The contentious issue of where Habersham County's new courthouse will go may have come one step closer to being settled this week when the Clarkesville City Council signed a joint city-county resolution.
As first lady Michelle Obama gears up this week to launch her campaign against childhood obesity, Hall County leaders already have begun tackling the problem in the place some say matters most - schools.
The model car lay shattered on the basement floor, its pieces scattered in every direction.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.