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.
Nathan Deal leaves office for the last time in a couple of weeks, ending a nearly four-decade career in the public eye as a Georgia state senator, a United States congressman and, finally, the 82nd governor of Georgia.
But if he’s bittersweet about the end nearing, he doesn’t show it
The large, steel chicken atop Main Street Gainesville on the downtown Gainesville Square was illuminated Thursday night, signifying the start of the Gainesville's holiday season and the finale of Jingle Mingle.