Flowery Branch City Hall is closed due to an outbreak of COVID-19 among city staff, according to the Flowery Branch website.
The Cornelia City Commission has a full agenda for its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, including public hearings on changes to the downtown landscape.
When having fun in groups is finally safe and legal again, Cornelia wants to be ready.
Gainesville Police said they will be making a “larger presence,” with the special operations unit out assisting the patrol division.
Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish said he believes the new cameras perform better than the older models they had. "The older that technology got, the less it worked. How many people keep a cellphone for five years? You're looking at similar technology,” he said, as the department will have close to 100 cameras for all officers doing uniformed police work.
Two weeks ago, Gainesville residents were invited to an open mic event in the midtown area to voice their concerns and complaints about local law enforcement. Thursday, July 2, law enforcement agencies will be able to respond to what they heard on June 18. Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch are among those invited to speak.
Nicole Ricketts, Gainesville Main Street Manager, said the event is a way to reintroduce downtown businesses to the community with an added layer of safety.
Fridays are about to become livelier in Gainesville.
The Lula City Council gave unanimous approval Monday evening to a budget for Fiscal Year 2021 that is more than six-percent less than the budget for FY2020.
The city of Cumming has debuted new logos for the Cumming City Center and new ways for the public to get involved with the project’s construction.