GAINESVILLE - Stormy weather than moved through parts of Hall County Monday night and Tuesday morning left behind some downed trees but there have been no reports of structural damage or injuries.<br />
"We had a few trees down around Joe Chandler East Hall area," Hall County Emergency Management Agency Director David Kimbrell said Tuesday morning.<br />
Gainesville Fire Department spokesman Keith Smith said "I understand there were some downed trees in the Brenau area and there was a downed power pole at the intersection of Washington Street and Main Street."<br />
Rainfall overnight Monday at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport was .29 inches. The top wind gust at the airport during the storms was 39 miles-an-hour.
The Union County Fire Department in northeast Georgia said that the pilot who was killed in a plane crash Thursday in Pickens County was a volunteer firefighter who had serve with the department for more than a year and a half.
A number of college students who are not U.S. citizens are appealing a Georgia Court of Appeals decision that upheld the dismissal of their lawsuit by a Fulton County judge. The students are seeking a decision that they are entitled to in-state tuition at Georgia’s colleges and universities.