Rolling in their portable coolers and shouldering beach chairs in bags, music lovers of varied ages and tastes gathered Friday in the heart of Gainesville for an evening of music with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Is your son or daughter getting ready to start school for the first time? The Times would like to tag along for the day.
The Times is looking for a family to feature on this momentous occasion in a child's life as the first-time student gets ready, experiences the first day of school and then returns home to relate the day's events. The Times plans to shoot both photographs and video as part of this feature.
New pencils, notebooks and folders are the first things most kids buy with a new school year just around the corner. But for some local kids, just getting the basic school supplies will be out of reach.
Hall County officials are now moving unilaterally on a proposal to scrap the Civil Service Board after the proposal stalled in the state legislature. The board hears and decides disciplinary appeals brought by terminated or demoted employees.
The cost of the proposed Glades Reservoir in North Hall has already exceeded $15 million, and taxpayers will likely soon pump more money into the project on consulting fees and additional environmental studies.