The alleged victims of suspected Ponzi schemer Wendell Spell could number between 30 and 35 in Hall County alone in what is thought to be the largest white-collar crime in local history, according to documents filed in Hall County Magistrate Court this week.
It's not your grandma's chalkboard local teachers are using to educate students these days.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center isn't the only local hospital that's undergoing major changes.
Special occasions are special for a reason, and local merchants say people haven't stopped shopping for them despite the economic downturn. Kristen Brousseau, owner of Memorable Creations Cake Shop in Gainesville, said her business is doing better than she expected.
JEFFERSON - Traditionally, elementary schools house grades kindergarten through fifth, but several Jackson County schools are joining a growing trend of splitting elementary grades between two different schools. In both the Jefferson City School System and the Jackson County School System, there are elementary schools that have been split so that pre-kindergarten through second-graders attend one school, while third- through fifth-graders attend school at another facility. Last ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation has paid $4,688 to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for erosion violations at the I-985 Exit 22 in Gainesville.
Starting Monday, those who are elderly or homebound can get help paying heating costs through Ninth District Opportunity.
An annual Halloween tradition in downtown Gainesville couldn't have come at a better time for some cash-strapped parents.
A Hall County bus carrying 14 children was involved in a wreck on Browns Bridge Road this afternoon near Beach Haven Road.
Gainesville High School is set to host a free teen driving class from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday.
Gainesville employees may have to wait on or completely forgo a salary increase that would have been coming in January.
DAHLONEGA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond presented Lumpkin County officials with a $25,000 grant to be used for marketing the Mohawk Industries carpet yarn plant, which was closed in June.
More than 20 emergency responders spent more than three hours on Wednesday rescuing a man who had fallen 50 feet down an embankment at White County's Raven Cliffs.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Six people spoke about traffic and commercial development concerns at a public hearing Thursday night on a proposal to expand the already massive Sterling on the Lake development off Spout Springs Road.
On Wednesdays during recess, David Garcia, 10, gladly trades in his fifth-grade playmates for Millie Plants, a retired Gainesville resident.
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.