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Junior Lee Smith, 82, died Tuesday, December 3, 2013. A native of Lula, he was the son of the late Enos and Alice Lewallen Smith.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Flowery Branch City Council reviews Old Town upgrades
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Six local governments apply for state transportation funds
The State Road and Tollway Authority Tuesday announced that 46 local Georgia governments, including six in our area, have applied for state money to help with transportation projects.
Lower water level permits culvert project
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
County changes plans for North Hall sewer
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Girls basketball: Lady Falcons get first win
The Flowery Branch girls basketball team got its first win of the season Tuesday night pulling away for a 63-48 victory over Winder-Barrow.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
It was a grand occasion that mid-November day in 1928 near Flowery Branch when the Daughters of the American Revolution dedicated a boulder marking where Gen.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Schools wrap up week before holiday with special meals, community outreach
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Stand down' event assists area veterans
Local men take personal care items offered Saturday by area veterans organizations at St. John's Baptist Church parking lot in Gainesville.
Flowery Branch native reaches plea deal in ricin case
A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Honeybees suffer massive losses
Bob Bradbury gets a smoker lit as he prepares to open a few of his beehives to check the honey making progress at his Flowery Branch home earlier this week.
L.O.S.T. revenue hike makes FBCC happy
Flowery Branch City Council Thursday night seemed to enjoy the update from Finance Director Jeremy Perry with his report there's going to be more money in the city's coffers from, among other sources, the Local Option Sales Tax.
James Winfred "Wint" Smith, 82, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Georgia Mt. Food Bank reaches out to local schools
Two 18-wheeled semis arrived at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank loading dock Monday morning bringing supplies from the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Father, son arrested after dispute
A father and son were arrested recently after a family dispute at the father's home on Hwy.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Athens man and teen arrested for drug possession
Athens-Clarke police found marijuana and crack cocaine on a motorist and his passenger following a traffic stop Friday evening on Lexington Road.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Oakwood City Council approves 2014 budget
The planned $6.8 million budget would continue city services without increasing staff.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Historic plot gets a makeover
Gainesville city workers recently installed a new sidewalk in the Daughters of the American Revolution plot at Alta Vista Cemetery, 521 Jones St., Gainesville.