BRASELTON - Health insurance costs have driven the town of Braselton's budget up $154,000 for the 2009 fiscal year, making up about 12 percent of the total proposed budget.
New boundaries for Flowery Branch historic districts will be discussed today at the first of two public hearings.
BRASELTON - The Braselton Town Council made appointments to numerous positions at its council meeting Monday.
A bystander tackled an armed robbery suspect early Monday, subduing him until police arrived after a taxicab driver was robbed at gunpoint, police said.
The death of a young hiker Saturday on Mount Yonah near Cleveland was a sobering reminder that the wilderness can be unforgiving.
The Lula City Council will hold a work session at 8 a.m. today at City Hall. The council is set to discuss the obligations and expectations of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water District.
A preliminary plan has been floated to use funds from the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax to construct a new post office in Gainesville.
State basic-skills tests results Tuesday confirmed what officials had reported earlier - 38 percent of eighth-graders failed the math test, which represents nearly 50,000 students.
Brenau University plans to convert 14 apartments in the Parklane Apartments complex into a new dormitory for 56 university students this fall.
The Gainesville City Council soon will meet and discuss a request to waive a fee it charges to the city's Board of Education for preparing school property tax bills and collecting payments.
The Gainesville school system has launched into serious number-crunching mode as it moves toward knitting together a final budget for the next fiscal year.
Four suspects in a foiled burglary attempt at a Dawsonville outlet mall were arrested Tuesday morning after an hourslong manhunt in northern Forsyth County.
The topic of illegal immigration was resurrected at an Oakwood City Council meeting Monday. Councilman Gary Anderson asked the city attorney for an update on whether the city had an ordinance allowing law enforcement to deport illegal immigrants living within the city.
"Honk," the Gainesville Children's Musical Theatre Workshop's musical adaptation of the children's classic "The Ugly Duckling," is filled with laughs and lessons both on the stage and behind the scenes.
The Gainesville school board is looking for budget relief wherever it can find it, including asking City Council to waive for one year the fee it charges to send out property tax notices and collect taxes on the district's behalf.
Gainesville residents may not pay water rate increases to help fund the planned Glades Reservoir in Hall County, but they could still wind up on the hook down the road.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is appealing a decision by the Hall County Civil Service Board to reinstate two deputies terminated after the escape of an inmate from the Hall County Courthouse in July.
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