A 30-foot-long cabin cruiser caught fire Sunday afternoon at Holiday Marina on Lake Lanier. The boat was a total loss, but no one was seriously injured in the fire, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said. The boat's owner had filled the cruiser with 45 gallons of gas at the marina's refueling dock when a fire started in the engine. He was the only one aboard when the fire ignited. ...
If you are frustrated by the many Hall County roads under construction, there will be a break for the holiday weekend.
Nearly one month after he was injured in Iraq, a soldier from Gillsville has made it back to Georgia. Pvt. Nathon Bagwell is now recovering from a gunshot wound he received in an April 27 attack on his platoon in Sadr City at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta.
For the third time this spring, professional cyclists sped through Gainesville hunched over aerodynamic bikes traveling at top speeds of 40 mph.
While many recent high school graduates will venture off to college this fall with only a vague idea of their career plans, Chaston Stewart has his plan to become a military intelligence analyst all ironed out.
A vacant home was nearly destroyed by fire in the early hours of the weekend. No one was living in the one-story house on the 6400 block of Ransom Free Road when it caught fire early Saturday morning, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said. Hall County firefighters arrived at the North Hall home shortly after 4 a.m. to find about 75 percent of it was on fire, Kimbrell said. However, Kimbrell said the 3,000-square-foot ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - A crowd of about a thousand people enjoyed food and fun at Saturday's grand opening of the Spout Springs Library in Flowery Branch.
Law enforcement officers promise to be out in force this holiday weekend as the summer recreational season gets under way despite rising gasoline prices that could keep more people off the roads.
Students at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy stepped out of school and into summer Friday when they were dismissed from their last day of classes.
CLARKESVILLE - Carl Webb got into beekeeping as a hobby. By the end of the year, he and his wife, Virginia, will have harvested 20,000 pounds of honey.
The first graduates of South Hall High School will celebrate their 50th year with a reunion today, though they technically never attended the school.
Representatives from the Edmondson-Telford Center for Children and the Hall-Dawson Court Appointed Special Advocates broke ground Friday morning on a new combined facility called the Little House.
The man charged in the home invasion slaying of a West Hall retiree admitted to being at the victim's home on the day of the killing but denied going inside or shooting anyone, according to court testimony Friday.
If Northeast Georgia Medical Center's new payment policy works as planned, it could have a ripple effect on the rest of the local health care community.
At best, Ronald Lee Elrod has an overactive imagination; at worst, he's a con artist, authorities believe.
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.
Featherbone Communiversity in Gainesville is planning to honor area craftsmen at the second
Family members of the teen who died last week in what has been dubbed a "car surfing" accident are convinced the police report is inaccurate.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a May 31 armed robbery at a convenience store in Clermont near the Lumpkin County line.
The city of Gainesville doesn't have "an ugly history of discrimination," Mayor Danny Dunagan said in a statement Tuesday night at the City Council meeting.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday to annex nearly 11 acres on Thurmon Tanner Parkway allowing for the relocation of a company that makes and installs pneumatic tube systems.
A 13-year-old girl was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment of burns following a boat fire Sunday on the south end of Lake Lanier, according to Lt. Colin S. Rhoden, spokesman with Gwinnett County Fire Services.
No body was found in Lake Lanier after a dive was conducted following a possible spotting late Sunday afternoon at Clarks Bridge Park in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to vote again to raise water and sewer rates at its meeting today.
News keeps pouring in about the lengths the government has taken to gather information in the name of national security, with the most recent concern focused on the National Security Agency's collection of phone call and Internet usage records for millions of Americans.