Tuesday night storms brought much-needed rain to the area, but they also downed trees and caused property damage that kept residents and clean-up crews busy Wednesday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Wednesday morning to new historic district boundaries in the city.
Inspired by his travels in the Celtic music scene, Brian Sullivan wanted to start a festival of his own to celebrate the Scotch-Irish roots of many of this area's residents. So he and his wife, Donna, began the Starbridge Celtic Festival, first holding the event in Gainesville as the North Georgia Celtic Festival, then moving it to property they own off Starbridge Road in Lumpkin County, near Murrayville. <font ...
Mason Glenn left the comforts of his South Hall home nearly seven months ago to chase a dream of Hollywood success.
CLEVELAND – Travis C. Turner won the White County Republican primary Tuesday night for county commission chairman.
OAKWOOD - Oakwood wants residents' old photographs, as well as its stories about long ago days in the South Hall city.
The city of Oakwood has joined the electronic universe. The South Hall city launched a new Web site, its first, on June 25. Now, residents and anyone else interested can check out the town via www.cityofoakwood.net. "We're still adding content, but (the site) is good enough now to refer people to it," City Manager Stan Brown said. The Web site, a year in the making, acknowledges it is a ...
Oakwood City Council is set to consider an annexation request Monday night for a child care center on Winder Highway.
Authorities have identified Michael U. Abrams Sr., 49, of Decatur, as the man who drowned Saturday in a small cove of Lake Lanier, across from Holiday Marina in South Hall.
Residents of a South Hall subdivision are trying to decide their next move - perhaps a legal one - following Buford's annexation of 66 acres off Friendship Road.
The incumbents for Superior Court judgeships serving Hall and Dawson counties and two Hall County State Court judgeships qualified Monday to be on the November general election ballot.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Local residents and property owners pleaded Thursday night for Flowery Branch City Council to leave them out of a proposed historic district for the town or kill plans for the district altogether. "What this town needs is construction, not preservation," said Dan Puckette during a public hearing at the Historic Depot on Railroad Avenue. "I don't think you need to ram this down people's throats. It's ...
The second and final public hearing on Flowery Branch's proposed new historic district boundaries is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at Historic Depot on Railroad Avenue.
Hall County sheriff's deputies and Gainesville police officers are investigating three separate stabbings during the July Fourth weekend that resulted in serious injuries to four people, one arrest and the search for one suspect. Roommates Lalo Gomez, 35, and Henry Velasquez Pineda, 36, began arguing at 2:52 a.m. Sunday in their home in the 300 block of Lee Street in Gainesville, said Lt. Brian P. Kelly of the Gainesville Police ...
BRASELTON - Nancy Crawford used to run just to keep in shape. Her breast cancer diagnosis in September 2002 changed everything. But then, "I got an e-mail asking me if I wanted to try ... a new sport," said the 54-year-old South Hall resident. What followed next was her introduction to dragon boat racing. "You either love it or you hate it, and I fell in love with it," Crawford said. "I gave up running." ...
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.
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.
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