Former Rwandan government official Joseph Sebarenzi may have grown up in a culture of violence, but it is a message of peace that he is preaching to America now.
A city worker found skeletal human remains in a wooded area behind the Gainesville water department Thursday, police said. Gainesville police Sgt. Johnny Ray said the remains were found at about 9:20 a.m. near the intersection of Pine and Summit streets, close to a cell phone tower at 504 Summit St.
GAINESVILLE - About 25 parents, teachers and Hall County school system administrators plan to spend Friday at the state's first public charter school to offer students instruction of state-mandated curriculum in two languages.
Members of the news media reporting on the death penalty case of Allan Robert Dickie will not be prohibited from describing Dickie's tattoos, a judge has ruled.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce offered a little something for everyone Thursday, from a daylong Business Showcase to an auction that evening, but the focus was clearly on networking. About 80 booths displaying the products and services of local businesses and nonprofit agencies, small and large, were set up at the Georgia Mountains Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Display booths ranged from local art galleries, printers, gardeners, ...
Hall County Commissioner Bobby Banks proposed Thursday that the Hall County Board of Commissioners take a closer look at a retirement plan that may prompt more than 60 county employees to retire before June 30 in order to receive the full benefits of their original plan. Commissioners unanimously approved the motion to request Hall County Administrator Jim Shuler to research the details of the county's two different retirement plans. <p ...
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business Showcase today to feature the businesses and economic resources of Hall County.
GAINESVILLE- Gainesville City Council members want the ability to give preference to local contractors in construction bids. The preference would require a change to the city's ordinances that could occur as soon as April.
GAINESVILLE- Gainesville City Council members want the ability to give preference to local contractors in construction bids.
GAINESVILLE - A proposed car tag tax cut may be a gift for Georgia motorists, but it could put a strain on government officials trying to craft future budgets. Lee Lovett, deputy superintendent for the Hall County school system, said the bill could drain nearly $6.2 million from school funding, or the equivalent of benefits and salaries for 85 teachers, when it's fully realized after two years. <font ...
A woman who arranged to meet an undercover officer for sex after corresponding with him over the Internet was charged with prostitution Thursday.
The Grady Young Foundation plans to hold its Fifth Annual Memorial Weekend today through Sunday. The organization is named after Grady Young, a lifetime Hall County resident who served as layman president emeritus of the Northwestern Baptist Association of Georgia and served for 26 years as treasurer of the Congress of Christian Education. The weekend features a golf tournament at Chattahoochee Golf Course, the Annual ...
Convicted sex offender Lisa Clark and her 17-year-old husband appeared in a nationally televised interview Thursday morning to profess their love and desire to regain custody of their 2-year-old child.
A Waffle House clerk was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, Gainesville Police said.
One person was airlifted with critical injuries after a two-car accident in South Hall this afternoon, officials said.
Gainesville City Council approved awarding the bid for the convention center and hotel feasibility study to consulting firms Key Advisors Inc. and the Bleakly Advisory Group on Tuesday evening.
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.
Sunday's historic flood in Flowery Branch has produced another problem for the beleaguered South Hall city - a 200,000-gallon sewer spill into Flowery Branch Creek.
Syfan Logistisc is taking donations to tornado victims in Oklahoma and is asking for help to fill a trailer.
Firefighters are battling a blaze in the 2600 block of Commander Drive, where one person is being evaluated for possible smoke inhalation.
Many of Hall County's schools have exceeded the state graduation rate, which rose to 69.7 percent in 2012 from 67.4 percent in 2011.
Ridgewood Avenue will be closed at 9 tonight until 4 a.m. Wednesday while Georgia Power does work in the area.
A group from Germany will be visiting Hall County on Wednesday, looking to learn about American cultural life and political issues but particularly immigration.
The staff at The Longstreet Clinic Family Medicine practice in Oakwood hurried to move into its renovated site Monday, hoping to begin working from it today.
To update its aging fleet, the Hall County Sheriff's Office is looking at spending $550,000 to buy 12-14 new patrol cars and refurbish another four or five.
Under sunny skies and no trace of rain, area governments worked Monday to fix roads that had been damaged, some seriously, by fierce storms overnight Sunday.
Though severe weather Saturday night washed out roadways in Flowery Branch, most students in the area made it to school Monday morning.
Outside The Tire Store and Lakeview Automotive Group on Atlanta Highway in Flowery Branch, workers hauled equipment to dry areas and washed sheets of mud off the pavement.
The Hall County Board of Education grappled with "philosophical issues" as it discussed ways to continue to function with a tight budget next year.
Gainesville's technology director gave City Board of Education members a Kuno tablet computer to play with briefly Monday night.