GAINESVILLE - United Way of Hall County's Adopt a Backpack campaign raised more than $3,000 this year. as a result, the agency was able to provide more than 470 backpacks to every school in Hall County.<br />
Meanwhile, through August 13, Publix Super Markets is collecting donations for the Publix Tools for Back to School Campaign. All donations received by local Publix stores will benefit Hall County students.<br />
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.