The best 10 years of his life were spent working at the Dixie-Hunt Hotel, 68-year-old Clint Strother of Gainesville says.
Quillians Corner in north Hall County is named for the family that once thrived in the area, owning miles of property and beaucoup businesses. They grew cotton and ginned cotton for other farmers.
Chautauquas, popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, were a conglomeration of educational lectures, music, sermons, comedy and sometimes political oratory.
You would find few people today who wouldn't say Lake Lanier has been a blessing to Northeast Georgia, a bonus for people living here, a big draw for tourism, recreation and economic development.
Recent remarks by a Georgia legislator defending the Ku Klux Klan dredges the memory of some dark days in the state's history.
Gainesville's public square has been the center of activity since the town's founding. It's had its ups and downs with traffic, ranging from horses and wagons to modern vehicles trying to find parking places.
These photos show the 1952 "world premiere" of the movie "Birthright," which was filmed in Hall County with a local cast for the most part.
There's a lot of history in this old photograph submitted by John S. Rogers of Gainesville.
Thousands of Georgians New Year's Eve and beyond toasted 2016 with a flute of champagne or snorts of other liquid spirits.
This warm Christmas season isn't conducive to fires in the fireplace or bumping up the thermostat to keep the house comfortable.
It would be three full decades after women earned the right to vote before they could serve on juries in Georgia.
Gainesville's downtown square is alive and alighted for Christmas, rekindling memories for those who grew up here or whose children did in the 1950s, '60s and '70s.
A former waitress at the old Gainesville Dixie Hunt Hotel restaurant, now in her 90s, brought a 1939 menu a while back to Juan Luna, proprietor of Luna's Restaurant in Hunt Towers, the former hotel.
Hall County was experiencing a mini-boom in 1897.
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If a ball had anything to do with it, Jack Roberts was naturally great at it.
Elections 100 years ago, on state, local and national levels, are not so dissimilar from this year's.
Old maps reveal a lot about the history of an area, changes that have come about, places that no longer are obvious.
Some Gainesville homes were still without electricity and used kerosene for both heating and lighting in the late 1940s when the idea for a public ...
Time for another history trivia quiz about Northeast Georgia. Answers at end of column.
Hall County was feeling its oats just before World War I. It had landed two large textile mills, other small industries were thriving, a few ...
The Candler Horse Guards was a Hall County militia group that despite its name went without its own horses for a while.
H.H. Perry, the colorful, constantly controversial Gainesville lawyer in the early 1900s, who never met a political race he didn't like, also had ...
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