Although many businesses and individuals are facing tough financial times, that hasn't stopped them from giving back to the community.
As the mercury threatens to dip below freezing, New Holland Core Knowledge Academy students, faculty and staff braved the elements to plant nearly 700 tulip bulbs Tuesday on school grounds.
More than $9 million of Hall County school system funds were allocated for classroom technology in the past three years, and school board members visited four schools Monday to see how those funds were implemented.
A public meeting on a proposed bridge replacement and road alignment on Ga. 52 in Lula is set for Dec. 2 at Lula Elementary School.
Hall County marked its 40th case of rabies last Friday, but the epidemic shows no sign of slowing down.
The Sports Turf Managers Association, a national organization, named City Park Stadium's Bobby Gruhn Field its Schools and Parks Football Field of the Year.
Construction on the new Laurel Park boat ramp is set to begin Thursday.
Gainesville Parks and Recreation recently received the Agency of the Year award from the Georgia Recreation and Park Association for the second year in a row.
While some people spent their weekend watching college football or hiding indoors from the cold weather, members from three local Baptist churches traveled to Hoschton and helped a fellow ministry rebuild its sanctuary. On March 30, Crossview Church in Hoschton caught fire just hours after Sunday morning services had finished. The fire damaged the building's interior so much that the congregation no longer ...
Batman is a fictional superhero to most, but to movie theater managers like Austin Nichols, he's a real hero for bringing customers to theaters this summer. "If 'Dark Knight' did not come out ... our industry would be very, very hurt right now," Nichols said. "It definitely saved a lot of the industry." Nichols said the theater business has been very rocky during ...
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
When you are Latina, life begins at 15 with the biggest party you've ever seen.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A lifelong government worker, Jimmy Dean shows no signs of slowing in his second career in Flowery Branch.
If you're a smoker, chances are you'd prefer not to be.
Johnson High School earned a U.S. News & World Report bronze award this year for its academic programs, ranking it among the best 19 high schools in Georgia.
Hall County's legislative delegation heard requests during a series of meetings Thursday. They include:
The Christmas season usually brings fun outings, delicious food and festive decorations. However, these merry perks can be hazardous to furry friends.
Information about the recent theft of firearms from a Cumming pawnshop could lead to a $10,000 reward.
Capt. Andre Niles with the Hall County Marshal's Office was named Wednesday as the state's 2013 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year.
The Gainesville City Council has placed on the consent agenda a policy for the naming of city-owned property, including parks.
Two Flowery Branch residents face trafficking charges after $26,600 in methamphetamine was found at a home Wednesday off McEver Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum on Thursday asked members of the county's legislative delegation to change state law pertaining to legal organs in order to allow legal advertising to be posted on local websites rather than printed in newspapers.
Talk about health care, education, the economy and jobs filled an hourlong legislative breakfast Thursday, as well as a commitment by lawmakers not to dawdle when the 2014 General Assembly kicks off Jan. 14.
The Hall County Correctional Institute may have an already-built home to move into, in the form of the soon-to-be vacated detention center in Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have come to an understanding about Glades Reservoir.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a new fire station in North Hall will improve insurance rates only on the condition that a second ladder truck is secured by the county.
The Hall County School District is the fastest-growing in the country for public charter school students.
Roadwork supporting New Holland Marketplace in Gainesville is mostly done, and newly installed traffic lights should be operational by year's end.
More than a year later, the murder of Nelson Garner remains a mystery.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter's announcement that he would retire at the end of the school year left friends and colleagues praising his service and dedication.