It's almost like Christmas in July.
Two elementary school students were treated for minor injuries Monday evening after their school bus driver caused a wreck on Atlanta Highway, officials said. Hall County School bus 9827 was carrying 28 students from Martin Elementary at about 3 p.m. Monday when it struck a vehicle that had stopped in front of the bus on Atlanta Highway, according to Gordon Higgins, director of community relations for Hall County Schools. <p ...
After three years, there has been no final decision on whether Gainesville officials violated Grant Smereczynsky's civil rights by not allowing him to complete construction on a modular home within the city limits. In the three years since Smereczynsky was ordered to stop construction on a home in the Waters Edge subdivision, a lawsuit he filed against the city has made an interesting journey, appearing in Hall County Superior Court ...
ZF Transmissions has been selected to produce an automatic transmission for a 2010 Nissan vehicle and will expand its Gainesville operations to produce the new product. "The order from Nissan is a major success for ZF and confirms our strategy to intensify business with Japanese automakers," said Wolfgang Vogel, member of the board of management of ZF and group executive of the commercial vehicle and special driveline technology division. "This ...
Hoop skirts and Confederate soldier garb was the fashion Sunday at Redwine United Methodist Church.
The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., which has the largest gum-making plant in the company's worldwide empire in Flowery Branch, has accepted a $23 billion buyout offer from privately held Mars Inc.
"It's events like this that make us want to live in Gainesville," said Robb Owens, a member of the North American Chicken Grillers Association International cook team.
Rafe Banks Sr. Rafe Banks Sr. served for many years as a director of the county's largest bank, First National Bank of Gainesville, and was a key player in the postwar growth of the community. Banks served as president of First National from 1932 to 1947 and was a director from 1916 to 1964. After serving as president, he was the bank's chairman of the board. At one time, ...
Some 39 people graduated from the spring 2008 session of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy. The graduates were addressed and praised by Sheriff Steve Cronic as well as the keynote speaker, C. Andrew Fuller, senior judge, Hall County Superior Court.
Mike Giles, 46, has served as senior vice president of the Georgia Poultry Federation since 2000. He will assume the post of president at the beginning of 2009, succeeding Abit Massey, who will become president-emeritus.
Five local church groups joined families in a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday for two new Habitat for Humanity homes.
It may have a new name, but the purpose of the March for Babies remains the same: Helping to save premature infants.
In 1960, Gainesville attorney W.L. Norton was helping his client, the Georgia Poultry Federation, look for a new executive. He saw his friend, Abit Massey, who was then head of the state Department of Commerce.
Some 50 runners braved the rainy weather Sunday afternoon to take part in the sixth annual Trojan Trot for Children at North Hall High School.
Some leaders of Gainesville will be locked up on Tuesday, but not for any wrongdoing; they will be taking part in the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Gainesville Lock-Up.
Unattended cooking appears to be the cause of a fire that damaged a McEver Road home on Wednesday, authorities said.
Demand is driving new residential housing construction in Hall County, but it will take a few more years to reach prerecession levels.
A Gainesville native has made it to the big time in her vocal performance career.
A Gillsville man was hospitalized for evaluation Wednesday after a tree limb fell on him in his front yard - but not before he pushed his niece out of harm's way, relatives and friends said.
Hall County is planning to build a new left-turn lane on traffic-heavy Ga. 13/Atlanta Highway at Memorial Park Drive.
Meal dates and times have changed for the Summer Food Service Program being hosted by the University of North Georgia.
A Gainesville man accused of murder was formally indicted by a Hall County jury on Tuesday.
"I can close my eyes and see a better day. Thank you," read a child's words written on a pillowcase. "Thank you for our freedom," read another.
A study released Tuesday shows that preparation for teaching jobs is lacking across the country, including in Georgia.
Residents of Hall County with housing problems can get help at the Community Housing Festival on Saturday.
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.