Lillie Mae Green, lifelong resident of Gainesville and widow of the late Frank Green, founder of Green's Grocery Store, was honored today by Young Harris College for her generous support of the College.
The vote for the Hall County Commission, Post 1 seat showed how three uniquely different candidates could hold broad appeal. Incumbent Bobby Banks, former Flowery Branch City Council member Craig Lutz, and newcomer Kimbo Senter all held their own in a hotly, but quietly, contested south Hall County election.
A large, empty Hall County school bus sat outside the Troop 26 Boy Scout cabin behind First Baptist Church, waiting to be filled with donated school supplies for children in the Gainesville City and Hall County school systems.
Following the Monday night meeting of the Gainesville City School Board, Superintendent Merrianne Dyer was asked about the announcement of Gainesville City Schools not making AYP, or “annual yearly progress”.