Rotunda of the Lanier Technical College Manufacturing Development Center.<br />
The Master Craftsmen Awards, part of the Featherbone Communiversity Master Series Program in partnership with Lanier Technical College, seek to showcase the construction industry and promote to young people and the community the importance of construction jobs in the economy while recognizing those individuals with outstanding skills in their trade. Candidates must live in or have performed work in Northeast Georgia. <br />
The 11 trade categories being honored are:<br />
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.