Thu., December 20, 2012 1:00pm
Hall County workers have been told there will be no more furlough days for the rest of the fiscal year.
Tue., October 9, 2012 2:57pm
The idea is that Hall county will benefit by increasing education options for parents while raising revenue.
Tue., August 28, 2012 11:02am
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Monday that it will accept applications for loan assistance for Georgia enterprises in 12 counties affected by the drought. The aid program targets farm-related and other entities not covered by aid from the Department of Agriculture.
Wed., June 13, 2012 3:09pm
This Thursday’s budget Hall County 2013 budget hearing carries the fate of a county-wide emergency alert system. The county currently uses a siren to alert residents of impending weather emergencies.
Thu., May 17, 2012 3:51pm
The Georgia Department of Education released the names of schools Thursday that need to improve achievement rates. The so-called "alert school" list replaces the Annual Yearly Progress issued under the No Child Left Behind law.
Tue., May 15, 2012 2:30pm
The national conservation group “American Rivers” named Georgia’s Chattahoochee River as one of “America’s Most Endangered” Tuesday. One of the reasons is a proposed reservoir in Hall County, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now considering public comments about that project.
Wed., May 9, 2012 10:30am
The Georgia Department of Transportation says it has awarded $73.7 million in contracts for road improvements across the state. Among the projects: a new interchange on Interstate 75 south of Calhoun in Gordon County, replacing the Broad Avenue Bridge in Albany, and widening two miles of S.R. 347 near Lake Lanier in Hall County.
Mon., April 9, 2012 4:30pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking Georgians and other stakeholders for comment on a controversial north Georgia reservoir. Hall County wants to build the Glades reservoir just north of Lake Lanier to boost north Georgia’s water supply.
Fri., February 3, 2012 6:58pm
The state House approved small changes Friday to new election maps it passed during the summer Special session. The changes, the largest of which affects Hall County, Gov. Nathan Deal’s home county, spurred heated debate on the floor of the House.
Fri., January 27, 2012 2:10pm
Authorities in Hall County are warning residents to be cautious about rabies after a rabid bobcat bit two dogs. Animal control officers say the property owner went outside with a rifle and tried to scare off the bobcat, but it refused to leave and so he shot and killed it. David Jones of the Hall County Animal Shelter says the case is somewhat unusual since most incidents of rabies in the area involve raccoons, foxes and skunks.