Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Resolution 293 last week despite reservations over the renaming of Ga. 347 east of Interstate 985 in South Hall County, his office said.
Fires in different parts of Hall County on Sunday kept firefighters busy on Mother's Day afternoon.
On the surface, it seems like an obscure water project in a far corner of the state with no impact on the Hall County area.
The rain has been good, but the approaching hurricane season could put Georgia at risk for flooding and other trouble if it continues to rain, weather experts say.
Upon moving to Gainesville in February, Tricia Terrell soon discovered that in-town travel - at least by foot or bicycle - was more than a little tricky.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The beam from Anthony Williamson's laser pointer danced across a map of the planned Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton and the area beyond.
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan said Tuesday he wants the Georgia Department of Transportation to look at banning left turns on Green Street.
Area and state officials, including Gov. Nathan Deal, gathered Monday in drizzle and cold to mark the start of construction on the Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network headquarters in North Hall.
Strawberries are ripe for the picking, if you can make your way to them through the mud and saturated ground.
David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general who commanded coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, has agreed to serve on the Camp Toccoa at Currahee Board of Trustees.
Work could start a few months later than expected on an $8.7 million effort to replace the 55-year-old Clarks Bridge on Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road at Lake Lanier.
A couple of organizations that sprang out of last summer's Lake Lanier tragedies still are forging ahead, notwithstanding successes during the past Georgia General Assembly.
While construction is rolling along on most of Ga. 347 in South Hall, the last link of that project - between McEver Road and Lake Lanier Islands - is in the throes of design.
Hall County is moving forward on a road project that is geared to improving access to the Hall County Government Center and providing overflow parking for neighboring Free Chapel.
Flowery Branch City Council gave its blessing Thursday night to the Lanier Islands Parkway Community Improvement District, a self-taxing district that would run along a western portion of Ga. 347 in South Hall County.
The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education voted Monday night to approve its fiscal 2013-14 budget.
Mike Little got the phone call 15 minutes after Sunday's shooting at Tadmore Park in East Hall.
A spectator at a soccer game in East Hall on Sunday afternoon died after he was shot repeatedly at close range.
An effort to put solar-powered lights on navigation markers and buoys on Lake Lanier is moving forward with agreement from the previously resistant U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
A full Lake Lanier has put the brakes on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs now expects to open its new Oakwood Community Based Outpatient Clinic on Aug. 19.
Actor Tom Hanks has donated $25,000 to Camp Toccoa at Currahee Inc. for its ambitious restoration of the World War II paratrooper training camp.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to pull $490,333 from its sewer fund to pay for emergency repairs related to May 19 floods.
If one drop of rain doesn't fall on Hall County until mid-August, the area would still have a surplus of rain for 2013.
Hall County firefighters rescued four campers stranded on the Chattahoochee River on Monday morning.
Clearing has started on a new access road to the Hall County Government Center at 2875 Browns Bridge Road.
Budget season may be winding down for Hall County's bigger governments preparing for fiscal 2013-14, but in cities such as Lula, Gillsville and Clermont, such number crunching typically flies well under the radar.
Flowery Branch and Hall County officials walked along Flowery Branch Creek in March, inspecting drainage structures as they went. All seemed OK at the time, except for the need for some relatively minor fixes.
Faced with shrinking budgets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at whether it can continue to operate all its recreational areas, including parks.
CUMMING - With Georgia's victories in the tri-state water wars aside, and even its legal bills from that entanglement now history, the Gainesville-based Lake Lanier Association now has its eyes on a water reauthorization bill moving through Congress.