More than 230 years after America's forefathers penned the Declaration of Independence, thousands of North Georgians descended on Lake Lanier Saturday to watch the rockets' red glare and celebrate the nation's freedom.
Merrianne Dyer was a final interview away from realizing her dream of becoming an education professor at the University of Georgia when the chairman of the Gainesville school board asked the then Fair Street principal if she would "help out" at the central office.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote on several items Thursday that have been materializing for awhile, including a proposed mixed-use development on Friendship Road and changes to the Civil Service Act.
Students have been complaining about the parking options at the Gainesville campus of the University of North Georgia for several years, but their troubles may soon be over thanks to an existing park-and-ride lot off Exit 17 of Interstate 985.
June 22, 2015|
By Hailey Van Parys
Turnout at the Hall County Government Family Health Center, which serves county employees, has been strong in the first five months of operation, according to county officials, and plans are in the works to generate more interest and participation.