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New northbound bridge on Thompson Bridge Road, I-985 widening study get early approval New road and bridge projects, including a new bridge on Thompson Bridge Road/Ga. 60 over the Chattahoochee River, took a step toward approval on Wednesday.A technical committee of state, county and city road officials recommended the $12.8 million bridge
Gainesville Times | Jul 19, 2017 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Sardis-Ledan intersection closing July 31 to make way for roundabout The intersection of Sardis and Ledan roads in northwest Hall County is closing July 31 and is likely to remain closed through mid-September.Crews from E.R. Snell Contractor have already started work on the intersection, which is a four-way stop being conv
Gainesville Times | Jul 19, 2017 7:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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State returns service delivery agreement to Hall County An agreement between Hall County and its cities that delineates the delivery of services to its residents to avoid duplication of services and waste public funds — as required by Georgia law — has been returned to the parties for revision.The
Gainesville Times | Jul 19, 2017 04:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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FLW Tour professional fishing tournament coming to Lake Lanier Lake Lanier is welcoming back one of the more well-known professional fishing circuits in 2018. The lake will play host to a Fishing League Worldwide event in March.The FLW Tour will make a visit March 8-11 for the tournament, which is being hosted locall
Gainesville Times | Jul 19, 2017 04:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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County ends Lula contract to supervise inmates Hall County will not renew a contract with Lula to supervise inmate labor in the city.Lula City Manager Dennis Bergin said that the current agreement with the county ends Friday.“It came as a surprise to us,” Bergin said this week, after infor
Gainesville Times | Jul 19, 2017 02:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Georgia lottery transfers $1.1 billion to education The Georgia Lottery Corp.’s fiscal year 2017 profit transfer to the state treasury’s Lottery for Education Account has totaled more than $1.1 billion, the largest in the lottery’s 24-year history, officials announced Tuesday.The record t
Gainesville Times | Jul 18, 2017 10:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, a governor candidate, talks poverty in Gainesville Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has added poverty to his gubernatorial pitch.In his first public event in Gainesville since launching his campaign in May, Cagle spoke to an audience of more than 200 people during a meeting at the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville at the F
Gainesville Times | Jul 18, 2017 9:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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DOT announces 2nd continuous flow intersection in state A second continuous flow intersection in Gwinnett County is among 24 transportation contracts awarded this summer by the Georgia Department of Transportation.The intersection of Ga. 10 at Ga. 124 in Gwinnett County will be the state’s second continu
Gainesville Times | Jul 18, 2017 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Armed robbery suspect arrested after foot chase near Chicopee Village A Flowery Branch man faces more than 20 charges including armed robbery, aggravated assault and burglary dating back to two incidents in February after his arrest Monday following a foot pursuit in which he fled authorities after they attempted to arrest
Gainesville Times | Jul 18, 2017 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Shafer talks lieutenant governor run to South Hall GOP Sen. David Shafer, R-Duluth, pitched fiscal conservatism and old-school Republican self-reliance in a Flowery Branch speech about his run for lieutenant governor on Monday.Speaking to the South Hall Republican Club at the Spout Springs Library, Shafer opt
Gainesville Times | Jul 18, 2017 02:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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