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Final vote set on McEver Road improvements

The final hurdle to long-awaited improvements to McEver Road in South Hall County might be cleared when the Flowery Branch City Council meets Thursday night.

November 03, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Developer considering chunk of South Hall as part of 920-home development

Some 56 acres in South Hall County at the Gwinnett County line are being considered as part of a 364-acre, 920-home active adult community in Braselton.

November 02, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Wrecks on rainy Monday part of expected dreary week

Area authorities worked a slew of wrecks Monday as motorists battled pouring rain, which was expected to end overnight.

November 02, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Flowery Branch United Methodist Church hopes to help homeless with house project

Flowery Branch United Methodist Church is doing more than talking about how it can better serve the surrounding community - it is taking steps to showcase that message with the long-vacant house next door.

November 01, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Donation dropoffs soon may be limited in South Hall

On any given day, you can find generous folks dropping off their dead or unwanted computers and TVs, old books and tired clothing at Goodwill of North Georgia's Oakwood store.

November 01, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Rapid growth brings traffic woes to Dawsonville Highway

Jamie Hudson knows the effects Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway traffic is having on her florist shop.

October 30, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Story of Jefferson Army legend to hit screen Nov. 8

Local Army legend Damon J. "Rocky" Gause apparently still captivates the Jefferson area, as the Nov. 8 world premiere of documentary about his World War II exploits has sold out.

October 29, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Get Out top stories

Road officials, emergency personnel preparing for winter's weather

With an ominous forecast and past struggles with icy weather, emergency officials are bracing for what may come this winter.

October 29, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Sewer line work in old area of Gainesville is needed

Gainesville is about to embark on a $1.5 million project to not only improve aging sewer in an area near the historic Gainesville Mill, but put the area in better position for growth.

October 27, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Boling Bridge replacement delayed again

Efforts to replace the Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 bridge over the Chestatee River in West Hall County keep getting delayed.

October 27, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Water supply, drought among concerns at open house

Tom Rasmussen of Gainesville came to the gathering concerned about the area's future water supply, especially during droughts.

October 26, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Lula’s popular water fountain likely getting repairs

After years of cooling off fun seekers looking for a reprieve from the summer heat, Lula's downtown water fountain needs a break of its own.

October 25, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Aging bridge is Lula’s span of contention

To outsiders, Lula's wooden bridge may look like something you'd ride over at your own risk, its aging frame spanning the railroad tracks like a crooked finger.

October 25, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Sardis Road work could take 2 more weeks to complete

A section of Sardis Road that's been closed since heavy rains Oct. 2 could be reopened in a couple of weeks if work goes as hoped.

October 22, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

McEver Road improvements in South Hall may soon be on way

Long-awaited improvements to McEver Road in South Hall County might start to take shape after all, spanning over the next year.

October 22, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

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Articles By Author - Jeff Gill

The long trek to creating Cherokee Bluffs park

Hall County's newest park, Cherokee Bluffs, is being lauded for its golden views of surrounding South Hall County and unique display of huge rock ...

November 24, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Lula downtown improvement work could start in January

Nearly a year after improving the look of one section of Main Street, Lula plans to continue the downtown work on another stretch this winter.

November 22, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Hall transit funding needs ‘rethinking,’ director says

Eddie Martinez of Gainesville enjoys the Gainesville Connection routes between Gainesville and Oakwood, but he would like to see Hall Area Transit extend its reach.

November 22, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Cherokee Bluffs Park opening Friday in South Hall

After years of planning, development and pulling together the needed funding, Cherokee Bluffs Park in South Hall County is set to formally open Friday to ...

November 19, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Georgia, Florida mention mediation as step to solve water wars

Georgia and Florida may be inching closer to settling a water sharing lawsuit, as court records show lawyers for both sides are talking about mediation.

November 18, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Clermont could have hard time doing business come Jan. 1

Clermont may have little wiggle room to conduct town business between Jan. 1 and March 1, when the North Hall County town holds a special ...

November 17, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

New state designation could boost Lula planning efforts

Lula's new state designation as a "PlanFirst" community could help the northeast Hall County city save some money as it pushes ahead with planning ...

November 16, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Suspect sought after shooting of occupied vehicle

A Gainesville man is being sought in a Monday afternoon shooting of an occupied vehicle off Cleveland Highway in North Hall County.

November 16, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Revised Lula sign ordinance set for public hearing

Reacting to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this year, Lula is proposing changes to its sign ordinance that explicitly says it doesn't ...

November 15, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Number of available dock permits remaining on Lake Lanier down to 30

Lake Lanier dwellers wanting a boat dock permit but who have put off seeking one might want to put that task atop their to-do list.

November 14, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

First phase of renovation to start at Lake Lanier Olympic Venue

Nearly 20 years after the world watched the Olympic Games in Gainesville, the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue is on the verge of a makeover.

November 12, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Veterans honored at Rock Creek, Lakewood ceremonies

The spotlight was on men and women in military uniform, as patriotic music played, stirring speeches were given and wreaths were laid in their honor.

November 11, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


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