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.
Construction is underway on Dick's Sporting Goods in what is perhaps the most visible sign of Lakeshore Mall's $20 million-plus redevelopment efforts.
For the longest time, it seemed like Lake Lanier couldn't reach winter or summer full pool.'
Construction could begin this summer or fall at two major intersections on McEver Road in South Hall County.
A Gainesville man was arraigned Monday in federal court on charges he produced, distributed and received child pornography.
The state is planning to renovate Georgia's Welcome Centers, including one south of Lavonia off Interstate 85 in Northeast Georgia.
Grading is underway, as expected, for the mid-rise building at ProCare Park, a 23-acre site on Candler Road at Interstate 985.
Yellow Creek Road, between Murrayville and the Lumpkin County line, is now the official northern end point of the planned Ga. 60/Thompson Bridge Road widening in North Hall.
Buoyed by economic prospects, Lula is rolling out a new zoning ordinance - its first major rewrite since 1994 - that City Manager Dennis Bergin believes will "attract better development."
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources doesn't plan to ask the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, to extend a Tuesday deadline on reduced water releases from Lake Lanier.
A Georgia Department of Transportation road project should improve safety on Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road, officials say, but the work is going to cause some travel delays for motorists.
A South Louisiana delicacy, the mirliton also goes by chayote, mango squash and vegetable pear.
Oakwood is moving forward on a project to replace a failing culvert on heavily traveled McEver Road at Mud Creek, creating a noticeable dip for motorists along that stretch.
The Griffin Police Department is investigating the April 6 shooting death of a 63-year-old Flowery Branch man.
Hall County is planning to build a new left-turn lane on traffic-heavy Ga. 13/Atlanta Highway at Memorial Park Drive.
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.
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