The next walking tour of the Solar System Scale Model is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in Gainesville.
Habersham resident Denise Weimer's "Sautee Shadows," the first of a four-book series linking antebellum Georgia's coast and mountains during the Georgia Gold Rush, will hit the bookstands this weekend.
First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville's Chancel Choir is headed to Italy, but before they can leave, they want to share a little of Italy with Hall County.
The Quinlan Visual Arts Center will have its first Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at 514 Green St. NE in Gainesville.
The Sautee Stars, a children's theatre education class, will perform "James and the Giant Peach" this weekend in the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center Theater. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12.
Cody Marlowe and the Dead Flowers appears to be making a name on the music scene as the band's newest album "Silver and Gold" will be independently released Friday with show at 9 p.m. at Vinyl in downtown Atlanta.
Best-selling author and Southern humorist Ronda Rich will share her stories of humor and inspiration as seen through the eyes of Southerners at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Brenau's Pearce Auditorium. The complimentary admission event begins is being recorded for a DVD.
Despite the cool weather, cloudy days and deluge of rain in recent weeks, local farmers markets are opening to consumers this month.
For a unique experience, stroll through downtown Dahlonega on Saturday, May 11, for the annual Dahlonega Art Trail.
Chestatee High senior Brandon Thompson finished second in the 100 meter race in the finals of the Georgia Olympics on Saturday in Jefferson.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Orb was so far behind a wall of horses at the Kentucky Derby that even his jockey wasn't sure he could master the muddy track and make a run for the roses.
Two men were arrested Saturday and charged with fleeing a drug arrest by the Hall County Multi Agency Narcotics Squad, Lt. Scott Ware said in a news release.
ATLANTA - One day after the Atlanta Hawks were bounced from the NBA playoffs, Larry Drew remained their coach.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Malliciah Goodman wasn't surprised to be asked about his long arms after his first practice with the Atlanta Falcons.
Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association member Jon Summerville made a hole-in-one on the No. 3 Pawley's Plantation course on Pawley's Island, S.C. last week on the group's annual golf trip.
Earlier this month, 35 public school teachers and administrators indicted for allegedly cheating to raise test scores in an Atlanta school district began turning themselves in to authorities. They may be the tip of the iceberg; a state investigation implicates 178 educators in the scandal.
America's economy is poised to roar ahead if only Washington would stop holding it back.
With Tax Day upon us, American families and employers are keenly aware of the deep cut the government is taking out of their household incomes and hard-earned profits - especially during the slowest economic recovery since the Great Depression.
America's economy is in the midst of a Great Stagnation that almost rivals the Great Depression of the 1930s, and the nation is fighting a costly and prolonged worldwide war against relentless Islamic terrorism.
In January, the Georgia Economic Developers Association hosted more than 50 state legislators at a luncheon to celebrate economic development accomplishments over the past 12 months. We also launched a year of celebration complete with a proclamation from Gov. Nathan Deal, as 2013 marks GEDA's 50th Anniversary.
The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the President's and Dean's List for 2012 fall semester at Gainesville State College in Oakwood.
The following is a list of support groups that regularly meet in the Hall County area. These meetings are free to the public, though some may require registration or membership. Contact the agency listing for more information.
African Methodist Episcopal
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Antiques market, Cumming. Open third weekend of each month: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Highway, Cumming. $3 admission good all weekend. 770-889-3400.