The contentious issue of where Habersham County's new courthouse will go may have come one step closer to being settled this week when the Clarkesville City Council signed a joint city-county resolution.
As first lady Michelle Obama gears up this week to launch her campaign against childhood obesity, Hall County leaders already have begun tackling the problem in the place some say matters most - schools.
With only a few agenda items and the pending departure of City Manager Kip Padgett, who has resigned to take a similar job in North Carolina, the Gainesville City Council has canceled its scheduled work session for Thursday morning.
Kayla Spurlock watched Monday afternoon as her daughter enjoyed the sprayground at Laurel Park. She takes Violet, who is 18 months old, about once a week to the area where she can play in the water spraying up from the ground.
The tired eyes of Justin Biggerstaff grew more weary when he learned that he'll soon be paying an extra $5 per night for his family, which includes three young kids, to stay at the Gainesville Inn and Suites on Jesse Jewell Parkway over the next month or so while he seeks permanent housing.