A woman was killed in a fire Thursday evening off Browns Bridge Road, authorities said. Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle said the woman, in her 40s, was found in a basement apartment of an 1,100-square-foot home on Lyman Drive and transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead. The call came in about 5:38 p.m. and Gainesville firefighters responded first, entering the home, knocking down the fire and finding ...
A North Hall Middle School eighth-grader was recuperating Tuesday after being hit by a car while jogging Monday afternoon.
Freezing temperatures may be putting a damper on your Easter egg hunt, but fear not, the peach crop is doing OK - at least so far.
In a fleet of 130 patrol cars, the Hall County Sheriff's Office has replaced five in as many years.
A fire Monday afternoon destroyed a lot of memories, Jim Walters said. The burned structure, the Walters Barn, served as a venue for events such as weddings as well as political fundraisers for the likes of Gov. Nathan Deal and U.S. Rep. Doug Collins. It's in northeast Hall County on the 7700 block of Persimmon Tree Road between Ga. 52 and Belton Bridge Road. "Making me cry almost to think about it," said Walters, who ...
A historic house is gone, but a local arts community is excited about what will come in its place.
Bessie Pugh had just walked to the kitchen of her Gainesville apartment Sunday evening. When she came back to the living room, something was on fire.
A woman was seriously injured Friday afternoon when her SUV crossed the median and multiple lanes of Athens Highway, a parking lot and then slammed a delivery truck into a building.
Few know what it's like to travel alone down a long and twisting river, with just your own resolve and best-laid plans to get you through the tough spots. Fewer still know what it's like to make that trip paddling upriver.
The Centers for Disease Control reported Friday that the worst of the flu season is over. At Northeast Georgia Medical Center, officials said that was probably true as they reported a downward trend in the number of flu tests over the last month. Sean Couch, spokesman for the hospital, said there were 21 positive tests the week of Feb. 2. That compares to 78 positive tests the week of Jan. 12. Emergency medicine physician Gary ...
A seventh-grade student at Chestatee Academy of Inquiry and Talent Development was charged Wednesday with making terroristic threats after another student heard the 14-year-old comment about "shooting up the school," according to officials.
Authorities are continuing to search for two suspects in a Tuesday bank robbery and on Wednesday released dramatic photos of the incident, in hopes someone may be able to identify the men.
Georgia will not create the health insurance exchanges required under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Friday.
Robert Fuller is only partway through a 1,500-mile canoe trip, but he's reached a big milestone - Apalachicola.
Some voters waited 50 minutes to cast early ballots Friday, but voters Tuesday can expect to wait at least 30 minutes, Hall County Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee said.
Gov. Nathan Deal ordered Bibles be returned to rooms at state parks Wednesday after the books were removed following a complaint from a guest.
Li Cohen used to hate science.
Four children sat in a boat on their school's gym floor Thursday as Department of Natural Resources officers shook it and a crowd of their classmates loudly counted down.
School leaders said they are glad more factors are being considered in rating schools, but the scores released Tuesday still don't paint an accurate picture of what's going on in schools with high numbers of students learning the English language.
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