Thursday December 12th, 2019 1:24PM

Mitch Clarke

Director of News and Content
Mitch Clarke is director of news and content for Jacobs Media. He is a reformed print journalist, having spent nearly three decades covering local, state and national politics. Email: Twitter: @MitchAClarke
Mitch Clarke
Economy likely to be top issue in 2020 General Assembly
How to deal with dwindling tax revenues even as the Georgia’s economy is booming likely will be the top issue lawmakers face when the General Assembly convenes in January, Hall County legislators said Thursday.
10:50AM ( 2 hours ago )
Finding the right tree isn't always easy
By now, you probably have gotten your Christmas tree. And by "gotten," I mean you've gone to one of the lots around town where they sell live Christmas trees. Or you’ve gone to a Christmas tree farm. Or just maybe you pulled the artificial tree out of the attic.
9:05AM ( 2 days ago )
ICYMI: Stories you may have missed from the weekend
We’ve got a quick recap of some of the stories you may have missed over the weekend.
2:30PM ( 2 days ago )
Science has confirmed I'm happier with Milly
You all know that I’m a big lover of dogs. I had Glory, the black and white springer spaniel, for nearly 15 years, and now Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel, has been with me for almost six years.
8:51AM ( 1 week ago )
Six employees resign, two suspended at Hall County Jail
Six employees at the Hall County Jail have resigned and two others have been suspended after an investigation found numerous policy violations on the jail’s night shift, Sheriff Gerald Couch announced in a news release Tuesday.
4:18PM ( 2 weeks ago )
I don't celebrate 'Black Friday'
This is a big week for a lot of folks. Friday is “Black Friday,” allegedly the busiest shopping day of the year. I wouldn't know myself. I won’t be there.
9:33AM ( 2 weeks ago )
Two pedestrians struck, killed on Ga. 400 in Forsyth County
Two pedestrians were killed early Friday when they were hit by a pickup truck on Ga. 400 in northern Forsyth County.
1:53PM ( 2 weeks ago )
GHS principal says school recovering from student's arrest
The principal of Gainesville High School said Friday faculty and students are slowly recovering from the news that a fellow student was arrested for planning an attack on a local church.
10:16AM ( 2 weeks ago )
Hall DA wants teen tried as adult for threat against church
Hall County District Attorney Lee Darragh said Wednesday he wants to charge a 16-year-old Gainesville High School student as an adult for her planned attack on Bethel AME Church.
3:06PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Let's be more like the Whos
I was looking back over some of my old columns last week to find a few to share with my journalism class, when I found one from almost exactly 10 years ago.
9:38AM ( 3 weeks ago )