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Flowery Branch approves alcoholic beverage licensing fees

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – According to an article in the Gainesville Times, caterers in Flowery Branch will not be able to csell alcoholic beverages at off-premises events, like weddings and reunions.

Recently, City Council voted that anyone wishing to sell beer, wine or liquor must pay $150 license free and $25 for an event permit.

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Falcons Publicist Takes Talents to Dallas to Honor Fathers and Promote Family

Falcons Publicist Takes Talents to Dallas to Honor Fathers and Promote Family

FLOWERY BRANCH – Atlanta publicist, LaTonya Story, who represents Curtis Lofton and Mike Peterson; both of the Atlanta Falcons, hosted The National Football Players Father’s Association (NFPFA) 10th Anniversary event on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center in Garland, TX during Super Bowl XLV weekend. 

Hosted by the City of Garland and Mayor Ronald E. Jones, the city welcomed the parents of current and retired NFL Players. This year’s honorees included Tim Brown, Retired NFL Player, 9-time Pro Bowl selection, 1987 Heisman Trophy Winner; Dallas Cowboys All-Pro guard, Leonard Davis; NFPFA President and Founder, and Samuel McNabb (father to NFL Quarterback Donovan McNabb).

The People's Bank: Winder, Closes

On Friday, September 17, 2010, The Peoples Bank in Winder, was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. All deposits, excluding the Cede & Co. deposits, were transferred to the acquiring institution. For further information, please visit the FDIC web site: The Peoples Bank (www.fdic.gov).

Georgia DOT announces I-85 express lane construction information session

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA. – The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a construction information session on the I-85 Express Lane Project on Sept. 1 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Gwinnett Civic Center. The project to convert 16 miles of HOV lanes to HOT lanes will offer more choices to all motorists, including single occupant vehicles and more reliable trip times in the corridor.

"This is the first project of its kind in Georgia," said DOT Commissioner Vance C. Smith, Jr. "With construction expected to begin in mid-September, it is extremely important that motorists understand how changes along the interstate will impact their commutes."