Gainesville City Schools will host a summer meal program open to the public through June 28 at Gainesville Middle School. The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Education's School Nutrition Program. Children 18 years and younger are eligible to eat at no cost. Adult charges are $1.50 for breakfast and $2.75 for lunch. People interested in participating may contact Michelle Bell or Louvenia Richardson at 770-534-4237. Flowery Branch High School teacher up ...
Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he's willing to use state money to start deepening the Port of Savannah's busy shipping channel without waiting for funding from Washington as long as the federal government promises to pay its share of the $652 million project later.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the North Georgia Detention Center and the American Red Cross to host a blood drive to honor victims of natural disasters both close to home and hundreds of miles away.
A man was shot and killed Monday evening in the parking lot outside the Peppers Market off E.E. Butler Parkway in Gainesville.
Flowery Branch is Hall County's fastest-growing city, expanding 2.7 percent between July 2011 and July 2012, according to recently released census statistics.
"Do you feel nourished?" That's what rising seventh-grader Christina Antoci asked Adrianna Silva after wiping toner from her face Monday.
City Council members are scheduled to consider several items at their meeting this evening. On the agenda are raising city water and sewer prices, adopting a West Gainesville-Hall County opportunity zone, setting the 2014 property tax rate for the Gainesville Board of Education and changing the ordinance on annexations initiated by the city.
A Gainesville man was charged with using a gun with a filed-off identification number after a man was shot in the hand outside the J&J Foods on Jesse Jewell Parkway just before midnight Saturday.
The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education tentatively adopted its fiscal year 2014 budget at its Monday night work session.
The Hall County Board of Education voted Monday night to OK a tentative $200 million budget for fiscal 2013-14, which begins July 1.
Sylvester B. Jones Elementary School has undergone extensive renovations to prepare for a future when it could be once again at full capacity.
Thurmon Tanner Parkway in Oakwood is continuing to buzz with activity. The city's planning commission voted last month to recommend approval to rezone and annex nearly 11 acres in the 4000 block of the four-lane road for Aerocom to set up offices. The company is moving from leased space in the Oakwood Industrial South Park off Rafe Banks Drive to slightly larger offices - about 12,000 square feet - in the burgeoning Tanners Creek Business ...
A stagnant motor pool at the Hall County Sheriff's Office will soon be invigorated with several new patrol cars.
Physician Linwood Zoller's first stop Monday through Friday is the Hall County Jail. He practices a different kind of medicine than in his private practice.
Rain returned to the area Sunday night and might settle in for much of today. For the past couple weeks or so, residents have gotten a break in the soggy weather that has characterized the area's weather for most of the year. Thunderstorms blew through the area Sunday, dropping more than a third of an inch of rain at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville. About 1,000 households in Gainesville served by Jackson Electric Membership ...
Unattended cooking appears to be the cause of a fire that damaged a McEver Road home on Wednesday, authorities said.
Demand is driving new residential housing construction in Hall County, but it will take a few more years to reach prerecession levels.
A Gainesville native has made it to the big time in her vocal performance career.
A Gillsville man was hospitalized for evaluation Wednesday after a tree limb fell on him in his front yard - but not before he pushed his niece out of harm's way, relatives and friends said.
Hall County is planning to build a new left-turn lane on traffic-heavy Ga. 13/Atlanta Highway at Memorial Park Drive.
Meal dates and times have changed for the Summer Food Service Program being hosted by the University of North Georgia.
A Gainesville man accused of murder was formally indicted by a Hall County jury on Tuesday.
"I can close my eyes and see a better day. Thank you," read a child's words written on a pillowcase. "Thank you for our freedom," read another.
A study released Tuesday shows that preparation for teaching jobs is lacking across the country, including in Georgia.
Residents of Hall County with housing problems can get help at the Community Housing Festival on Saturday.
Renovations of Wessell Park, including replacing existing tennis and basketball courts with new ones and building landscaping walls to prevent erosion, began Tuesday.
Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Merrianne Dyer will travel to Washington, D.C., next week, sharing information about collaborative educational methods that the system has implemented.
A confrontation at a Sunday soccer game that left one man dead and another in custody has shocked area players, coaches and fans, a local coach said.
Michelle Masters, a teacher at New Holland Knowledge Academy with the Gainesville City Schools, was named by Gov. Nathan Deal to the 2013 Master Teacher list.
A horse was stuck in an apparent sinkhole last week on the 1300 block of Hugh Stowers Road.