To balance its tight 2011-12 budget, Flowery Branch is resorting to several approaches, including raising water and sewer rates by 2 percent, freezing employee pay and benefits and moving $133,330 from a reserve fund.
Work should begin at noon to replace an Interstate 985 traffic information sign that had been damaged several years ago by a passing truck.
OAKWOOD - The olive green tank looked like it could have rolled off the trailer and onto the battlefield.
An Interstate 985 traffic information sign damaged several years ago by a passing truck is finally being replaced and traffic in the area is expected to be affected.
A dryer fire caused an early Monday blaze that displaced seven people from a Gainesville home.
The U.S. Postal Service's financial woes have Oakwood city officials worried about operations at its small post office at the corner of Main Street and Old Oakwood Road.
Two activist groups want area residents to know that a major highway connecting Savannah and Knoxville, Tenn., and crisscrossing North Georgia is still being considered by the federal government.
Talk about a smart phone. This one called police as its owner, now a drug suspect in jail, was involved in an alleged illegal transaction.
Flowery Branch became the second government in Hall County to move ahead with a vote on Sunday alcohol sales.
FLOWERY BRANCH -A houseboat collides with another boat on Lake Lanier, about 200 yards from shore.
American Legion Paul E. Bolding Post 7 on Riverside Drive has teamed up with East Hall High School on a project to give people a way to dispose of worn U.S. flags.
The location for next week's informational meeting concerning community dock permits has been changed to West Hall Middle School, 5470 McEver Road, Oakwood.
Hall County resident Russell McMurry has been named the Georgia Department of Transportation's engineering division director.
Flowery Branch's budget for fiscal 2012, which takes effect July 1, is still "a work in progress," but at this point, "it looks as if we will not raise property taxes," Mayor Mike Miller said Monday.
Oakwood took a major step Monday night toward setting development standards for a 250-acre downtown area, including the nearly finished Thurmon Tanner Parkway, as part of its Oakwood 2030 plans.
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An annual update on area road projects is scheduled for March 9 in the Continuing Education Building at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville ...
Plans for a massive retirement community off Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 and Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville have residents concerned about a further meltdown in traffic.
Signs could go up soon in Lula identifying areas where the northeast Hall County city is having problems with stray animals.
Liquor drinks can be served in Lula starting March 1, as City Council approved a new alcoholic beverages ordinance Monday night by a 4-0 vote.
A winery and vineyard, including a two-story tasting room, is proposed on a 5-acre site off Conner Road, near Jim Crow Road, in South Hall.
For young Jeremiah Nash, the waiting continues.
Green's Tavern in Flowery Branch won't be able to serve alcoholic beverages for 6 weeks, pending an appeal, if the restaurant decides to ...
People passing by could get more than just information about Hillary Truelove's business.
Martin Road residents formally asked Hall County area transportation planners Wednesday to ditch a highly contested plan to widen the South Hall road.
A new downtown Flowery Branch building that will house a pizzeria and a craft beer business could open by late spring or early summer.
Georgia has won a landmark ruling against Florida in a U.S. Supreme Court case over water sharing in a basin the two states share ...
Lula is having horrific troubles with its public restrooms, including people caught in sex acts and indecent exposure, as well as one person who died ...
Lula is looking at putting up signs identifying areas where the northeast Hall County city is having problems with stray animals.
As a new alcohol ordinance nears approval in Lula, a few loose ends remain, particularly as they apply to establishments serving liquor by the drink.
Residents can give their views about alcohol sales in Lula at a public hearing 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 6055 Main St.
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