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Roads, taxes to top General Assembly agenda in 2015
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:49:50 -0800

Hall County legislators discussed their 2015 agendas Thursday during the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast. Finding ways to repair Georgia’s aging roads and bridges will be a top priority in the upcoming General Assembly session, Hall County legislators said Thursday.

Hall Co. leaders graduate from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:44:52 -0800

ATLANTA - The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development has announced Hall County graduates from the 2014 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program.

Free gun lock offered by Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:46:50 -0800

GAINESVILLE - Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County announced Tuesday that in partnership with the Gainesville Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol Post 6 and the Hall County Sheriff's Office, it will be distributing free gun locks to Gainesville and Hall County residents while supplies last, on a first come, first serve basis.

100-plus mph chase ends with crash on Jesse Jewell Pkwy
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 11:38:53 -0800

GAINESVILLE - A high speed chase through Hall County Saturday afternoon ended on Jesse Jewell Parkway when the suspect crashed his vehicle across from the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Eight people jailed in multi agency drug bust
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 18:37:51 -0800

GAINESVILLE - Hall County Multi Agency Narcotics Squad agents, with assistance from the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Georgia State Patrol, and Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Task Force Agents, arrested eight people on various charges on Wednesday.

Atheist Group Files Legal Complaint Against Georgia School District for Allegedly Promoting Christianity, Prayer
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11:24:13 -0800

The American Humanist Association filed a legal complaint Monday against Hall County Schools in Gainesville, Georgia, for allegedly promoting Christianity and prayer during athletic events.

Echols named Ga. Farm Bureau's Young Farmer of the Year
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:50:38 -0800

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Drew Echols of Jaemor Farms in Hall County has been named the winner of the Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmer of the Year Achievement Award.

Sergeant breaks record in effort to raise money for youth home
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:21 -0800

Hall County Sgt. Greg Cochran broke his own tire flipping world record Saturday in an effort to raise money for the Georgia Sheriff's Youth Homes.

Hall schools 6th in the country in percentage of students in charter schools
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:53:38 -0800

GAINESVILLE - A new report finds that The Hall County School System is sixth in the country when it comes to charter school enrollment.

Authorities release suspect and victim names in stabbing
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:33:21 -0800

GAINESVILLE - Hall County authorities have obtained an aggravated assault warrant for the man they believe stabbed another man Monday morning.