Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia opened the doors to its new headquarters on Monday. The bank, which began business three weeks ago in a temporary location, is now housed in a new two-story brick building at 643 E.E. Butler Parkway. "It's nice to be in our permanent home," said Jody Lail, president and chief executive of the bank, which was capitalized with $21 million this summer in a private stock sale. The opening comes on a ...
Fuel supplies are back on track for the Hall County school system and field trips will resume Monday.
OAKWOOD - Oakwood City Council voted 3-1 Monday night for preliminary work related to a planned regional visitors center off Interstate 985's Exit 16.
Join Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy students on their walk to school Wednesday. Parents and Enota elementary school students are invited to partake in the school's fourth annual Walk to School Day. As many as 3,000 schools across the United States are expected to participate in the international Walk to School Day event. Parents must accompany their children on the walk. Parents and students can meet at 7 a.m. ...
The board approved a contract with a new technician to upkeep the schools' monitoring systems that will cost roughly $5,600 per year. The contract replaces a contract costing the school system $24,000 per year for the technical company currently overseeing the schools' monitoring systems.
Local students have been using their creativity for good, making pottery bowls that will be donated to the second annual Empty Bowls Luncheon.
Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama are set to face off in Nashville, Tenn., tonight in the second of three presidential debates. The 9 p.m. debate, which will be moderated by NBC News correspondent Tom Brokaw, will be conducted in a town meeting format and will include issues raised by members of the audience and online.
The dean of the journalism school at the University of Georgia said Monday that the college is about to enter a new era with its purchase of WNEG-TV, Channel 32.
County employees may be forced to take off one day a month without pay if the Board of Commissioners institutes a number of cost-cutting initiatives discussed at the commission's work session Monday.
Editor's note: State Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, currently is in Iraq as a U.S. Air Force Reserve chaplain. He began his service there earlier this month. He is reporting weekly on the activities at his location. His e-mail address is email@example.com.
Authorities have released the name of a Gainesville man killed in a single-vehicle wreck early this morning.
No one was injured when a Lanier Career Academy student lost control of his red pickup truck on Interstate 985 and crashed through Stratos Import Auto Repair in Oakwood Monday afternoon. The owner of the auto repair shop, Chris Stratos, said he was working on a vehicle when he heard a "horrific explosion" at about noon Monday. A red ...
For most folks, getting to work means hopping in the car and crossing your fingers in hopes you have enough gas to get there. But for those who are disabled and use wheelchairs, just boarding a bus to go to work can take as long as five minutes.
Ask anyone on Atlanta Highway if Latinos are leaving Hall County, and there will not be one moment of hesitation in between the question and its affirmation. Staples of the local Latino community - day laborers, managers of grocery stores and rental properties, owners of travel companies and retail shops - all say it is obvious that there are fewer Latinos in Hall County today than there were six months ago.
Jennifer Lefevre is the recipient of an $850 grant via Clipper Petroleum.
A more than three-hour standoff in Dawson County on Tuesday ended with a second murder suspect in custody.
Gainesville police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
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.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County Sheriff's deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
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.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.