A Jackson County judge has again granted temporary relief to the City of Hoschton to allow its council to continue to function.
Citizens for a Better Jackson County recently stepped up to assist during the Coronavirus crisis, donating face shields to local first responders. CFABJC was created in 2018 and is comprised of Deer Creek Farms residents. Realizing the local need would come and that resources would be scarce…
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has announced plans to extend the state's health care state of emergency to May 13. That is a month beyond the original date of April 13.
A Barrow County woman is continuing to recover while in self-isolation in her home after recently testing positive for COVID-19 and spending three days in an area hospital.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jackson County climbed to 15 Saturday night. There are no deaths in Jackson County reported from the virus.
The number of COVID-19 cases hit 13 in Jackson County with Saturday's noon reporting. There are no deaths reported in the county.
Several local government agencies have canceled their regular meetings scheduled for the first week of April. Other agencies will hold online meetings during the week.
A number of area nonprofit, churches, daycare centers and other organizations could be eligible for financial assistance from FEMA, said Bryan Bullock, Jackson County EMA director.
Gov. Brian Kemp has deputized Georgia's sheriffs and their deputies to enforce his order to close non-essential businesses.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has rescinded its stay-at-home order issued earlier this week in light of Gov. Brian Kemp's shelter-in-place mandate that his office unveiled late Thursday.
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center recently released a number of options for people who want to help the community during the spread of COVID-19.
The Hall County School District will remain closed for in-person-instruction for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. HCSD announced the closure following an order by Governor Brian Kemp.
A number of Hall County Government facilities will remain closed to the public through April 13 in light of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's shelter in place order that remains in effect until that time.
A man posing as a sheriff’s deputy reportedly made a “traffic stop” this week in Jackson County with similar incidents occurring recently in Dawson and Hall counties.
Georgia deaths from COVID-19 rose to 176 by Thursday evening with another 1,129 people hospitalized with the virus.
Georgians and visitors to the state are supposed to shelter-in-place starting Friday at 6 p.m. The order will go at least until April 13.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners adopted a stay at home order at a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon in another move to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Hall County community.
A Braselton man has been arrested for his alleged role in a conspiracy to defraud federally funded and private health care benefit programs by submitting fraudulent testing claims for COVID-19.
Jackson County School System healthcare science program teachers and school administrators have reached out to help local medical providers and school nutrition staff.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Jackson County with 10 reported as of Wednesday evening.
Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday, April 1, closed schools for the remainder of the current school year and issued a statewide stay-at-home order that goes into effect Friday. The order will remain in effect through April 13.
The parking lot of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton was full Saturday, March 28, as people gathered at the hospital in their vehicles — with lights blinking — to pray. In a social media post, Northeast Georgia Health System said it's thankful for the support. But NGHS is encouragin…
Amid the continued spread of COVID-19 in the area, the City of Hoschton has tightened its rules for social gatherings, restaurants and businesses.
The Jackson County Administrative building in Jefferson will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 31.
Jackson County remained with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of noon Saturday, March 28.
As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 and associated deaths in Georgia continue to climb, Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) physicians and board members – along with Hall County and City of Gainesville elected officials – are collectively urging the community stay home for at leas…
In a move aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19 in the area, the Town of Braselton is ordering residents to stay home and for non-essential businesses to close.
The first coronavirus-related death for Barrow County has been listed by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
The Hall County District will keep its campuses closed to in-person-instruction through April 24. The decision comes after an order from Governor Brian Kemp.
Helping local businesses adjust to the impacts of the COVID crisis was the main topic of conversation during last week's Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce's board of directors meeting. The meeting was held via video conference due to the virus.
Georgia's Department of Health reported that Jackson County has its second confirmed case of Coronavirus.
There was still only one COVID case reported in Jackson County as of Thursday's noon report from the state department of health.
The Hall County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) continues its efforts to lessen the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on deputies, staff members and inmates under their care.
The Hall County Building Inspections Division will continue to operate near full capacity with some minor modifications in order to protect the health and wellness of employees and the public.
An effort to coordinate a regional response to Coronavirus closures and local regulations didn't happen Tuesday, but a new sense of urgency to stop public gatherings was evident when leaders from five Northeast Georgia counties talked about how to respond.
The City of Pendergrass has lost an appeal to the state Appeals Court over a 2017 verdict that ordered the town to pay $1 million to two former "whistleblower" employees.
Braselton officials recently hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting for Crossroads Spine and Wellness, welcoming Dr. Lance Walker and his staff.