Posted: March 22, 2014 at 3:53 a.m.

Construction starts soon on Hilton in LR Construction of the Hilton Homewood Suites extended-stay hotel will begin within a month and is expected to be completed about 14 months later, said Wes Townson, vice president of the McKibbon Hotel Group of Gainesville, Ga.

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