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Appeal means a murky solution to water wars

The latest action in the tri-state water wars has left local water experts wondering if it'll ever end.

September 22, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Annual Shore Sweep set for Saturday

When they moved to South Hall in 2000, Brian Cantel and his wife began participating in the Lake Lanier Association's annual Shore Sweep.

September 22, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


The Local Hour: Interview with Greg McGarity

University of Georgia Athletic Director Greg McGarity said this morning that it's too early to be worried about the state of the UGA football program, despite the school's first 0-2 SEC record since 1993.

September 22, 2010 | | Local


Prosecutor recalls murder case involving black children

Jack Mallard wants the public to know what the jury saw back in 1982.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


River basin group to meet in Alabama

Alabama's turn has come as a meeting spot for a tri-state river basin group formed two years ago to build consensus amid touchy water issues.

September 21, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


‘Green’ grant retrofits the lights in Hall

Hall County is working to become more energy efficient - one building at a time.

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Parents object to Enota academy gifted program changes

Frustrated parents of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy students are objecting to changes to the school's gifted program.

September 21, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Beginning of fall predicted to be warmer than normal

The first day of fall doesn't feel much like it.

September 21, 2010 | Shannon Casas | Local


Residents question whether recession has ended

A non-profit research organization may have declared that the recession is over, but some residents are looking for the proof.

September 21, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Fight leads to 5 arrests on gang-related charges

Five West Hall High School students, who are documented members of the street gang BOE, were charged with battery and violating the street gang and terrorism act after a fight at the school Monday, according to the county's Gang Task Force officials.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Florida appeals ruling in tri-state water war

ATLANTA - Florida is appealing a judge's decision that protects Georgia from demands that it release more water from a series of dams to protected threatened or endangered species downstream.

September 21, 2010 | | Local


Proposal changes wrecker rotation

A large number of Gainesville residents showed up to Tuesday's City Council meeting, including several people frustrated about proposed changes to the city's wrecker services.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Resurfacing will close lane of U.S. 129

The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning resurfacing work on U.S. 129 in Cleveland.

September 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Company withdraws application to expand quarry

At Monday morning's work session, the Hall County Board of Commissioners agreed to allow Hanson Aggregates Southeast LLC to withdraw its application to expand a rock quarry near the Jackson County line.

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Plane that landed on I-85 housed in Lawrenceville

A small plane registered to a Lawrenceville-based business and co-owned by a Flowery Branch man made an emergency landing on Interstate 85 in northeast Atlanta around 5 p.m. Monday.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Public meetings on I-85 widening set this week

Public information meetings about the widening of a 24-mile stretch of Interstate 85 skirting Hall County are set for this week.

December 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


After 28-year Hall career, former chief deputy building Lanier Tech police department

A familiar face around Hall County, Jeff Strickland is months into building his second police department in his own backyard at Lanier Technical College.

December 04, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Christmas on Green Street participants brave chilly, rainy Sunday

The crowds were light in number, but spirits were high as holiday revelers made their way through a soggy, cold Christmas on Green Street Sunday ...

December 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


24th annual ride from Frazier's helps needy kids have toys

Surely Santa Claus won't be stopped by rain, sleet or snow. But every so often he needs a little help getting toys from point ...

December 04, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Hall County man charged with murder in Lumpkin County

A Hall County man has been charged with the murder and aggravated assault of a 41-year-old Murrayville woman whose body was found early Sunday in ...

December 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Children show benefits from pre-K as they grow, study shows

It's easier for a child to learn to hold a pencil if they first know how to build a tower with Legos.

December 04, 2016 | Shannon Casas | Local


Gainesville man joins pipeline protests in North Dakota

Some 400 years since the first Thanksgiving, Cole Chambers spent his holiday sharing necessities with the Native Americans protesting at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

December 04, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Plan for women’s sex trafficking home parallels Eagle Ranch’s start

It was a faith-based proposal to help a troubled group of people in a rural Hall County residential complex, and it initially caused a stir ...

December 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


‘Gourd Girls’ celebrate 40 years in Sautee craft shop

While wandering through The Gourd Place on Thursday, Priscilla Wilson showed off some of her art.

December 04, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


SLIDESHOW: Pretty trees feed kids’ needs at Challenged Child fundraiser

Some 350 people were expected to attend Saturday's Festival of Trees at The Loft at Scott's in downtown Gainesville.

December 03, 2016 | Erin Smith | Local


Sweet treats, warm hearts send Christmas spirits soaring at Flowery Branch, Lula parades

Dreary weather didn't put a damper on Christmas spirits during Flowery Branch and Lula's Christmas parades Saturday.

December 03, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall County volunteers ferry supplies to Tennessee fire victims

It has been little over a week since fires began spreading through the Gatlinburg, Tenn., and Smoky Mountain area, causing widespread destruction to the historic ...

December 03, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Court motion says fatal bullet didn't come from guns in defendants' possession

According to a motion, the bullet killing Jaquerian Harrison, 21, in April was not from the guns found in the possession of three co-defendants.

December 03, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Charges against Katt Williams’ co-defendants reduced, dismissed

One of Katt Williams' co-defendants had the charges dismissed against her, while the second agreed to a negotiated plea on lesser charges.

December 03, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Kids enjoy time with Santa, get books and coats at Lakeshore Mall event

All it took to make Anoria Cheek happy was some glitter.

December 03, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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