GAINESVILLE - A south Gainesville railroad crossing will be closed until Aug. 15 and the city has announced a water service interruption Friday in that area as well.<br />
The railroad crossing is the one on Athens Street and that closing has been extended until Aug. 15 as Norfolk Southern Railroad continues a track replacement project.<br />
Meanwhile, city officials say water service will be interrupted on Athens Street between Mill Street and West Ridge Road Friday between 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in order to complete water main improvements in the area.
For the third year in a row, a group of state officials, including the President of the University of Georgia, toured several agricultural interests in the state. Wednesday's Georgia Department of Agriculture and UGA Farm Tour focused on Northeast Georgia.