Temperatures are still sizzling outside, but the summer is over for some 30,000 Gainesville and Hall County students heading back to school this morning. Area teachers and administrators have spent the past week getting rooms and hallways ready, and meeting with many students and their families at busy open houses at schools.
The day he began his new job with the Glynn County school district, Steven Ballowe was named to a newer job as interim principal of one of the county's two high schools.
Hall County sheriff's investigators will meet with a medical examiner today as they continue to look into the Sunday death of a 7-week-old boy. Maj. Jeff Strickland confirmed that the death of infant Chance Anthony Chapman is not believed to be the result of natural causes. He declined to release autopsy results pending further investigation. "At this time, it does not appear to be a natural cause of ...
Looks like the rabies epidemic in Hall County is picking up speed again.
Jim Cagle came prepared for the sweltering heat outside the Hall County Courthouse. He brought a folding chair and a towel to wipe his sweat-drenched face.
The Kiwanis Club of Gainesville has been making donations to area children for years, but plans now are under way to give homeless children a place to live.
A political forum this Saturday also will serve as a send-off for state House Rep. Doug Collins, who is set to deploy to Iraq next month.
The Educational Foundation and Museum of Beulah Rucker Inc. will be holding a free back-to-school rally Saturday at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Parents Reducing Incidents of Driver Error is a free, two-hour course designed to help parents and their new teen drivers ages 14-16 learn what they need to do during the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time required by Georgia law.
CUMMING - The bodies of two men were found Wednesday afternoon in an apartment building in Forsyth County in what officials believe may have been a murder-suicide.
Stan Luttrell and his brother-in-law brought their collective nine children to climb on and through fire engines Tuesday night.
Jeld-Wen, a Klamath Falls, Ore., maker of doors and windows, has announced plans to end manufacturing operations at its plant in Gainesville.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners and various department heads gathered Wednesday morning to brainstorm ways to save money by cutting fuel costs as the upcoming year looms with a tight budget and high gas prices.
Hall County has racked up its 28th rabies case this year.
Gainesville City Council members said yes to a happy hour ordinance Tuesday, but added a stipulation that keeps restaurant owners from selling cheaper alcohol on Sunday.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.
Children can get helmets this Saturday during a giveaway at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
The Gainesville Jaycees is accepting nominations for its annual Young man and Young Woman of the Year award, which honors Hall County residents younger than 40 for their community service.
A man accused of armed robbery in the parking lot of a Gainesville restaurant has been charged with additional, unrelated offenses.
One week after the coldest Thanksgiving since the early 1900s, temperatures continue to break records - in the other extreme.
"Go Big Red!"
The regional youth detention center in Gwinnett County is closing in June, with some offenders set to transfer to the Gainesville RYDC, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Thursday evening.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged a home on Etta Vesta Circle in Gainesville, authorities said.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.