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 Council signed off Thursday night on an annexation request, clearing the way for Hollis Transport to expand its warehouse and gain greater access to sewer services.
Brian Hollis has spent a lifetime on the water, in and around boats.
The Flowery Branch City Council approved on first reading an ordinance that would annex Hollis Transport, allowing the trucking business greater access to sewer services.
The Flowery Branch City Council unanimously approved a conditional use permit Thursday night for the renovation of a former day care center.
Officials determined Monday that a threat made against Flowery Branch High School was a hoax, but not before some 1,000 students were checked out of class after hearing about the message that morning.