DEMOREST - The boil water advisory issued Friday for Demorest water customers has been lifted.<br />
Demorest Mayor Rick Austin released the information about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, saying there is no longer a need to boil water before consumption.<br />
Friday morning's broken six-inch water main, located on Georgia Highway 105 near Riverbend Road in the Fairview community, is believed to be the result of lightning striking a tree.
North Georgia's sunny sky and comfortable temperatures brought out the visitors Saturday to the 20th Annual 'Day at the Fort' at Fort Hollingsworth, nestled in the rolling Banks County countryside near Alto.
Earlier this month, the Wrigley Company announced plans to hire 150 new employees for its facility in Flowery Branch. Starting on Wednesday, May 27, the company will begin taking applications for some of those positions.