Gainesville is one step closer to being a connected, walkable town. Construction crews worked Monday night to set main beams for a pedestrian bridge across Jesse Jewell Parkway. Crews lowered a 75-ton main beam that will provide support to a 450-foot bridge connecting downtown to midtown over one of Gainesville's busiest four-lane roads. "It's neat to see these things come together," said project manager Barclay Fouts, who has been working on the bridge plans for ...
A Cornelia man with an extensive criminal history was charged over the weekend with vehicular homicide for the second time since 2004.
They say snakes are more afraid of you than you are of them - an easy claim to make when you're not the one standing face to face with a venomous copperhead.
Look behind the counter of your neighborhood gas station and you just might be surprised at what you see.
Filling up the gas tank can seem more like playing the stock market as pump prices fluctuate during warm-weather months.
Three pounds of Epsom salt and a Doritos bag was all it took to land three would-be drug dealer suspects in Hall County Jail last week.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners continues to wrestle with the idea of cutting funding to the Community Service Center, a decision which would have repercussions for Gainesville as well as the county.
Dozens of criminals across Hall County slept comfortably Thursday morning, lulled by the steady sound of raindrops on their rooftops - but that was before law enforcement started knocking on doors.
Potential employers and employees alike brought the Job Fair and Career Expo to full capacity Wednesday, a sign of Hall County's recovering job market.
Hall County commissioners are looking into cutting funds to the Community Service Center - a decision that could save the county $624,000, but could mean the center loses millions in grants.
The Gainesville City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve a fiscal year 2012 budget that includes no tax rate increase, furloughs or cuts in services.
After eight years of planning and hard work, Lula Water Reclamation Treatment Facility is up and running.
A car reported stolen from a Forsyth County driveway was found in Lake Lanier later that same day, according to Lumpkin County Sheriff Office investigator Darren Martin.
While Hall County debates which services to cut or by how much to raise taxes, the Gainesville City Council will be voting on a fiscal 2012 budget that includes a $5 million surplus.
Good soldiers know to cover their tracks - and that's not just on the battlefield. The Fifth Ranger Battalion, which trains in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Lumpkin County, has invested more than 400 man-hours to picking up trash and minimizing their ecological impact over the last two weeks. The soldiers at Camp Merrill have signed an agreement with national forest officials to pick up after themselves in exchange for being able to use the ...