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State tops off list for hybrid growth

Georgia is a hot state for hybrids.

June 10, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


McEver Road project could start by midsummer

Hall County is getting closer to a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.

June 09, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Health system works for many area vets

As a state legislative officer for Disabled American Veterans, Gary McBride has had an insider's look at how the Department of Veterans Affairs operates, and the picture's not that pretty.

June 07, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Still no property taxes planned in Lula

Lula is rolling out a proposed $808,150 budget for next fiscal year that continues to keep property taxes out of the equation.

June 07, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Remembering D-Day invasion 70 years later

Life in Gainesville kept going in routine, ordinary ways. Main Street was about to get a coat of asphalt. Scout Camp was scheduled to start in a few weeks.

June 06, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Public begins to get say on transportation plan

Transportation officials have started the public input part of an effort to develop a long-range transportation plan for the Hall County area.

June 06, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Humane Society of Northeast Georgia searching for new leader

The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is undergoing a top leadership change during one of its busiest times of the year.

June 04, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Clermont approves 2014-15 budget

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.

June 04, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


South Hall project still alive despite missing on state aid program

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.

June 02, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


New left-turn signals emerging in Georgia

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.

June 02, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Landmarks beneath Lake Lanier’s waters revealed in recently discovered maps

Large farms, orchards and chicken houses that once dotted the landscape in North Georgia are now covered by Lake Lanier's deep waters.

June 01, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


No roadwork planned on Ga. 11 DOT detour route

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.

May 30, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Caissons complete on new Clarks Bridge

A major part of setting the foundation for the new Clarks Bridge in Gainesville was finished Thursday.

May 30, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood QuikTrip location to be revamped

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.

May 29, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. 369, Lights Ferry Connector projects receive funding

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.

May 29, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Man gets 12 years in prison for 6-year-old’s death

A lost videotaped interview contributed to a murder defendant pleading guilty to a lesser charge Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court.

August 27, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Loan to boost Oakwood sewer plans

Braselton received a state loan Tuesday that will enable Oakwood to tap into a long-anticipated sewer project involving the two cities.

August 26, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County accepting bids on trail project

A longtime plan to build a bicycle/pedestrian path cutting through a portion of historic Chicopee Village is closer to reality.

August 26, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cleveland Bypass work won’t finish Dec. 31 as expected

Area residents waited for years for construction to start on the Cleveland Bypass. Now that the project is underway, they'll have to wait longer for it to finish.

August 18, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Sinkholes have Georgia’s attention

Georgia sinkholes may not spread to house-swallowing size - like ones that have opened up in Florida in recent years - but the Georgia Department of Transportation doesn't just dismiss them as random acts of nature.

August 17, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Helen shooting victim identified as Houston woman

A Texas woman killed in downtown Helen late Saturday has been identified.

August 17, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia Mountain Food Bank looks for help from other sources

August 17, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Population may not grow as fast, new estimates show

Hall County's population might double by 2040, not triple, as is forecast in Hall's current long-term transportation plan.

August 14, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Safety work set on Union Church Road

Plans are moving forward to improve safety on a short but treacherous stretch of Union Church Road in South Hall County.

August 14, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Group plans to rescind vote that cut funding for Ga. 347 improvements

Worries about losing federal road money may force area officials to put funding back on track for Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway improvements between McEver Road and Lake Lanier Islands.

August 13, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


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