The city of Gainesville is working to bring more than three dozen North Hall fire hydrants back to working order, after efforts to extinguish a house fire earlier this month were hampered by access to water.
The number of Hall County residents losing food stamp benefits after the reinstatement of a work requirement has leveled off this summer, but Georgia is now looking to expand cuts to additional counties, including nearby Forsyth, Clarke, Jackson and Barrow.
A power outage knocked out several traffic signals Thursday in Gainesville along both E.E. Butler and Jesse Jewell parkways and affected other downtown sites. All intersections were restored by 5 p.m., except the Jesse Jewell Parkway and Barn Street intersection.