Talk about bad timing.
Georgia Power President Mike Garrett, directing the state's efforts to settle a water dispute with Alabama and Florida, said Thursday he was "guardingly optimistic that we can do a deal with Alabama."
FLOWERY BRANCH - Hall County is working with Flowery Branch and Braselton to seek $79 million federal stimulus money to widen Spout Springs Road to four lanes.
Flowery Branch's proposed tax rate, unchanged for the fourth straight year, likely will be passed today but possibly without the help of two of City Council's five members.
There's profit and professorial, and B.J. Robinson hopes the University Press at North Georgia College & State University serves as both.
Albert "A.D." Hayes' rise in the auto industry dates to 1953, when he ran a gas station/garage in Decatur.
Rain, or at least some dreary skies, could be hanging around the next few days.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Although it has grown a lot over recent years, Flowery Branch is still small enough where people walk into City Hall on Main Street to pay their water, sewer and trash bills.
With its mountain vistas, brightened in the fall by changing leaves, one might think North Georgia would be filled with painters staring at the horizon.
OAKWOOD - Once a vital connector with easily reached businesses and neighborhoods, Frontage Road in South Hall now sits in three pieces with some people struggling to give or get directions.
Some 350 to 400 people are expected to arrive for the three-day Governor's Tourism Conference next week at Lake Lanier Islands resort.
Because of abundant rainfall over the past month, the Georgia Department of Transportation doesn't expect its $75 million makeover of Interstate 985 in South Hall to be completed by Labor Day as hoped.
A four-lane Spout Springs Road won't be realized for some time, but Hall County officials are hoping some less-extreme improvements will bring motorists some relief in the meantime.
Oakwood is about to embark on a $200,000 project to dress up its downtown with sidewalks, trees and other eye-pleasing and pedestrian-friendly improvements.
A busy North Georgia road frequented by tourists shopping for antiques or stopping for glimpses of mountain scenery could get a major makeover.
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Flowery Branch is cracking down on "aggressive" panhandling and people regularly camping out in public places, such as streets and sidewalks.
A Winder man was killed Thursday morning after a deer he struck near Oakwood went completely through his vehicle.
Work has started on more than 20 miles of hiking and horse trails at Don Carter State Park in North Hall.
Candidates emerged for the Nov. 3 elections in cities across Hall County on Wednesday, with four-way races set in Gainesville and Lula.
When the Japanese surrender finally came, marking the end of the brutal, bloody World War II, it was no big surprise to Charles Richter.
Two different stretches of U.S. 129, both busy as they run through Hall County, are on different timelines for improvement.
Charles Morrow was angry at first.
Stocking up on fresh produce and navigating a corn maze may be bunches of fun, but getting in and out of Jaemor Farms in Northeast ...
Ray and Ellie Williams are celebrating 70 years in both love and war.
Ronald and Margaret Gee of Talmo didn't hold back their opinions of the planned widening of U.S. 129/Athens Highway in East Hall ...
Each man had a different story to tell, but their paths to business success in Hall County all started humbly.
Water conservation measures over the past few years seem to be taking hold in a 15-county metro Atlanta area that includes Hall.
Health insurance policyholders might see premium increases as high as 38 percent next year, a Gainesville insurance executive told a Gainesville audience Tuesday.
The Northeast Georgia History Center is honoring three area businessmen as "local legacies" in its annual Taste of History Luncheon.
A common sight in Europe, roundabouts are catching on in the Hall County area as a way to move traffic and ease congestion.
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