Hall County School officials saw the value of teaching Chinese to pre-kindergarten students, and now four elementary schools get to take on the challenge.
Just in time, as planned.
Call it a touch of home in an otherwise unfamiliar place.
The Hall County Animal Shelter has finally finished outfitting all of its 177 dog pens with cot-style beds.
The Dawsonville City Council could be looking to "patch up" sections of the historical district's sign code during its meeting today.
It's a measure that Mayor Joe Lane Cox feels is necessary given the recent onslaught of campaign signs from the July 20 primary.
Students at Gainesville schools may see changes in their report card this year.
The school board will decide tonight whether grades should be more "standards-based," including more descriptive feedback and more chances to improve.
The economic downturn has forced Gainesville to shelve conceptual plans for the Howard Road extension, which would connect Ga. 365 to U.S. 129/Athens Highway, said traffic engineer Dee Taylor.
A fire that may have been caused by lightning gutted a home in Lula Sunday, but no injuries were reported.
A pair of vehicle accidents led to three injuries Saturday.
DAHLONEGA - Who said history can't get a makeover?
The recession has caused many people to sell their jewelry, cars and homes in an effort to make ends meet. Now cemetery plots are among the unexpected items popping up often in classified ads.
Maybe not as rocky as the mined materials in its quarry off Candler Road, but the road to Monday's Hall County Planning Commission meeting has not been a smooth or straight one for Hanson Aggregates Southeast.
Tiny Lula park, which has a history as a meeting place for casual sexual encounters, was the scene of more arrests last week when four men were charged with indecent exposure or criminal trespass.
Although working two part-time jobs helps Layla Jones pay her bills, it doesn't help her much when she has to visit the doctor.
In Hall County schools, teachers may be in more than one place at a time this fall.
A 21-year-old woman is being airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a one-car rollover accident in North Hall.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said the crash occurred about 4 p.m. on U.S. 129 near Turner's Produce, about a half-mile from the White County line.
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