Most of Chicopee Woods Golf Course now boasts Bermuda grass as renovations continue. It may be the first public golf course in North Georgia with such grass. Bermuda grass stands up to heat better and has firmer blades and less need for fungicide. The Hall County golf course is getting some needed improvements, including newly installed irrigation and grass, rehabilitated sand bunkers and improved cart paths. Jim Arendt, director of golf, recently gave a presentation ...
A recent report by Vision 2030 says Hall County needs more green space to improve quality of life and encourage a culture of wellness.
Hall County is preparing to address new criteria in its application for Glades Reservoir funding from a state investment program.
Gainesville City Council is expected to consider a resolution next week that would support Hall County's application for state investment in developing the Glades Reservoir.
Hall County plans a public meeting Oct. 17 on its amendment to a regional wastewater plan. The county has asked the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District to allow it to move up to 2 million gallons of wastewater treatment capacity from a planned reclamation plant in the Glades Farm area to a planned North Oconee wastewater treatment plant. The 30-day public comment period runs until Oct. 8. The commenting period and the planned hearing ...
Hall County recycling bins are turning bright pink to promote recycling, and some residents said they like the change.
Some major parts of the Affordable Care Act for employers are delayed until 2015, but that doesn't mean companies aren't looking at the new law and making decisions now on how they will offer health benefits in the future.
Hall County and Gainesville approved an agreement Monday to provide sewer service to the Ga. 365 corridor after the county spent nearly a year changing its mind on how to provide service to that area.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have called a joint meeting today at 4 p.m. to discuss an intergovernmental agreement about sewer service.
The success of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act hinges in great part on the so-called "young invincibles."
Health problems dominate life at Nicole Walker's house on a dead-end street in Gainesville.
The Gainesville/Hall '96 Foundation has made considerable strides since its last meeting in August.
Last week, Hall County was trying to hammer out a deal on sewer with the city of Lula; this week, it's talking to the city of Gainesville.
A seminar on the new health care law and its impacts on Wednesday provided a lot of information, but not a lot of assurance it's the fix the system needs.
Gainesville City Council approved new solid waste standards at a short meeting Tuesday evening.
Special Olympics Georgia is looking for hundreds of volunteers to help with an event in Hall County next fall.
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
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After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
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