GAINESVILLE - Events planned this month at the Northeast Georgia History Center:<br />
Tuesday, August 12, 7 p.m. History Forum: The Gainesville Northwestern Railway<br />
​Line​Chris Brooks will present information on the railway line and how it <br />
​served sawmills in the Helen, GA area. Admission is free for History Center<br />
​members and $3 for non-members. For more information, call 770-297-5900.<br />
Sunday, August 17, 1- 4 p.m. Family Day: We've Been Working on the Railroad<br />
​View railroad history of the Northeast Georgia region through exhibits of<br />
​artifacts, memorabilia, and photos. Special exhibits include a working<br />
model train; local railway café, The Big ear Café; and Operation Lifesaver<br />
Railroad Safety. Participate in interactive exhibits of railroad tools and<br />
communication, make railroad crafts, and more. Admission is free, courtesy of<br />
North Georgia Eye. For more information, call 770-297-5900, visit<br />
www.negahc.org, or email email@example.com. <br />
The Northeast Georgia History Center is located at 322 Academy Street, NE, in Gainesville.<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.