One person was airlifted in critical condition from a one-car wreck involving a SUV on Harmony Church Road this afternoon.
Plans for a sewage system on Spouts Springs Road have made it to the drawing board. The Gainesville City Council and the Hall County Commission have given permission to Rochester and Associates to design sewage lines and a sewage pump station that would serve a future school complex and future developments on the South Hall road.
Whit and Pat Powell requested the county review a 37-acre tract at 6178 Yellow Creek Road for the use of an equestrian boarding facility.George L. Savage requested to amend a condition of the existing residential zoning of a 44-acre tract at 2673 Lee Land Road.HMR Partnership requested to rezone a 35-acre tract at 5490 and 5476 Old Winder Highway from agriculture residential to highway business for the use of an office/warehouse ...
A constituent urged the Hall County Board of Commissioners to address practices of the Hall County clerk of court and a Hall County tax assessor Monday during the board's work session. Doug Aiken, president of the Hall County Taxpayers Association, addressed the Board of Commissioners regarding the Hall County Clerk of Court Dwight Wood's legal pocketing of passport fees and recent allegations of financial improprieties levied against Hall County Board ...
In what may have been the world's shortest government meeting, Gainesville's planning and appeals board voted "yes" to a rezoning request and adjourned within 10 minutes. In a unanimous decision, the board voted Tuesday to recommend approval of Danny Allen's request to rezone nearly an acre of land on Thompson Bridge Road in order to be able to "market" the property for residential or office uses. Allen's property ...
A 6-year-old boy was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital Monday after he was badly burned at a Gainesville restaurant, according to the Gainesville Fire Department. The child received second-degree burns on his face, neck and chest when soup was spilled on him at Kiku Japanese Steak and Sushi on Dawsonville Highway.
The city of Gainesville has agreed to pay the Georgia Environmental Protection Division $1,000 for two minor sewage spills that occurred last year.
Lumpkin County Sheriff's deputies arrested Seth Stephen Thompson, 20, of Dahlonega on Sunday in connection with a burglary of a home on Crabapple Road.
The effect of war on veterans and their families will be the topic of a panel discussion at Piedmont College in Demorest at 7 tonight.
Recently released building permit figures indicate residential building is down 63 percent in unincorporated Hall County so far this year, while commercial building is on a slight upswing. Last year, 339 residential building permits were obtained from Hall County government from January through March, but only 125 were granted in that same time period this year, according to Hall County Building Inspection Services. According to a report released ...
If you've got an idea for improving the health of Hall County residents, the Medical Center Foundation wants to hear from you.
DAHLONEGA - Less than six months ago, Dahlonega Mayor Gary McCullough met with representatives of Mohawk Carpets to discuss a $3 million to $5 million expansion of their carpet yarn plant in Dahlonega.
A bomb scare at the Dawsonville branch of the U.S. post office Monday afternoon ended when authorities discovered that a smoke detector was the source of a suspicious beeping from a trash can. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation's bomb disposal unit had responded to the scene, along with the Gainesville police and fire departments. Authorities arrived at about 1:30 p.m. after the manager ...
A 17-year-old Gainesville man was arrested Monday after allegedly spray-painting gang graffiti on Victory Baptist Church. Hall County sheriff's officers saw Victoriano Lopez-Hernandez fighting with two individuals who bound his arms and legs and carried him into a residence on Skelton Road. The individuals were Lopez-Hernandez' brothers, who were trying to keep him from continuing to vandalize the church, officers said. Officers found that Lopez-Hernandez had been drinking, and charged ...
The inside shoulders and inside lanes of U.S. 129 will be closed in each direction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday. The closures will start at Ridge Road and run to Athens Street for construction of the new curb and gutter.
Strawberries are ripe for the picking, if you can make your way to them through the mud and saturated ground.
David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general who commanded coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, has agreed to serve on the Camp Toccoa at Currahee Board of Trustees.
The fate of the Red Rabbit fixed-route bus service may be decided this week as the city of Gainesville and Hall County are both expected to vote on an agreement to keep it operating.
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