Another Superior Court judge candidate; UNG students learn, use ‘precision agriculture’

*Hall County State Court Judge John Breakfield intends to run for the post, according to a posting on his Facebook page. Judge Breakfield, who was elected to his State Court judgeship in 2016, joins at least two other announced candidates for the post, which is being vacated by Judge Kathleen Gosselin, who announced in September her plans to retire at the end of 2024. Click here for earlier story: UPDATE: Judge Gosselin to retire next year; hopefuls lining up to succeed her (

*Two students in the Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis (IESA) at the University of North Georgia (UNG) are already applying what they have learned in their classes “to make an impact in the emerging field of precision agriculture.” Wyn Huey and Michael McGee hosted a drone demonstration recently at UNG’s Gainesville Campus for Jane Hemmer, a Hall County Soil and Water Conservation District board member and UNG Foundation trustee; other board members; students; and community members. Read more about it here: Students learn, use precision agriculture (