Twenty-five years ago the number of people looking to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal at Good News had many waiting outside the building for their turn to be seated. Today, with other venues across Hall County also offering a free meal, the volunteers at Good News wanting to be servants out-number the patrons needing the nourishment.
For decades Thomas Ramirez has been a man known for solving housing crises; for 25-years he managed the homeless shelter at Good News at Noon on Davis Street and could always find room for one more person in need. But recently Ramirez encountered a housing need of his own and the community around him has rallied to meet that need.
The Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s position as a leader in the growth of health care services in the state is taking another step forward. Thursday afternoon officials at NGMC announced plans to begin a residency program commencing in 2019.
Georgia Poultry Federation President Mike Giles says he is very optimistic about the future of his industry in northeast Georgia, yet he realizes that solving the latest challenge facing poultry farmers might be more about perspective than lab results
The Gainesville Rotary Club extended the Veterans Day weekend one additional day when it feted fourteen local World War II veterans at a gala luncheon, part of a tribute honoring all the men and woman of the United States Armed Forces.
The Gainesville City Board of Education Monday evening approved the creation of a committee charged with naming the new elementary school currently under construction in the Mundy Mill Subdivision. While the committee as an entity has been approved, members of that committee remain in flux.
Flowery Branch City Manager Bill Andrew told members of the South Hall Business Coalition Tuesday morning that the south Hall municipality is moving forward on their planned redevelopment for the downtown area.