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Ken Cochran painstakingly helped dismantle log-by-log the historic Roberts-Orr house at Roberts Crossroads in south Hall County.
Sat May 25, 2013
Gainesville minister pens book
Four years later when Zachariah died, Glover decided to start a ministry in his honor: PURE Ministries, which stands for Perfectly created by a loving God, Unique in every way, Receptive and responsive, and Eternal, there are no disabled souls.
Fri May 24, 2013
Flowery Branch cook brings home winning recipe
Deborah Abercrombie of Flowery Branch has been named the winner of the Georgia Egg Commission's 2013 Egg Recipe Contest and is the recipient of the $2,000 first place prize.
Hall County completes storm damage assessment
Hall County suffered about $800,000 in storm damage, county Fire Chief David Kimbrell told county commissioners at their meeting Wednesday.
Thu May 23, 2013
Hall cities beat state population growth rate
The population of the six cities and towns in Hall County beat the growth rate in the state over the past 12 months, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
County commissioners hear budget requests
Hall County commissioners heard two budget requests for 2014 at their meeting Wednesday afternoon from the Hall County Library System director and Superior Court clerk.
Investigators look for stolen truck, personal watercraft
Right in the middle of all of the rain and flooding over the weekend, thieves were at work along Gainesville Highway in the Buford-Flowery Branch area.
Wed May 22, 2013
Flood damage costs start to emerge
Flowery Branch officials are estimating $1.4 million in expenses related to Sunday's historic rainfall, and so far it appears that most of the financial burden is falling on the beleaguered South Hall city.
Near historic flood hits Hall
Hall County Commissioners got a cost and damage update on last weekend's flooding Wednesday afternoon from Emergency Management Director and Fire Chief David Kimbrell, and learned the deluge was near historic proportions.
Norfolk Southern says heavy rains overwhelmed Flowery Branch culverts
Norfolk Southern officials said Tuesday that culverts in Flowery Branch were overwhelmed Sunday by the heavy rains that fell overnight.
Woman stole checks from her father
A woman was arrested for allegedly forging more than $1,000 worth of checks in her father's name last week, according to a Braselton Police Department incident report.
Tue May 21, 2013
Rain washes away roads, floods homes in Hall County
Heavy rain over the weekend caused flooding, washed out roads and downed trees across metro Atlanta.
Family loses home in Flowery Branch flood
The city's boil water advisory was lifted at 9pm Monday. Around the city, crews were beginning to reopen roads damaged by the heavy rain.
Help Desk: Flowery Branch Issues Boil Water Emergency
A "Boil Water Advisory" is continuing Monday until at least 9 p.m., as the City works to reopen flooded roads and buildings.
Mon May 20, 2013
Obama Addresses Morehouse Men; Overactive Kid Now, Overweight Man Later?
Part of metro Atlanta is waterlogged this morning. Seven inches of rain flooded Flowery Branch, prompting a state of emergency after sections of seven city streets were washed out, and a half-mile stretch of Atlanta Highway was temporarily under six feet of water.
Weekend storms result in flooding, mudslide
The Hall County Sheriff's Office said the Atlanta Road area of Flowery Branch should be avoided, as more than 6 inches of rain shut down the street between Spout Springs and Wade Orr roads.
Chairman, Mayor issue declarations of emergency following S. Hall flooding
Hall County Commission Chairman Dick Mecum along with Mayor Mike Miller of Flowery Branch issued a declaration of local emergency for the southern end of Hall County and Flowery Branch, respectively affected by heavy rains and road closures Sunday.
Sun May 19, 2013
Heavy rains close Atlanta area roads
The National Weather Service said more than five inches of rain fell in some parts of north and central Georgia.
Fri May 17, 2013
FB reveals FY14 budget, small-town attitude
City Finance Director Jeremy Perry told City Council members that the proposed budget for fiscal year 2014 will allow the south Hall municipality to keep the millage rate at 2.837 mills for the ninth consecutive year.