When Gainesville resident Joan Sheffield realized that she had accidentally thrown away her wedding rings Sunday evening, the first thing she did was hit her knees and pray. Her prayers were answered not long after.
The City of Gainesville’s Department of Water Resources is accepting submissions for their Elementary Fire Hydrant Design contest, in which the three winning entries will have their designs painted on a city fire hydrant.
The North Georgia Community Foundation awarded $135,000 in emergency grants this week to a dozen local non-profits; these non-profits are focused on helping those who have been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students and staff of the University of North Georgia returned Monday from a two-week hiatus to continue instruction. But instead of returning to the college campus, they are adjusting to a virtual classroom while the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Governor Brian Kemp announced today that a new plan to utilize laboratory resources from the University System of Georgia, Georgia Public Health Laboratory and Emory University will allow for processing of around 3,000 tests per day for COVID-19.