In light of current market conditions, trying to set the day's gas prices is proving to be a slippery slope for area convenience store owners.
Hall County announced Friday the dates it will close its offices, giving employees a mandatory unpaid day off, as a part of cost-cutting measures. Interim County Administrator Charley Nix said after discussions this week with department heads, everyone agreed that shutting down all county offices for one day every month is the simplest way to handle the newly approved one-day- per-month furlough for all county employees. All county employees will ...
Horse riders from across the region gathered Saturday morning to show their skills at the New Classic Horse Show at the Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center in Gainesville.
A recently announced grant award will help Lanier Technical College students catch more sun in a couple of years. The Appalachian Regional Commission awarded a $55,000 grant to Lanier Technical College to develop a two-year associate degree in solar technology installation and repair. The college will match the grant with $110,000 over the next two years as the school draws on its existing programs to develop the new solar technology ...
The state has subpoenaed sales records from nearly 150 Georgia gas stations that are suspected of price gouging customers in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. But state officials won't identify the stations, and calls from The Times seeking comment were not returned by the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs. The Associated Press reports that more than 1,500 consumers have filed complaints over the ...
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal will be speaking at this morning's Conservative Forum.
North Hall Middle School took home a trophy from the Chestatee Middle vs. North Hall Middle football game this week for winning a competition with Chestatee Middle School to see which school could raise the most money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Starting next month, those who are elderly or home bound can get help paying heating costs through Ninth District Opportunity.
In the same day Americans got a glimpse of the National Intelligence Estimate report that paints a grim outlook for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, three Afghan girls were planting seeds of peace at North Hall Middle School. Three Brenau University students from Afghanistan echoed the findings of the national intelligence report draft. Khadija Safi and Shamim Siddiqi, both juniors at Brenau, and Najia Nasim, a freshman at Brenau, ...
Although the stock market may not have hit bottom, it will eventually rebound, said Suzanne Erickson, the chairwoman of business administration for Brenau University.
They weren't quite finished. On the heels of a sweep of southeast Gainesville three weeks ago that netted 29 arrests, Hall County sheriff's officials and Gainesville police were back out Friday morning, rousing suspected drug dealers from their beds with arrest warrants.
FLOWERY BRANCH – Two proposed developments, including one featuring an office building and a mini-warehouse, are set to go before the Flowery Branch City Council for a first vote Wednesday.
The news on Georgia's fiscal crisis is like recent rains - welcomed, but not enough to fix the problem. The state reported Wednesday that tax collections for September were up 4.5 percent, the first increase in four months. Revenues remained down 2.6 percent - or $110 million - for the fiscal year, though.
A 19-year-old Lula woman died and two others were injured Wednesday night in a collision on Old Cornelia Highway, according to the state patrol.
Today, firefighters from Hall County Fire Services' 15 stations will be out and about asking for donations for the annual "Give Burns the Boot" fundraising drive. Firefighters also will be out raising funds as the drive continues on Oct. 17 and 24. While most of the funds go to the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation, 10 percent of the money raised in Hall ...
Both Hall County and Gainesville schools saw four-year graduation rates increase in 2013, continuing an upward trend from 2011.
Gainesville police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
A more than three-hour standoff in Dawson County on Tuesday ended with a second murder suspect in custody.
Oakwood City Council has passed a resolution calling on its residents "to speak out" about a fire tax "inequity" for city taxpayers.
DALLAS - A Flowery Branch native and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
The Hall County Correctional Institute occupies a 50-year-old building that has seen better days, Warden Walt Davis said.
The way the state rates schools will change somewhat this year, focusing more on student progress and less on one-time achievement.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Students across Hall County are learning how to code this week and, as a result, have made a little extra cash.
Jennifer Lefevre is the recipient of an $850 grant via Clipper Petroleum.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council will discuss at its work session Thursday a business resolution to adopt the Gainesville-Hall '96 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue service and lease agreements.
Northeast Georgia has seen more than its share of wet weather the past few days.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.