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Shop With A Cop

Shop With A Cop

On Saturday December 11, beginning at 8:00 p.m. selected members of the Flowery Branch Police Dept. the Mayor of the City, and their spouses will be involved in an event the Police Dept. has sponsored for many years called "Shop with a Cop". During this event Police Officers pair with a community child and spend the morning insuring that their Christmas will be a bit brighter.

The Police Department is excited to be able to spend this time with the children of Flowery Branch as a result of direction from Flowery Branch Elementary School staff members and as a direct result of the gifts, contributions, and benevolence from Community businesses, Churches, and public. It is truly a community sponsored event.

Commissioner Ashley Bell Switches Parties, Joins GOP

Commissioner Ashley Bell Switches Parties, Joins GOP

Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell today announced his decision to join with the Republican Party of Georgia, making him the known first African-American elected official in Georgia to leave the Democratic Party.
While in the Democrat Party, Bell achieved national recognition as a leader.  He was elected the President of the College Democrats of Georgia as well as the College Democrats of America.

Hall County Commissioners to Hold Meeting on December 9th

Hall County Commissioners to Hold Meeting on December 9th

The Hall County Board of Commissioners’ will hold a meeting on Thursday, December 9th at 5:00 p.m. During this meeting, the commission will recognize the “Keep Hall Beautiful” Executive Director Cindy Reed for winning the “Keep Georgia Beautiful” Executive Director of the Year Award.

They will also be recognizing Mackenzie Bryant for winning the 2010 Hall County Clean Water Campaign/Water Use It Wisely Essay Contest.

This meeting will be held at the Georgia Mountains Center in Meeting Rooms B&C. The Georgia Mountains Center is located at 301 Main Street in Gainesville.

Residents of Deaton Creek Give Back for the Holidays

Residents of Deaton Creek Give Back for the Holidays

On Monday, December 6th at 4 p.m., the residents of the Village of Deaton Creek by Del Webb will provide several truckloads of toys and food to the Hall County Sherriff’s Office.

Among the toys given away will be 11 bicycles, a variety of sporting goods, doll houses, educational toys and board games. The sheriff’s office works with Hall-Dawson Court Appointed Special Advocates and area churches to identify needy families that will receive the toys.

The toys were procured through donations by Deaton Creek residents, local business and participation in the 4th Annual Scrooge Classic, which is charitable golf outing and luncheon at the Hamilton Mill Golf Club in Dacula.

Staff members of the sheriff’s office personally donated money to deliver gifts and food to the family, which was staying at a local motel.

59% Off lake Lanier Island's Magical Night of Light! You pay $25 for a $60 Pass

Atlanta, GA--  59% off Lake Lanier Islands Magical Night of Light:  With this Half Off Depot deal, you pay $25 for a $60 pass to tour the Magical Night of Lights this holiday season.  Each voucher admits one car with 1-9 passengers. 

Our MomsLikeMe.com website has more great deals including, a half off deal at the Zoo and a half off the cost of a gourmet cajun turkey delivered to your do

Hall County’s Administrative Offices, closed

Hall County’s administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 24, for an employee furlough day, and Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25-26, for the Thanksgiving holidays.

Public safety and necessary public works personnel will continue service as usual. The landfill and compactor sites will remain open to the public. Many county services are always available online; residents can renew a vehicle tag or business license, find a new pet, pay taxes and more at hallcounty.org.

The Hall County Board of Commissioners instituted monthly unpaid furloughs for all employees to compensate for revenue shortfalls due to the recession.

Cool Springs Park gets New Additions, more than $737,000 worth

Recently, the Hall County Board of Commissioners authorized a $737,340 grading contract on Thursday for site work on Cool Springs Park, a 70-acre park planned on Cool Springs Road in West Hall.

The contract, which is for the grading phase only, was awarded to Charles L. Sullivan Construction Inc. The construction manager is Charles Black Construction.

The park property was donated to Hall County by Cool Springs LLC. The major aspects of the park are two soccer fields, four outdoor basketball courts, three baseball fields, skate park, BMX track, two miles of bike trails, restroom/concession facilities and a one-mile paved walking trail. The park will be developed with SPLOST – Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax – funding and impact fees.