While Gainesville officials tried Monday evening to stress the benefits of becoming a city resident to property owners who might be affected by a massive annexation of county islands, many of the property owners remained concerned about how the annexation would affect their tax bills.
A 29-year-old White County man was found dead early Monday morning in a burning building near the Hall County line.
Due to state revenue shortfalls and less student population growth in the Hall County school system than expected, the Hall County Board of Education cut more than $5.5 million from this year's budget, according to the Hall County schools deputy superintendent.
Life moves in cycles here in Iraq.
ATLANTA - Fiery Georgia House Speaker Glenn Richardson has survived a challenge for his gavel.
At Monday's work session, Hall County Commissioner Bobby Banks recommended interim Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee-Hunter be appointed Hall County's elections director.
On Monday, the Gainesville Police Department officially retired two of its former police dogs and introduced the department's newest addition - two Belgian Malinois.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A year in the making, South Hall's newest bank on Spout Springs Road has caught the eye of motorists and gawking children alike.
People interested in good music and protecting the environment gathered near Murrayville this weekend for the Fourth Annual HemlockFest.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
Republicans in the Georgia House of Representatives will gather this morning to elect their party officers, including speaker of the House. It marks the first time since the GOP took control of the House in 2004 that Speaker Glenn Richardson faces a challenge from within his own party.
The Martin brothers went off to war not knowing if they'd ever see each other again, and it was nearly two years before they were reunited on their family's farm.
Most residents of assisted living facilities are old enough to remember a time when doctors made house calls.
It has been a long year for Janet Allison, who has served as the finance director for Gainesville schools since March.
BRASELTON - Not long after packing away the Halloween decorations and finishing off the candy corn, Braselton residents began celebrating the Christmas season with the annual Christmas in Braselton festivities.
A man was arrested today in the theft of more than a dozen bronze animal statues from Memorial Park Funeral Home, sheriff's officials said.
The third suspect wanted in connection with the weekend shooting of a Woodstock man was apprehended Wednesday afternoon.
Both Hall County and Gainesville schools saw four-year graduation rates increase in 2013, continuing an upward trend from 2011.
Gainesville police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
A more than three-hour standoff in Dawson County on Tuesday ended with a second murder suspect in custody.
Oakwood City Council has passed a resolution calling on its residents "to speak out" about a fire tax "inequity" for city taxpayers.
DALLAS - A Flowery Branch native and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
The Hall County Correctional Institute occupies a 50-year-old building that has seen better days, Warden Walt Davis said.
The way the state rates schools will change somewhat this year, focusing more on student progress and less on one-time achievement.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Students across Hall County are learning how to code this week and, as a result, have made a little extra cash.
Jennifer Lefevre is the recipient of an $850 grant via Clipper Petroleum.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council will discuss at its work session Thursday a business resolution to adopt the Gainesville-Hall '96 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue service and lease agreements.
Northeast Georgia has seen more than its share of wet weather the past few days.