ATLANTA - Georgia's state and federal elected officials have yet to agree on how to work out a tri-state water deal, now that a federal judge has ruled illegal nearly all Georgia's withdrawals from a massive federal reservoir that has fed Atlanta's surging growth.
The Gainesville-Hall County Animal Control Department has confirmed the 13th case of rabies found in the county this year.
Animal Control captured a skunk on Sunday that had come in contact with two dogs in the Gillsville Highway area of East Hall. The animal was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab-Virology Section in Decatur two days later and confirmed to be rabid.
July 23, 2009|
By Staff Reports
Saying they didn't have evidence to prove the charge beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors dismissed a rape charge brought in January against a man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow patient inside the Laurelwood mental health and substance abuse center.
The East Hall Branch of the Hall County Library System will be temporarily closed for repairs to the building's HVAC system. The library will be closed beginning Wednesday and will re-open in mid-August after the repairs.
"This is an ongoing project for us," said Lisa MacKinney, assistant director of the Hall County Library System. "We received grant money to contribute to fixing the HVAC systems in the Murrayville and East Hall branches."
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has been awarded nearly $25,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand research and monitoring of a deadly disease affecting bat populations that may have habitat in Hall County.
Local leaders and elected officials on Wednesday showed up to celebrate the groundbreaking of a planned medical office complex in Braselton that - once complete - could feature a mix of medical services.
The Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame, Georgia Department of Veterans Service and Georgia Building Authority have agreed to have the hall of fame initially located in the Floyd Veterans Memorial Building on the state capitol grounds.