Joe Holcomb never gave much thought to the water tower sitting across from the historic Chicopee Village, just outside Gainesville and off Atlanta Highway.
The Georgia Department of Transportation got an unexpected delay and - for a time - a mystery on its hands when working to place ornamental traffic poles in the Cleveland downtown square.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A year in the making, South Hall's newest bank on Spout Springs Road has caught the eye of motorists and gawking children alike.
OAKWOOD - A war story from Charles Grant Sr. could be just that. He served in two, World War II and Vietnam, and right after the Korean War and relishes telling vivid, detail-filled stories about his military past. On a recent, warm Sunday afternoon, surrounded by family in the living room of his home at the end of Main Street in Oakwood, he spun one tale after another. Gripping the arms of his recliner, the ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Wednesday to a nearly 200-home expansion of the already massive Sterling on the Lake development off Spout Springs Road.
Work to restore a Flowery Branch landmark has gotten under way.
Monsignor Thomas Kenny, who led in the construction of the St. Michael Catholic Church building on Pearce Circle, has died. He was 69.
A busy day at the polls could mean voters will need to be patient behind the wheel as well as in line at the precincts.
Bow your head well before touching the screen on Tuesday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Narrow Jones Drive is a throwback to when this South Hall town had no Atlanta Falcons, big-box stores or promise of growth migrating north from Atlanta.
Firefighters were called to a mobile home at 6:15 p.m. Sunday at 3347 Cagle Road.
A Flowery Branch home was declared a total loss Sunday afternoon after fire gutted the home, said Capt. Scott Cagle, fire marshal for Hall County Fire Services.
U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Atlanta fired up fellow Democrats at a "For the People" rally Sunday afternoon at the Georgia Mountains Center in Gainesville.
For several years, Vicki Moore had been traveling to India to help some friends who had moved there as missionaries.
Corn mazes now are competing with fall festivals, leaf watching and pumpkin shopping as major attractions for Northeast Georgia tourists.
Oakwood City Council has passed a resolution calling on its residents "to speak out" about a fire tax "inequity" for city taxpayers.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
A man accused of armed robbery in the parking lot of a Gainesville restaurant has been charged with additional, unrelated offenses.
One person died Wednesday in a one-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road near Roy Parks Road in East Hall County.
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.