As residents start making plans for summer vacations and trips to the lake, the Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department is working with the county and others to lay down some official ground rules for using the Bear Creek Reservoir.
June 05, 2009|
BY CLAIRE MILLER
Times regional staff
When the heat of the summer arrives, most people's thoughts turn to taking some sort of family vacation; but with economic progress currently frozen, a lot of people don't have the necessary funds for extended trips.
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.
America's legacy as an immigrant nation waved proudly from the federal courthouse in downtown Gainesville on Friday morning as 54 individuals from more than 30 countries became naturalized U.S. citizens, swearing their allegiance to Old Glory.
The Forsyth County man involved in a 2012 boating accident that killed two Buford boys has been released after settling a lawsuit with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, the man's attorney confirmed Friday afternoon.