Hall County Administrator Charley Nix said Tuesday he will propose new procedures to better keep track of expenditures by the county, just a day after Chairman Tom Oliver admitted authorizing payments to a consultant without board approval.
The U.S. Marshal's Service is investigating how a private security contractor's gun went off in a hospital room at Northeast Georgia Medical Center while guarding a prisoner there, sending a bullet through a wall and into another patient's room.
Beginning this year, the Corps of Engineers will charge day-use fees at some of its Lake Lanier parks that previously did not include these fees. Lower Pool East, Lower Pool West, Old Federal Day Use, Long Hollow, Keiths Bridge and Thompson Bridge parks will now charge $4 per vehicle.