The Times' ongoing coverage of the drought has won first place for community service in the Georgia Associated Press Association awards competition, one of 16 awards won by the newspaper. The Times took home more awards than any newspaper of any size in Georgia, including six first-place awards for writing and photography. The winners were honored Saturday at a luncheon in Atlanta.
Book lovers who want to bring new life to their favorite dog-eared copies can get free estimates for repairs at Bible and Old Book Repair Day set for Tuesday at the Hall County Library System's headquarters.
A neighbor and a relative of Gladys Smallwood both insist they called social service agencies to get help for the 79-year-old woman prior to her death from suspected neglect, but officials with both the state Division of Family and Children Services and Division of Aging Services say they could find no record of those calls.
The Humane Society of Hall County presents its 17th annual Stray Pet Strut and 5K Run on Sunday, with all of the proceeds going to benefit the organization.
At its annual Honors Day event Wednesday, Gainesville State College honored more than 200 students who were nominated for various academic and service awards.
SAUTEE - State and regional officials unveiled a collection of specialized maps for self-guided driving tours of mountain and regional destinations.
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A line of strong storms that moved across Hall County at about 8 p.m. ripped the roof off a mobile home on Clarks Bridge Road and knocked down trees in several areas.
A Buford woman was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital Friday with serious burns after a grease fire erupted at her home on Thompson Mill Road.
CUMMING - Authorities are still trying to determine what caused a log truck to collide with a pickup Thursday in Dawson County, killing a 33-year-old Forsyth County woman.
Several people were indicted this week in federal tax fraud cases, including a Gainesville woman and a Cumming man, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Atlanta announced Friday.
The widening of Touchdown Drive at Century Place was completed this week as planned, just in time for school to get back in session Monday after spring break.
A breezy Friday didn't deter gardening enthusiasts - or those looking for tips to become one - from the Sixth Annual Spring Garden Expo.
Gainesville residents can expect some finicky weather throughout the weekend with high chances of rain today and through the evening and then clear skies Saturday afternoon.
Officials with SunTrust and Gainesville Bank & Trust on Thursday revealed their branch configuration following the planned merger of the two financial institutions.
Some dogs are already in new homes since being seized May 16 in an animal hoarding case, with the rest being prepared for adoption.
Hall's cities all showed a slight bump in population between 2011 and 2012 according to the estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in an armed robbery this morning that injured a 59-year-old woman.
Hall County commissioners heard two budget requests for 2014 at their meeting Wednesday afternoon from the Hall County Library System director and Superior Court clerk.
Members of the American Legion Post 7, Unit 7, in Gainesville, along with area Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, were busy Wednesday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. Legion members and scouts were placing flowers on veterans' graves in observance of the holiday, celebrated on the last Monday in May to recognize Americans who have died while serving.
The pedestrian bridge in downtown Gainesville will close Tuesday through May 31 for sidewalk repairs on the City Hall side.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is checking out reports of burglaries and entering auto incidents near flooded areas in the area of the Hall and Gwinnett county line in Buford.
Mark Coleman and the late Chris Mance spent the last few years preparing for retirement.
Visitors to Hall County schools could have a new security checkpoint to go through beginning next school year.
A Wednesday visit to Hall County by several German tourists served to illuminate a reality prominent in the U.S., and increasingly in the forefront of modern Europe - the tide of immigration.
A group of 11 Uzbekistanis, including farmers, businessmen and a representative of the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management recently visited Lanier Technical College to learn about its refrigeration program.
Area residents took to the sidewalk in front of the local Internal Revenue Service office, waving signs and encouraging people driving by to honk in protest of the agency and revelations that some conservative groups have been targeted by IRS agents.