The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against a north Georgia county, claiming older employees were targeted during layoffs. In a statement Thursday, the commission said Fannin County violated federal laws by laying off older employees from its Road Department in November 2011.
A school system in the north Georgia mountains has canceled class due to a water main break. Fannin County school officials say they've canceled classes across the county. Crews had a hard time locating the break underground.