With a new library on the horizon, Hall County Library Director Adrian Mixson said the library system has been listening to what people like and what they would like to see added to the county's libraries.
If approved, the upcoming SPLOST VI has $3 million set aside to build a new library in North Hall.
A lawyer for a murder defendant facing the possibility of the death penalty said the presiding judge violated his own order by obtaining information about the case outside of court.
Hall County Superior Court Judge Jason Deal obtained jail disciplinary reports on Alan Robert Dickie in June, apparently without the knowledge of the defense or prosecution, which attorney Doug Ramseur argued in a hearing Friday was a violation of court rules.
The superintendents of Gainesville and Hall County school systems were among a group of 14 superintendents across the state who met Thursday with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle to discuss issues facing educators before the state General Assembly gears up in January.
The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a brief that recommends the Supreme Court not step into the tri-state water wars, but Gov. Sonny Perdue said he still is encouraged that the department agreed that the appeals court erred in its decision.
Though the Justice Department agrees that an appeals court erred in overturning a lower court's ruling regarding water storage in Lake Lanier, the department has recommended that the Supreme Court not hear the case.