All indications are that another Iraqi child has made it the United States to receive life-saving heart surgery thanks to the intervention of a Gainesville native. Maj. Kevin Jarrard, a Marine from Gainesville who is currently in Iraq, has worked closely with the father of little Ammar Haddad Muhammad, a 5-year-old Iraqi boy. Jarrard has been clearing IEDs with father Hammad, who is an Iraqi police captain. According ...
Two of the most expensive city-funded departments have asked the Gainesville City Council to consider the effects of city growth when tightening the belt on their departments' budgets.
Hundreds of cyclists turned out Sunday to wheel through the streets of downtown Gainesville for the third leg of the Georgia Cup racing series.
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public input on the future of a popular trail system near Dahlonega.
The Association of Recovering Motorcyclists rode through North Georgia on Saturday for a poker run, but the big prize was giving back.
Reuben Ivey, 63, sat patiently among 18 others Saturday in Gainesville's Senior Life Center, waiting to get help with paperwork to file an income tax return.
Ammar Haddad Muhammad, a 5-year-old Iraqi boy, and his father landed on time Saturday night in Charleston, S.C., to begin the process of getting life-saving surgery thanks to help from a Gainesville Marine. Maj. Kevin Jarrard, a Marine from Gainesville who is currently in Iraq, identified little Ammar, whose father, Hammad, is an Iraqi police captain. Jarrard, a 35-year-old history teacher at Riverside Military Academy, commands Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, ...
The Northeast Georgia History Center held its third annual Antiques Show and Estate Sale on Saturday, giving local folks a chance to invest in antiques or find out if they already owned a treasure. The antique show featured tables of local and out-of-state antique dealers specializing in a variety of items. Many other items donated to the history center for the sale ranged from sets of wine glasses to a ...
While Gainesville's water use was expected to rise in March, the city's public utilities department reported that it actually decreased.
Three people who had a package containing 12 pounds of marijuana mailed from Texas to a Gainesville apartment were arrested Friday, authorities said.
A Gainesville man drove his car erratically near the median wall on the left side of an HOV lane on Interstate 85 before veering out of control and triggering a wreck that killed four people Monday, police say in a report released Friday.
CHICOPEE - One day after the Georgia Lottery's Millionaire Mania tickets went on sale, Timothy Martin scratched it rich in a Chicopee grocery store.
Cleaning crews at a Gainesville apartment complex arrived just in time to keep a fire from becoming serious Friday afternoon. Shortly after lunchtime, the Gainesville Fire Department received reports of smoke coming out of a vacant apartment on the corner of Armour Street and Johnson Drive, said Gainesville Fire Chief Jon Canada. Firefighters were able to extinguish a small fire in the apartment in minutes, ...
A Forsyth County man was arrested on a murder charge Friday night after allegedly shooting his father to death in a domestic quarrel, authorities said.
The state in which Girl Scouting was born is joining the country in a realignment that is geared toward reaching more girls.
Hall County suffered about $800,000 in storm damage, county Fire Chief David Kimbrell told county commissioners at their meeting Wednesday.
Gary Wilson said he never dreamed he would pull up to his father's Lula business "and find crime scene tape."
Students across Hall County burst from school doors Thursday, ready to begin their summer vacations.
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.
Syfan Logistics received an "overwhelming" amount of donations from the community in response to its relief effort for the Oklahoma tornado victims.
If you plan to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend, you may find things just a little bit less crowded. But don't count on it.
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 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.