The annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday got underway in Gainesville Monday morning at St. John Baptist Church. Approximately 300-people filled the sanctuary to watch musical dramatizations and hear testimonials honoring the legacy of the slain civil rights leader.
Members of the Flowery Branch City Council decided to table a resolution at their meeting Thursday evening that affects the way the city deals with council vacancies when council members are unable to complete their entire term in office.
Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Gainesville City Council may have been very brief, but two things did clearly present themselves during the quarter-hour session: one, not everyone supports the “Sunday Brunch Bill”; and two, not everyone wants to give up on the idea of constructing a bypass road around the congested intersection of Dawsonville Highway and McEver Road.
The effort to save a 115-year-old church in Gainesville took a step forward Monday evening after the Hall County Planning Commission gave a unanimous recommendation for approval to Vintage Places, LLC’s rezoning request