Local News in Hall County, Georgia
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Baker, Weidner get new terms on state Superior Court Clerk authority
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:33:03 -0700
ATLANTA - Hall County Clerk of Courts Charles Baker has been reappointed to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority as has Clarkesville attorney Jim Weidner. The re-appointments were made by Gov. Nathan Deal.
Keeping Georgia No. 1 for business
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:26:55 -0700
At their annual meeting in Savannah last week, more than 700 members of the Georgia Economic Development Association celebrated a nearly unprecedented trifecta as Georgia was declared the No.
Ric Flair Released From The Hospital, The Rock's Book Delayed, Alberto Del Rio Returning Home
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:59:58 -0700
Like this post? Share it! -- We can now confirm that WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair has been released from a hospital in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Flair has been there for 10 days.
4 from Hall, Habersham, Rabun counties named to various state groups by Gov. Deal
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:57:55 -0700
ATLANTA - Four people from Hall, Habersham, and Rabun counties were named recently to three state boards, committees and commissions by Gov. Nathan Deal.
Hall Commmissioners deny Publix tax refund
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:44:16 -0700
GAINESVILLE - Hall County Commissioners Monday said no to Publix Supermarkets’ request for an ad valorem tax refund. County Attorney Bill Blalock presented a denial resolution stating that the Board of Assessors followed correct procedure and Publix owes the taxes for 2011, 2012 and 2013.
UNG gets state grant to improve science education in Hall, Lumpkin schools
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:13:08 -0700
Two in-service teachers learn about physical science by conducting a chemistry experiment recently at the University of North Georgia.
Absentee ballots for Nov. election to be ready for mailing Sat.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:54:45 -0700
GAINESVILLE - Absentee ballots by mail will be available for Hall County voters starting Saturday for the November 4 General Election.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:22:08 -0700
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, left, and baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron shake hands during a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Atlanta, for the Atlanta Braves new baseball stadium, which will be called SuntTust Park. The Braves will be moving from Turner Field in Fulton County to the new stadium being built in Cobb County in 2017.
Education events this week
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:30:49 -0700
TUESDAY * UGAAlert: 10:45 a.m., UGA campus. Test of the campus emergency notification system; contact information can be updated at www.ugaalert.uga.edu prior to the test. * Volunteer Fair, noon-5 p.m., UGA Tate Center Grand Hall.
Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall Co. car seat giveaway planned
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:43:25 -0700
GAINESVILLE - In celebration of National Child Passenger Safety Week next week, Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, in partnership with Hall County Fire Services, will host two car/booster seat giveaways for children ages 4-8.