Patrick Knight and two of his classmates from the fire sciences program at Lanier Technical College plopped down on the curbside, exhausted and drenched with sweat, and got a critique of their performance as aspiring firefighters.
Former State Senate Majority Leader Bill Stephens has several Hall County movers and shakers on board for his campaign to succeed Nathan Deal as U.S. congressman for Georgia's 9th Congressional District.
Hall County schools Superintendent Will Schofield said Wednesday he is recommending nurses, paraprofessionals and national board-certified teachers be exempt from an anticipated 2 percent to 3 percent pay cut this upcoming school year.
The case of a Clermont chaplain killed in December by a man he tried to help was closed Tuesday with a guilty plea, though much of the reasoning behind the murder of Frank Harris Jr. may forever remain unexplained.
A registered nurse and longtime employee of Good News Clinics has been named executive director of the organization, which provides medical and dental care to uninsured Hall County residents who can't afford it.
Local governments, schools and public agencies are bracing for the impact of a 26-cent-per-gallon state excise tax on gasoline, which will contribute to $850 million or more in revenue for road and bridge projects across Georgia, that takes effect Wednesday.