Transportation officials have started the public input part of an effort to develop a long-range transportation plan for the Hall County area.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is undergoing a top leadership change during one of its busiest times of the year.
Clermont Town Council approved a $309,220 budget Tuesday night for fiscal 2014-15, giving employees a 5 percent raise and allocating more money for Clermont Days than the town had in previous years.
Plans for a bicycle/pedestrian connection off busy Spout Springs Road in South Hall County are still alive despite Hall not making the cut in a recent round of state transportation grants and loans.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is introducing a new left-turn signal featuring a flashing yellow light, with the first one installed in Hall County on May 21.
Large farms, orchards and chicken houses that once dotted the landscape in North Georgia are now covered by Lake Lanier's deep waters.
Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance has been instructed not to schedule any "traffic-interrupting" work on Ga. 11/U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway while Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road is closed for a 60-day pedestrian tunnel project, District Engineer Bayne Smith said Friday.
A major part of setting the foundation for the new Clarks Bridge in Gainesville was finished Thursday.
In an effort QuikTrip calls "scrape and build," the Tulsa, Okla.-based convenience store chain is planning to build a new, larger store off Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood while operating the current store.
Intersection improvements on Ga. 369 through Gainesville and a new road featuring a roundabout in Flowery Branch got a combined $2.1 million boost in funding Wednesday.
Lake Lanier is getting a little brighter at night.
El Rey Mexican Restaurant and Happy Food Mart in Clermont have more in common than just being neighbors on U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway.
Showing respect for America's fallen military on Memorial Day is one thing.
Lake Lanier draws millions of tourists to its 692 miles of shoreline, but its approximately 160 islands are also popular destinations, particularly for boaters seeking a break from the waves and wind whipping in their faces.
Hall County Library System Director Adrian Mixson is recommending operating hours at the branches stay the same for now, even as economic conditions show some glimmer of hope.
In his role as vice president, Anthony Williamson has served as a key figure for Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, often speaking at public gatherings and to the media about the hospital under construction in South Hall.
BY JEFF GILL
BUFORD - Area government and utility leaders appeared to be leaning Wednesday toward state environmental officials taking the lead in developing a water quality plan for Lake Lanier.
Expect traffic delays today on Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway as filming for a movie, "Goosebumps," starring Jack Black, takes place in Hall, Forsyth and Jackson counties.
A five-year lottery system didn't complete the task, so the Army Corps of Engineers plans to revert to first-come, first-served in issuing the remaining boat dock permits on Lake Lanier.
Particularly drawn to Flat Creek, Melba Horton spent the early part of the summer checking the water quality at Lake Lanier.
Four children were injured, two critically, Sunday afternoon when a car was knocked out of gear at a home in North Hall, authorities reported.
The 29 names inscribed on the American Legion plaque proclaim the Hall County troops' "ultimate sacrifice" in World War I, but their stories are tucked away in state records from the era.
Clarks Bridge Road reopened to through traffic this morning, one day earlier than expected.
Norfolk Southern Railway Co.'s plans to build new culverts at crossings in Flowery Branch have been put off indefinitely, as the company awaits permission from the Army Corps of Engineers to work on Corps property.
Oakwood Mayor Lamar Scroggs is recovering at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after suffering a drop in blood pressure Sunday.
It took a tie-breaking vote by the mayor, but Lula City Council approved 3-2 Tony McGuire's request to change zoning from highway business to light industrial on 17 acres in the Mountain View Industrial Park.
Troy Wheeler dipped the wings of his bright yellow Piper Cub seaplane toward Lake Lanier as he circled back toward Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville.
A pregnant Hall County woman was heading home from a Ga. 365 convenience store when she was struck and killed by a motorist Sunday night, a Georgia State Patrol trooper said Monday.
Work is moving along in the expansion of the King's Hawaiian plant in Oakwood, an effort that could eventually double employment there.