An early Sunday morning accident in which a vehicle apparently left the road and struck several trees on Ga. 82 near the Barrow/Jackson county line resulted in one man's death and another man's arrest.
February 24, 2009|
By Allie Jackson
Times regional staff
The attorney for the Midtown developers involved in a legal battle with Regions Financial Corp. over a 25-year-old easement filed multiple motions to counter the lawsuit against the developers Friday. One motion asks a judge to add two local elected officials to the list of plaintiffs in the lawsuit.
The economic slump is forcing more people to surrender their pets to the Hall County Animal Shelter, but the recession is also shrinking the amount of money available to care for the animals until they're adopted.
About $9,000 was raised Sunday afternoon in a benefit concert for Jimmy Cutrell, a musician and music instructor suffering from a disabling spinal condition, said Elena Trear, who helped organize the event.
Hall County Sheriff's deputies are searching for two people who reportedly broke into a Gillsville Highway convenience store to steal cigarettes and calling cards, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.
Hall County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 50-year-old man Saturday afternoon who allegedly broke into a home and stole a bottle of water, hot dog buns and a CD player, according to the sheriff's office.
A group watched as cinderblock-sized hunks of gum inched along a conveyer belt before being pressed into sheets and sent down the line. There was mint in the air - a lot of it - and the unaccustomed eyes of visitors watered with the scent of Wrigley's gum.