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Hall Co. Green Alliance recognizes local leaders
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:02:12 -0800

The award recipients. L to R: Lanier Charter Career Academy, Dr. Anderson Flem, Hall Co Resource Recovery, City of Oakwood, Stan Brown, Marcial Mosqueda, NGMC Braselton, Dave Rosselle, Young Men's Service League

Dr. Henry Jennings to receive Gainesville-Hall Community Council Award
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:46:23 -0800

GAINESVILLE - The Gainesville-Hall County Community Council on Aging will honor Dr. Henry S. Jennings, Jr. with its first Quality of Life Award later this year.

Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Says He Was Fired for Hosting Bible Study for Former Inmates
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:30:41 -0800

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – A sheriff’s deputy who served at the Hall County jail in Georgia states that he was fired this week for hosting a Bible study off site to help change the lives of former inmates. “It was to help rehabilitate spiritually the guys who are pretty much coming out of jail,” Josh McCuen told […]

S. Hall man named to state Aviation Hall of Fame Board
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:50:00 -0800

ATLANTA - A South Hall man has been named to the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Alan Wayne of Flowery Branch was appointed to the post by Gov. Nathan Deal.

Free child ID kits available from Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall Co.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:23:11 -0800

GAINESVILLE - Free Child Identification Kits are now available from Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County while the supply lasts.

Barrow County sheriff's Chief Deputy retires after long career of fighting crime
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:55:36 -0800

Jimmy Lomax has decided to put his badge away ... again. After 43 years of working crimes from murder to armed robbery and searching for illegal marijuana patches in every county of Georgia, the longtime lawman feels like it’s time to live life on the quiet side. “I’m working on my basement making a man cave,” he said recently by telephone from his home in Bethlehem. “The walls are done, the ...

Hall Co. awarded state car seat grant
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:22:03 -0800

GAINESVILLE - Hall County is among this year's recipients of a Child Passenger Safety Mini-Grant from the state through the Georgia Department of Public Health s (DPH) Injury Prevention Program.

GHCC officials say 2014 was a very good year for business
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:59:38 -0800

GAINESVILLE - As the year draws to a close, the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is looking back at a successful 2014.

Hall State Court Solicitor named to state commission
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 05:58:38 -0800

ATLANTA - Hall County State Court Solicitor Stephanie Woodard has been named to the Georgia Commission on Family Violence. She was appointed to the position by Gov. Nathan Deal.

Don't leave food out for potentitally rabid animals
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:47:10 -0800

Vaccines for $10 are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at the Hall County Animal Shelter at 1688 Barber Road in Gainesville and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia at 845 W. Ridge Road in Gainesville.