A fall in projected sales tax revenue, brought about by a weakened economy, has Flowery Branch re-examining projects in its 1-percent special purpose local option sales tax program.
The Hall County school system is pioneering a 10-hour, four-day work week this summer in an effort to save money on utility costs.
A reception is set for 5-7 p.m. Thursday for Oakwood City Planner Larry Sparks, who is retiring this week after 38 years of public service.
Everything is mostly set. Now it's largely a matter of watching weather forecasts and hoping against a repeat of last year's thunderstorms.
Over the years, Susan Smithson has watched from home as Oprah Winfrey interviewed guests such as Tom Cruise, John Travolta and President Barack Obama.
Mitchell C. Simpson, 42, of Cornelia was indicted Tuesday on charges of making false statements to Cornelia-based Community Bank & Trust.
Evidence in the 2010 Valentine's Day murder of Richard Schoeck may be circumstantial, but it's sufficient, Hall County Superior Court Judge Jason Deal said Tuesday.
To balance its tight 2011-12 budget, Flowery Branch is resorting to several approaches, including raising water and sewer rates by 2 percent, freezing employee pay and benefits and moving $133,330 from a reserve fund.
Work should begin at noon to replace an Interstate 985 traffic information sign that had been damaged several years ago by a passing truck.
A judge denied a motion Monday to dismiss the grand jury indictment of Reginald Coleman, the alleged triggerman in the 2010 Valentine's Day contract killing of 45-year-old Richard Schoeck.
Pinecrest Lane in Jackson County will be closed to through traffic beginning May 31.
Gainesville resident J.C. Smith announced Monday he is running for Hall County tax commissioner.
For the next two days, there will be one fewer rowing machine available at Fitness Forum on Thompson Bridge Road.
Hall County will see a vote on Sunday alcohol sales, but the Board of Commissioners wants it to coincide with an already-scheduled election.
OAKWOOD - The olive green tank looked like it could have rolled off the trailer and onto the battlefield.
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An alligator is a long way from the swamps where the reptiles are often found after it was reportedly spotted in a body of water ...
Two West Hall High School football players are accused of taking smartphone accessories from a Flowery Branch department store, police said.
The Times began covering the Olympics' arrival in Hall County from the day the announcement was made. The headlines prior to the Games and during ...
Braving winter weather
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