Lessie Smithgall keeps an antique clock on the mantle in her living room. It's large and black with an ivory face that her mother used to oil with a chicken feather dipped in kerosene. She recently had the 90-year-old clock reworked and said it now keeps time perfectly. When it chimes, she pauses and smiles. "I like it not only because I remember it but because it's a sweet sound," Smithgall said. Celestia Bailey Smithgall ...
The Georgia Senate approved legislation last week that would let churches decide whether they want to allow weapons in their places of worship.
If the warm spring weather tempts you to jump in Lake Lanier - don't. "You can't judge a book by its cover. The flowers may be blooming and it's 70 degrees, but the water is still very cold and that can be very, very dangerous," said Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle, also a board member for Safe Kids, a coalition aimed at preventing accidental injuries. Cagle said despite the warm weather Friday, the water ...
A tax reform council has recommended changing the formula for Georgia's motor fuel tax - the bread and butter of the state's transportation budget.
Senior citizens are worried that proposals made by a tax council to revamp Georgia's tax code will do more harm than good for their wallets.
The natural disasters in Japan may seem a world away, but they are hitting very close to home for many in Hall County.
There aren't many certainties in life, but one thing you can count on is that people will always buy food.
A Hall County committee will be meeting regularly to research options for privatizing and outsourcing county functions.
Hall County officials are hoping Georgia's attorney general will help resolve a dispute over who should serve on the Hall County Board of Tax Assessors.
Hall County officials have told the Board of Commissioners to brace themselves for a tough budget year ahead.
An attempt to change the plan for the baseball fields at Cool Springs Park failed following a spat at the Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday evening.
Seven Northeast Georgia law firms have submitted proposals to serve as Hall County government's new legal representation.
During baseball season, the competition for practice time is often as fierce as the games themselves.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners may have found a source of untapped revenue. At Monday's work session, commissioners discussed ways to ensure mobile home owners are paying their ad valorem taxes. Commissioner Scott Gibbs said on a recent ride around his district, which includes most of North and East Hall, he saw only two mobile homes out of about 100 he looked at that had stickers showing they were current on their taxes. "One ...
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to discuss the way the new biannual tax bills will look at today's work session.