When Hall County is facing a tough budget year, any small change can make a huge difference. Warden Avery Niles has suggested a few tweaks in the way the county's inmates are used and supervised, which could save about $104,000. Under the proposal, the county's departments will shift certified correctional officers and start "activated premium pay," which will pay an additional 5 percent when officers' duties include supervision of inmates. During the past few weeks, ...
Juanita Nicely craved cocaine four years ago. Now she leads support groups and helps others with their addictions.
Once Hall County commissioners vote on a final budget in upcoming weeks, they'll turn their eyes to the county's landfill fund.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners now has three choices to consider for the 2012 fiscal year: drastically cut expenses, raises taxes or fall somewhere in the middle.
Ava White knows how to teach slow readers, and she wants to help Hall County's students on a large scale.
New reservoirs aren't the immediate answer for Georgia's water needs, a panel of local government leaders said Thursday.
Facing an $11.5 million gap in next year's budget, Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tom Oliver recommended a tax increase Thursday night.
Gov. Nathan Deal is taking a few minutes today to remember the 22 Georgia soldiers who died in Iraq and Afghanistan during the past year.
A new Clermont ordinance could completely prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages and include restrictions on open containers and brown-bagging.
Hall County will see a vote on Sunday alcohol sales, but the Board of Commissioners wants it to coincide with an already-scheduled election.
As the Hall County Board of Commissioners begins to make tough budget choices, Commissioner Craig Lutz wants to find a solution for the county's landfill fund, which he says is unprofitable.
Gainesville residents can now read about the water that flowed into their homes in 2010. The city's public utilities department released its annual Consumer Confidence Report on Water Quality, which outlines the contaminants detected in more than 2,500 water samples last year. The department held up its track record of staying within the state's limits and not reporting any violations. "We've had a great year as always, so we sort of use the report as ...
Gainesville residents are beginning to put in their 2 cents' worth about how the city should look in 20 years.
"Please don't separate my family." "We are humans." "Hope and change." Those were some of the posters several children carried, written in English and Spanish, during a rally Saturday morning in Gainesville's Roosevelt Square. People packed the square to hear messages and songs against state House Bill 87, which cracks down on illegal immigration in the state by increasing some enforcement powers and requiring many employers to check the immigration status of new hires. It ...
For the first time, Northeast Georgia parents can find resources for their special needs children all in one place.