During the winter months, the number of residential fires increases due to home heating. Many individuals turn to alternative heating methods as a way to decrease the high utility bills. Be sure to consider the following:
The Georgia Department of Labor reported Tuesday that the unemployment rate in the metro Gainesville area rose to a preliminary unadjusted rate of 6.5 percent in November, up 3.2 percentage points over the year from November of 2007. The jobless rate in metro Gainesville rose 0.3 percent from a revised 6.2 percent in October.
The metro Gainesville area is made up of all of Hall County.
HOSCHTON - The Hoschton Fall Festival Committee is considering an appeal of Guinness World Records' decision not to award the city of Hoschton with the world record for the most scarecrows in one area.
December 31, 2008|
By Claire Miller
WASHINGTON - The nation's great migration south and west is slowing, thanks to a housing crisis that is making it hard for many to move. But growth in Georgia - North Georgia in particular - could mean the area gains congressional seats after the next Census.
December 31, 2008|
From staff and wire reports
Gary Peters would like to power his North Hall home with energy from the sun. That's no big surprise. Since October he has been generating much of the hot water for his house from a pair of solar panels installed on his roof.
Hall County Library System Director Adrian Mixson is retiring at the end of May, and a search committee is currently accepting applications to fill his role and hopes to make a recommendation to the library Board of Trustees by mid-June.
A candlelight vigil and prayer service was held Sunday at Juno Baptist Church in memory of U.S. Marine Sgt. Mark Johnson, one of eight soldiers killed when their helicopter crashed on a relief mission in Nepal.
May 18, 2015|
By Michele Hester
Three apartment complexes off Park Hill Drive in Gainesville that primarily house working-class minorities and immigrants are getting a major face-lift and new security thanks to a more than $2 million investment from Greenleaf Management.
Clermont's Jennifer Glover is already a busy woman, between owning and operating Glo Crest Dairy and Mountain Fresh Creamery with her husband, Scott, and working as assistant principal of White County Intermediate School.
When it comes to the ability of a child raised in a poor family to move up the income ladder as he or she enters the working world, Hall County is a better place to live than 42 percent of all U.S. counties.