A longtime Gainesville chiropractor who, along with his wife, sold their possessions to become "missionaries to the missionaries" in founding Helping Hands Foreign Missions, died Saturday of malaria. He was 58.
Gainesville-Hall County had its share of news the week of Aug. 16, 1945, when the now-defunct Gainesville News published its weekly edition.
The radio news report on Dec. 7, 1941, motivated James R. Parsons into the military.
James Joy remembers the ship, an oil tanker that helped refuel dozens of craft across both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters of World War II.
BUFORD - Clyne Veal survived months in the Atlantic Theater aboard the Navy destroyer USS Emmons, including the D-Day invasion at Normandy.
A formidable sight, with its length that of three football fields and imposing guns aimed at the sky, the USS Missouri sits anchored today as a memorial in Pearl Harbor.
Church bells rang out, fire engines rang their sirens and - as we know from the famous picture - a seaman and a nurse locked lips in New York City's Times Square.
Flowery Branch City Council didn't promptly dismiss development impact fees Thursday night, although it didn't warmly embrace them.
An area planning group voted Tuesday to make widening a 6.72-mile portion of U.S. 129 between interstates 985 and 85 a top priority if funding becomes available.
Development impact fees, once all the rage among governments to help pay for infrastructure, haven't made as much noise in a tanked economy.
A long-awaited sewer project got Oakwood City Council's OK Monday night.
With cards, humor and speeches, Lakewood Baptist Church members showed their gratitude Sunday to Tom Smiley for 20 years as senior pastor of the church off Thompson Bridge Road.
With more than 100 yellow buses filling Hall County's roads, it's time again for motorists to be more alert than ever.
A Flowery Branch woman has organized a motorcycle run to help raise money so those deployed in the military - such as her son Joel - can sleep with a pillow under their heads.
A group of southeast Hall residents won the first battle over whether a quarry operator can get government OK for a 113-acre expansion of its property.
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