They stood shoulder to shoulder as if to emphasize their solidarity; dark storm clouds and cold northwesterly winds provided the appropriate backdrop to underscore their seriousness. The unspoken message was clear: the upcoming summer season on and around Lake Lanier would be a safe experience.
Hall County School Board members got their first look at a tentative FY 2018 budget at their work session Monday evening and heard School Superintendent Will Schofield express his opinion that something needed to be done about the growing amount of property owners exempt from paying school tax.
While the most controversial item on this past Tuesday's Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board agenda was an 880-unit development on the busy Dawsonville Highway corridor, board members had other issues that generated concern as well
“Mayor, for the General Fund, no tax increase is recommended for the General Fund,” City Manager Bryan Lackey said as he began his FY2018 budget presentation at Thursday morning’s Gainesville City Council work session.