It took them years of hard work and discipline to reach this point in their lives, but on Thursday six world-class athletes and their coaches took time to autograph a banner that would hang on the clubhouse wall while they were away from the place where so much of their training has been centered: the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club training center on Lake Lanier.
Plans were unveiled at this morning’s Gainesville City Council work session to bring an upscale live music venue and restaurant to the site currently occupied by engine #209 of the former Gainesville Midland Railroad.
One year ago COVID-19 restrictions forced the cancellation of the “2020 State of The City” speech by Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan, and now a decision to not seek re-election this fall means he won’t be giving the 2022 annual speech either.
Gainesville’s Parks and Recreation Department experienced both sides of the COVID pandemic during the past twelve months: cancellation of most indoor events but an inordinate surge in the use of outdoor facilities.
When the Hall County Board of Education approved an online program in February for students wanting to continue their education at home during the 2021-2022 school year no one knew for certain how many families would be interested.
A developer is making another effort to construct a giant warehouse and distribution center along McEver Road and in response Hall County is refiling an official objection to that application, an objection that the county had withdrawn just two weeks ago.