Hurricane Gustav's path through Gulf Coast states has done little to affect this area's weather, except for stirring up some clouds and breezes.
A 18-year-old man found Sunday in a body of water at Eagle Ranch, a Christian-based children's home in South Hall, has been identified as Martin Campa of Suwanee.
Fearing another Hurricane Katrina, electricians and friends Aaron Plecenik and David Green decided to leave New Orleans on Friday. Plecenik, accompanied by Lisa James, Green, with Louise West, ended up in Gainesville, where Green lived and worked for nine years before going to New Orleans four years ago.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Jim and Sharon Daniel used to travel from Westminster, S.C., to the Mall of Georgia in Buford for their shopping needs. That is, until Monday.
The Georgia State Patrol worked 1,462 wrecks as of Sunday evening, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
Members of Aposento Alto Church of God in Gainesville spent Labor Day relaxing at Laurel Park in North Hall and feasting on grilled chicken and steak.
An 18-year-old man drowned Sunday in a creek at Eagle Ranch, a Christian-based children's home in South Hall.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A proposed $15 million mixed-use development planned for downtown sailed through a public hearing Thursday night with input coming only from the project's developer.
Flowery Branch residents who saw a rise in property values this year because of reassessments also could see a slight jump in taxes.
It is possible that Hall County was hit by four separate tornadoes Tuesday afternoon, according to preliminary findings from the National Weather Service.
Robert and Jennifer Miller were in the process of fixing up their North Hall home, having just replaced their roof a few weeks ago, when fierce storms Tuesday afternoon brought about the need for more, unexpected repairs.
A public hearing is set for 6 p.m. Thursday on a $15 million mixed-use development planned for downtown Flowery Branch.
OAKWOOD - The pavement isn't all that's changing on Mundy Mill Road.
A two-vehicle wreck has stalled traffic in both directions in front of Reid's Cafe on Thompson Bridge Road in Murrayville. Hall County sheriff's deputies are directing traffic to an open lane in front of the restaurant. Some motorists, meanwhile, are taking detours on side streets.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The building has changed several times, but the worship has remained constant for 146 years.
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.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
It may be one of the biggest "what if" debates in political history.
With the national convention seven months away, Nath Hayes' job was to check out where the Georgia Jaycees would be staying during the event in Dallas.
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