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Friday November 27th, 2020 11:59PM

Saturday: Around Northeast Georgia

By AccessWDUN Staff

*The Hall County Farmers' Market will open for the season on May 8 at 2:30.

*The Georgia Water Coalition recently recognized water heroes from across the state ranging from multi-national corporations to small sustainable farmers for their "extraordinary work" to protect Georgia’s water.  Included were Ladybug Farms of Rabun County and Storm Water Systems of White County.

*Doug Collins (R-Ga.) announces that his office will begin accepting applications for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. All Ninth District students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit their art pieces, which are due to the Gainesville office by 5:00 p.m. on April 27. Competition rules and submission details are available here.  Contact Tena Riley with any questions. (770) 297 3388 or Tena.Riley@mail.house.gov.

*Bill Rothe has been appointed as Head of the Middle School at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School effective July 1.  Since 2014, Rothe has served as the Head of the Middle School at St. John’s Country Day School in Jacksonville, Florida.

*The winning photographs in this year's Snap Suwanee Photo Contest – chosen out of nearly 60 entries – will be on display at Suwanee City Hall through February 2019, and will be recognized at the April Suwanee City Council meeting.

*John Bush, Jr., has been chosen the 2018 Mr. Gainesville High School.  First runner-up is Rentavious Buffington. 

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Saturday: Around Northeast Georgia
12:01AM ( 1 minute ago )
Gainesville: Final Medical Center Foundation Habitat home dedicated
The final Medical Center Foundation Habitat for Humanity home, one of three, was dedicated Friday.
6:21PM ( 5 hours ago )
Gainesville doctor receives board-certification from national group
Dr. Misty Caudell, founder of Georgia Skin Center, recently earned board-certification by the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
1:43PM ( 10 hours ago )
Business News
Protesters gather in Washington, demanding gun control
Organizers are hoping to draw more than 500,00 people for Saturday's March for Our Lives, claiming the nation has reached an emotional tipping point on gun violence
11:17PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Georgia Senate OKs budget, cuing up House talks in last week
The Georgia Senate has agreed to spend millions of dollars on new programs for rural communities as part of its $26 billion state budget proposal.
10:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hoschton, Braselton city councils okay land-swap in combined meeting
In an effort to streamline the annexation and de-annexation of some parcels of property, the Hoschton and Braselton city councils met in a joint session Thursday night for the first time in more than two decades.
5:56PM ( 6 hours ago )
Local/State News
Hall chamber's job fair to feature 70+ companies
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Annual Job Fair is Wednesday with 70+ companies scheduled to participate with more than 1,000 job seekers expected to attend.
10:00PM ( 5 days ago )
Cornelia: Level Grove sidewalk work to resume Monday
Higgins Construction will resume work on the Level Grove Sidewalk and Drainage Project on Monday, according to Cornelia officials
2:00PM ( 5 days ago )
Clarkesville, Cleveland students chosen for Washington Youth Tour
Madeline McClurg of Clarkesville and Abbey Sartain of Cleveland have been selected by Habersham EMC to participate in the 2018 Washington Youth Tour.
10:00AM ( 5 days ago )
Submitted News
Gainesville: Final Medical Center Foundation Habitat home dedicated
The final Medical Center Foundation Habitat for Humanity home, one of three, was dedicated Friday.
By AccessWDUN Staff
6:21PM ( 5 hours ago )
Gainesville doctor receives board-certification from national group
Dr. Misty Caudell, founder of Georgia Skin Center, recently earned board-certification by the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
By AccessWDUN Staff
1:43PM ( 10 hours ago )
Hall commission approves short-term rental rules
‚ÄčAn amendment to Hall County's zoning codes that will govern short-term rentals at residential properties was approved Thursday night by the county commission.
8:11AM ( 15 hours ago )
Cargill makes $10K donation to Gainesville Fire Department
Cargill made a $10,000 donation to the Gainesville Fire Departments search and rescue program Thursday.
By AccessWDUN Staff
6:03PM ( 1 day ago )
New signage package taking shape in Gainesville
‚ÄčMotorists along primary gateways heading into the city of Gainesville may notice a series of new signs under construction.
12:14PM ( 1 day ago )