Local News in Hall County, Georgia


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Gainesville, Hall, other area school districts lauded for 'excellent financial reporting'
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:25:04 GMT

ATLANTA - The state Department of Audits and Accounts has named the recipients of its Award of Distinction for Excellent Financial Reporting for Fiscal Year 2013.

Ag Commish after Awards Breakfast talks about onions
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:10:10 GMT

GAINESVILLE – State Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black quietly mingled among the guests at the annual Hall County Agribusiness Awards Breakfast Wednesday morning at the North Hall Community Center. He was not listed as one of the speakers, but wanted to show his support by attending.

Prep schedule resumes Tuesday
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:10:44 GMT

Most of the prep baseball action rained out on Monday will resume Tuesday around the area. The only notable change is that the White County-West Hall series was pushed back a day due to wet field conditions from Monday's storms.

Dragon Boat Challenge to benefit 'Special Olympics Hall County'
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:40:01 GMT

GAINESVILLE - Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club (LCKC) will play host to the first-ever Gainesville/Hall Dragon Boat Challenge (GHDBC) June 7. The event will benefit the Hall County chapter of Special Olympics Georgia.

County by county news for Thursday
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:27:48 GMT

COBBMableton zoning committee meet TuesdayThe Mableton Improvement Coalition’s Zoning Committee will meet at 7 p.

Baseball: Trojans complete home-and-home sweep of Warriors
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 02:25:46 GMT

CLEVELAND -- No matter how you sliced it, Monday’s Region 7-AAA battle between North Hall and White County was a must-win.

Hall Co. crews battle more fires, some suspicious
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:40:03 GMT

GAINESVILLE - For the sixth time since Thursday, Hall County firefighters have battled fires, and four of those blazes have been deemed suspicious. Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said the latest fire was reported at 1:20 a.m. Sunday.

Study ranks Hall 12th-healthiest county in state; Forsyth tops the list
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:25:22 GMT

A new study ranks Hall County as the twelfth-healthiest county in Georgia with Forsyth County topping the list. Forsyth was also at the top of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation rankings last year, with Hall shown as the 11th-healthiest county in the state. (See earlier story. Second link below.)

Hall Co. Schools sending 12 to Governors Honors Program
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:55:04 GMT

GAINESVILLE - Twelve students from the Hall County School System have been selected for this year's Georgia Governor’s Honors Program. The Governor’s Honors Program, known as GHP, is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors.

Commissioners review wineries and school expansion
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:55:01 GMT

GAINESVILLE - If Hall County Commissioners approve a code amendment and a rezoning request, Hall County farmers could grow wine grapes and produce their wine for sale and a growing private school could expand.