Shore Sweep numbers; latest on plans for Green Hill Circle Connector

*At the hands of over 1,600 volunteers, 80 tons of trash were collected during the 35th Annual Lake Lanier Shore Sweep last month. That’s over 160,000 pounds of trash. The sponsoring Lake Lanier Association released the numbers a few days ago.

*Thursday is the last day for bids to be submitted for construction of the Green Hill Circle Connector in west Gainesville. The road will be built between Green Hill Circle/Elita Drive and Shallowford Road.