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.
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.
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For decades, it has been a tradition and rite of spring for many Gainesville High School students to take a dip off "the pipe" on ...
Jack (Jay) Vandiver Jr. was among American soldiers during World War II liberating the German prison camp at Dachau, where hundreds of prisoners either starved ...
With a name like Woodrow Wilson Golden Jr., no wonder he's interested in presidential history.
January is when we expect our bitterest cold weather, not the record-breaking 60s and 70s Northeast Georgia has experienced recently.
Since his untimely passing, Bimbo Brewer stories have been flying off the shelves like bread and milk before a snowstorm.
Downey Boulevard is a short Gainesville street running between South Enota Drive and Myrtle Street.
During the 1950s, perhaps earlier, it had been a ritual among the younger crowd, and even some older Northeast Georgians, to celebrate a new year ...
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