Despite a heavy late afternoon shower Saturday, the grassy expanse alongside the historic train depot in Flowery Branch was filled with families and the air with the music of bluegrass.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The City Council on Thursday passed revised alcohol ordinances and licensing fees.
The Flowery Branch Police Department will host "Fiddlin' at the Tracks," a free bluegrass concert and cookout featuring the band Nation & Blackwell on Saturday.
Chuck Ceccacci spent nine years as a Marine. Although no longer active, a Marine he remains. Now, and for the next 13 months, Ceccacci is committed to honoring the families of those who have served as he crisscrosses the country in an 18-wheeled tribute. Ceccacci, of Flowery Branch, is employed by nationwide commercial trucking business Schneider National, and is the 2013 veteran selected to drive its rolling memorial. All Ride of Pride drivers are veterans. ...
City officials issued a declaration of local emergency Wednesday to avoid a reoccurrence of road and culvert failures.
Tucked away on the southern edge of Hall County, Friendship Elementary is quietly gaining national attention for its commitment to health and wellness.
FLOWERY BRANCH - City Council voted to pass alcohol ordinances Thursday that will allow private businesses greater decision-making on drink specials and decrease a proposed food-to-drink sales ratio.
Employment in food services continued to expand in May, according to Department of Labor statistics released in early June. If all goes according to plan, Steak 'n Shake co-owners' Matthew Meeks and Michael Stephens will add 100-plus jobs in Oakwood to that growth.
Hall County Fire Services wants to ensure little ones enjoy a safe summer, and will again host Camp LifeSavers during July at various county sites.
Flowery Branch City Council agreed Thursday to quickly repair damage to its citywide culvert system caused May 19 by heavy storms and flooding.
Norfolk Southern officials said Tuesday that culverts in Flowery Branch were overwhelmed Sunday by the heavy rains that fell overnight.
When trains are present, drivers seeking to cross the railroad tracks at Atlanta Highway and Lights Ferry Road in Flowery Branch should expect longer waits due to culvert reconstruction.
Spout Springs School of Enrichment on Thursday evening presented its annual Enrichment Cluster Showcase, featuring nearly 50 different activities students can choose to participate in over the school year.
In Susan Minton's third-grade reading class at Spout Springs School of Enrichment, children eagerly file in and select the book of their choice from the shelves filled with colorfully bound stories at the back of the room.
Flowery Branch City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to contract with the Hall County Elections Office to conduct its 2013 municipal elections.
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.
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