It's that time of year again.
If you like the great outdoors, thank a hunter or a fisherman. That's the message of today's "National Hunting and Fishing Day," with events scheduled across Georgia to mark the occasion here. And while deer-hunting season for most folks is nearly a month away, there should be plenty of good fishing today. Unicoi State Park, Buford Dam and the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery are hosting kid-friendly events to promote fishing, and Georgia has lifted ...
Another hotel in Flowery Branch?
Gasoline may be in short supply, but that isn't changing people's plans to travel this weekend and filling up their tanks in preparation, according to AAA.
At age 59, Dr. Philip Marler is being deployed to Iraq for the third time. An internal medicine physician at the Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville, Marler has served in the Louisiana Army National Guard for 29 years. He faces mandatory retirement from the military next year, and he said he was hoping his time would run out before he got sent to Iraq again. No such luck. Marler has been ordered to report to Fort ...
Hall County government officials addressed the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce at its Thursday meeting about capital projects on the upcoming SPLOST VI referendum.
Sixteen area high schools received a total of $98,000 in grant funding Wednesday from North Georgia College & State University's Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education. The funds were awarded to help encourage students to finish high school and pursue a college degree. Shirley Davis, director of the Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education, ...
A Hall County man faces the possibility of a mandatory sentence of life in prison as a jury continues to deliberate his case today.
The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. announced Thursday that its stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the adoption of a merger agreement with Mars Inc.
Hall County Solicitor-General Larry Baldwin was named to a newly-created third state court judgeship Thursday by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to begin construction on the Mulberry Creek Community Center in South Hall and to approve a lease agreement with Northeast Georgia Health Systems to operate the county's primary care clinic at a board meeting Thursday morning.
Authorities spent Thursday afternoon investigating a fire at a singlewide mobile home where the body of a man was found.
Jonathan Davis, operations project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Lanier, has been given a temporary assignment to the corps' headquarters in Washington.
Hall County's Drug Free Communities workgroup is one of only three groups in Georgia to receive federal funds from the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
The Hall County Correctional Institute may have a ready-built home to move into, in the form of the soon-to-be vacated city detention center.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have come to an understanding about Glades Reservoir.
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.
Two Flowery Branch residents face trafficking charges after $26,600 in methamphetamine was found at a home off McEver Road.
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.
A Lula man accused of manufacturing marijuana was indicted Nov. 26 by a Hall County grand jury.
The first few months of flu season have been somewhat slow, but cases are starting to pick up, according to local experts.
Many people consider giving to charity this time of year, but not every organization deserves your donations.
The third suspect wanted in connection with the weekend shooting of a Woodstock man was apprehended Wednesday afternoon.
A man was arrested today in the theft of more than a dozen bronze animal statues from Memorial Park Funeral Home, sheriff's officials said.
Both Hall County and Gainesville schools saw four-year graduation rates increase in 2013, continuing an upward trend from 2011.