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The Local Agenda: Germans to come to Hall to study immigration
A group from Germany will be visiting Hall County on Wednesday, looking to learn about American cultural life and political issues but particularly immigration.
Mon May 20, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
10 deadliest U.S. tornadoes since 1900
The Eastern League announced on Monday that Binghamton Mets outfielder Cory Vaughn had been named Player of the Week for May 13 through May 19.
Officials say there is confusion over boil water advisory
A boil water advisory issued following a Gainesville water main break in Flowery Branch Sunday morning affects only 18 homes at this point.
Sat May 18, 2013
2013-14 tax rate likely to remain the same in Flowery Branch
Flowery Branch is moving toward a fiscal 2013-14 budget with the tax rate remaining the same, but with local option sales taxes remaining an unknown factor because of an ongoing dispute between Hall County and the cities.
Judge to decide best tax distribution between cities and county based on filings
Hall County and Gainesville, on behalf of all the county's municipalities, each submitted their offers on the distribution of local option sales tax revenue Friday morning to visiting Superior Court Judge Frank Mills.
Fri May 17, 2013
Last school day a chance for partying, fun in Gainesville
Gainesville Exploration Academy second-grader Helen Johnson and her classmates enjoys a pizza party Friday afternoon as students celebrate the last day of school.
Thu May 16, 2013
Gainesville City Council likes the idea of land bank authority
Saying now is the right time, Gainesville City Council appears ready to move forward with the formation of a land bank authority.
Pizza restaurant to occupy north Gainesville landmark
Atlas Pizza, a long time downtown Gainesville restaurant, announces the purchase of the two-story, 32,000-square-foot 'Treasures for your Home' building at 305 Bradford Street.
CityCounty in harmony about impact fees
Recent highly-publicized differing opinions between the City of Gainesville and Hall County were conspicuously absent as City Manager Kip Padgett and County Administrator Randy Knighton briefed the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning on the effect that impact fees are having in their respective jurisdictions.
GHS will confer three honorary diplomas
The Gainesville High School Broadcast Journalism class has teamed up with Benita Sanders of the school's media center and with the system's technology department to stream live coverage of the graduation ceremony.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Hairston Company looks ahead to a bright future
According to Americanprogess.org , many startling and disparaging statistics still plague people of color.
Tue May 14, 2013
Barrow Docket Book: Sexual Battery, Burglary and Aggravated Assault
The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Barrow County Detention Center from May 10 through May 14, 2013: Gerardo Avalos, 1687 Parkhill Drive, Gainesville, was booked into the jail on May 10.
MyCelx trading 'in line with expectations'
The company said that its expansion in recent years meant that it had now outgrown its current head office in Gainesville, Georgia, and had recently acquired new offices in Duluth, Georgia, to house its corporate headquarters, laboratory and production facilities, and research and development department.
Another QB interested in Alabama
DeShaun Watson, a five-star recruit from Gainesville, Ga. and Clemson commit, was offered by the Crimson Tide .
Oakwood looking at sewer project at apartments
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to apply for a grant to help pay for a sewer system that would serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.
The Local Agenda: Gainesville to hold focus group meeting on Wednesday
A 10-member focus group giving input to Gainesville's transportation master plan is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St.
Mon May 13, 2013
Nine tennis players named to 8-AAAAA All-Region first team
For the boys, Jackson Goble and Graham McKinnon of Gainesville and A.J. Morris of Flowery Branch all earned singles spots on the first team, while Gainesville's Alec Zais and Nick Dillard earned a first team doubles spot.
Schreiber plans to close facility in Gainesville
Calling it an extremely difficult decision, the Schreiber Foods Director of Communications Monday confirmed the company's decision to close its Gainesville operation, beginning with about 115 layoffs later this year.
Sun May 12, 2013
Eyes on the Road: Resolution gets lukewarm OK from governor
Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Resolution 293 last week despite reservations over the renaming of Ga.