Summer weather means North Georgia residents are spending more time on the water, but maintaining the quality of this water for the enjoyment of the community is a year-round task for volunteers and staff with the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.
Temperatures are just approaching summertime levels across North Georgia, but Habersham County public safety officials remind drivers tragedy can occur in a matter of minutes in a hot vehicle, even in cooler weather.
This past Saturday night, veteran civil rights activist Rev. Rose Johnson invited protesters involved in a tense demonstration in Gainesville over the death of a black Minneapolis man at the hands of a white police officer to join her in a peaceful rally for justice.
Construction is almost complete on the new temporary medical unit at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Once finished, this unit will feature twenty individual rooms and all the equipment necessary for continued treatment of patients with COVID-19.