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.
A great reform movement swept Hall County in the early 1900s.
Many remember Karl Wallenda's tightrope walk across Tallulah Gorge in 1970. It was spectacular and drew thousands of onlookers.
It is unfortunate Rudy Ellis and Dess Oliver died before seeing the Tallulah Falls Railroad documentary video they were a significant part of.
Page 2 of 30
Did you know there was a Lanier Lake in Hall County before our present Lake Lanier filled in the mid-1950s?
David A. Sanborn, a civil engineer and surveyor, began mapping urban areas as early as 1866 for fire insurance purposes.
Before there was a Wal-Mart, before there was a Kmart, before all the Dollar-type discount stores, there was Gainesville's Dixie City, from which sprang ...
The main reason prolific preacher and church planter Dave McCurry came to North Georgia from North Carolina after four of his children had died was ...
Gainesville icon Lillie Mae Green will turn 98 July 17.
Gainesville city schools are in building mode with a new Enota Elementary School and one off Mundy Mill Road near Oakwood plus an addition to ...
Old telephone directories are full of history of local communities because they contained names and addresses of residents, as well as businesses, especially those who ...
Old telephone directories provide a peek into the past as they are akin to local history books themselves.
Page 1 of 1