Nearly a year ago to the day, family and friends cheered and wiped away tears as buses carrying their loved ones pulled away from the National Guard Armory and Gainesville's Charlie Company began the long trek to Afghanistan.
A budgetary issue is forcing Oakwood to wait a year to pursue a state grant for a new center teaching literacy, GED instruction and English for non-native speakers.
The Grady Young Foundation ended its seventh annual memorial weekend with a rousing Sunday worship service, but the group of education benefactors this year felt the impact of a slow economy.
A first-of-its-kind road project in Georgia might have area motorists feeling, at least briefly, like they are tooling along in a foreign country instead of semirural America.
Flowery Branch City Council agreed informally Thursday night that it believes Hall County should build a library in the North Hall town of Clermont.
More than 400 soldiers of Georgia's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, including members of Gainesville-based Charlie Company, are set to begin returning home from Afghanistan on Sunday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Paul Coggins wants to serve home-brewed beer and food in downtown Flowery Branch, but he has to clear a few obstacles first.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Water was gushing into the sewer pipe when Georgia was still in the drought and Lake Lanier was several feet below its summer full pool of 1,071 feet above sea level.
Higher lake levels and improved camping sites are expected to draw more campers this upcoming season at Lake Lanier.
A winter storm took out a couple of trees at Rock Creek Greenway in Gainesville.
Oakwood is well under way with a downtown improvements project city officials hope will serve as a taste of things to come under its ambitious 2030 plan.
The first phase of construction on Old Town Flowery Branch, a $15 million project planned for downtown, had been pegged for a launch this summer.
Hall County Sheriff's Office employees are mourning the passing of Jim Ash, who, among other things, guided the department's efforts in building a new jail on Barber Road.
Flowery Branch's annual roads budget pales in comparison to what it might cost to pursue roads projects described in a downtown transportation study.
OAKWOOD - A bleak revenue picture, made worse by expenses piling up from bad winter weather beating the roads, cast a pall over the Georgia Department of Transportation's annual forum Thursday.
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Flowery Branch is cracking down on "aggressive" panhandling and people regularly camping out in public places, such as streets and sidewalks.
A Winder man was killed Thursday morning after a deer he struck near Oakwood went completely through his vehicle.
Work has started on more than 20 miles of hiking and horse trails at Don Carter State Park in North Hall.
Candidates emerged for the Nov. 3 elections in cities across Hall County on Wednesday, with four-way races set in Gainesville and Lula.
When the Japanese surrender finally came, marking the end of the brutal, bloody World War II, it was no big surprise to Charles Richter.
Two different stretches of U.S. 129, both busy as they run through Hall County, are on different timelines for improvement.
Charles Morrow was angry at first.
Stocking up on fresh produce and navigating a corn maze may be bunches of fun, but getting in and out of Jaemor Farms in Northeast ...
Ray and Ellie Williams are celebrating 70 years in both love and war.
Ronald and Margaret Gee of Talmo didn't hold back their opinions of the planned widening of U.S. 129/Athens Highway in East Hall ...
Each man had a different story to tell, but their paths to business success in Hall County all started humbly.
Water conservation measures over the past few years seem to be taking hold in a 15-county metro Atlanta area that includes Hall.
Health insurance policyholders might see premium increases as high as 38 percent next year, a Gainesville insurance executive told a Gainesville audience Tuesday.
The Northeast Georgia History Center is honoring three area businessmen as "local legacies" in its annual Taste of History Luncheon.
A common sight in Europe, roundabouts are catching on in the Hall County area as a way to move traffic and ease congestion.
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