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Residents to weigh in on roads project list

So far, elected officials have discussed and debated area road projects that will be on next year's referendum concerning the 1 percent sales tax for transportation.

September 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Downtown fixture in Gainesville may get massive makeover

The offices are dark and teller stations have gone quiet.

September 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Business


S. Hall man filmed 9/11 attacks in NY

An aspiring filmmaker, New Yorker James Kosior had his camera at the ready.

September 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Citywide Wi-Fi in Oakwood looks unlikely

Citywide wireless Internet doesn't appear likely any time soon in Oakwood.

September 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood council set as 1 drops from race

Oakwood won't have to wait until Nov. 8 to decide on a new councilman, as one of two men who qualified in August for Oakwood City Council Post 3 has withdrawn.

September 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Residents talk about future of Gainesville's west side

Ideas floated around the room in bunches, as some 50 or so people talked about the future of Atlanta Highway, Browns Bridge Road and the Lakeshore Mall areas of Gainesville.

September 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Tropical storm brings little rain, change to lake

Lake Lanier gained little from Tropical Storm Lee's remnants earlier this week, rising only an inch or so, as the region didn't come close to the rainfall amount that had been projected.

September 07, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood looks to move forward on 2030 plans

With the foundation of its Oakwood 2030 plan "pretty well set," the South Hall city is looking now at how it can move ahead with fulfilling the ambitious initiative.

September 07, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Business owner remembered as ‘larger than life’

Funeral services are set today for longtime Hall County businessman Frank Turk, hailed Sunday by a close friend as "larger than life" and someone who "never met a stranger."

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


South Hall has many identities

The bridge that connects one part of Village at Deaton Creek in South Hall is pretty special to residents of the retirement community.

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lee may clear Hall's rainfall deficit

Hall County's rainfall deficit for the year may be wiped out if projections for Tropical Storm Lee pan out as predicted.

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Many work part-time for lack of better options

Talk about an employment roller coaster.

September 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch moves toward street light charge

Flowery Branch is moving forward on a possible plan to charge residents for street lights, perhaps as a fee tacked onto property tax bills going out this fall.

September 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Drought worsens in Georgia, Hall County

Dry weather conditions have gotten worse in Hall County, which is now in moderate to severe drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor's report released Thursday.

September 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Longtime Oakwood councilman not seeking re-election

Longtime Oakwood City Councilman Gary Anderson said Wednesday he doesn't plan to seek another four-year term.

August 31, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Elections


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Oakwood eyeing study of potential intersection fixes

Oakwood is looking at the potential for intersection improvements citywide, ranging from turning radius fixes to a roundabout at the post office on Main Street.

April 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Investment expert: ‘Adapt or die’ to tech changes

Bob Willis' words were pretty strong: In the ever-changing world of technological advances, businesses must learn to "adapt or die."

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. 365 sewer project could be ‘game changer’ for growth

With thousands of acres ripe for development, a new frontier of Hall County may open up with a massive sewer project that's now under ...

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


New Martin Road traffic plan emerges

Area road planners now are looking at ditching the highly contested widening of Martin Road in South Hall in favor of other fixes along the ...

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville Highway traffic fixes get a boost

Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 traffic in Gainesville isn't going to get better anytime soon, but road planners are taking a couple of steps to ...

April 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Proposed South Hall landfill denied by Buford planning board

A proposed, privately run landfill in South Hall got the Buford Planning and Zoning Board's recommendation for denial Tuesday night.

April 18, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Joe Chandler Road bridge in East Hall to close Monday

An aging bridge over a key East Hall artery - one that leads to East Hall Middle School - is scheduled to close Monday as work begins ...

April 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


A bridge of the faithful: Progress made to topple churches' racial walls

Race wasn't mentioned during the service, but as white and black hands clasped across pews before the closing prayer, the pastor talked about the ...

April 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Mincey Marble celebrates new industrial site

Exactly six months earlier, Mincey Marble officials pleaded their case for a new building in a heated Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting.

April 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Federal money may be sought for Dawsonville Highway traffic study

Road planners may seek federal transportation money to perform a traffic signal/intersection improvement study for Dawsonville Highway at McEver Road, a commercially booming area ...

April 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville duplex gets first OK to become new Norton office

A Gainesville real estate and insurance firm got the city planning board's blessing Tuesday night to convert a duplex near its main office off ...

April 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


New Kubota plant fully operational in northeast Hall

Operations at Kubota Manufacturing of America Corp. off Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County are fully underway, and it's been a long time coming.

April 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood waives fees in veterans home startup

A Gainesville-based veterans aid group is hoping to open a home in Oakwood to house veterans who are homeless or are otherwise in dire need.

April 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Elachee looks to start charging for parking

Visitors to Elachee Nature Science Center may soon have to pay a parking fee.

April 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. 369 road projects in Gainesville still in the works

Traffic relief is on the way for busy Ga. 369 in Gainesville, but just how soon a pair of long-awaited turn lane improvements will be ...

April 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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