BUFORD - Three Mableton men face drug trafficking charges after they were arrested while delivering 11 ounces of methamphetamine to a parking lot in an undercover buy-bust operation Monday, authorities said.
Treating cancer patients requires addressing the needs of body, mind and soul. As part of a more holistic approach, the Cancer Center at the Longstreet Clinic is offering free art therapy sessions to cancer patients and survivors on Thursday and again on Feb. 21.
Nine Hall County Sheriff's officers were among 38 local law enforcement officers from around the nation now authorized to enforce federal immigration laws.
More than 150 people gathered at the Georgia Mountains Center arena Sunday afternoon to ring in the Vietnamese New Year with firecrackers, dragon dances and live music. The Vietnamese New Year, known as Tet Nguyen Dan, marks the beginning of a new year on the lunar calendar and the beginning of spring.
The city of Gainesville's crime statistics stayed about the same in 2007 as the previous year, with a low overall violent crime rate and a rise in business burglaries the only significant spike.
As the New England Patriots battled the New York Giants in the Arizona desert Sunday evening, some Gainesville residents hashed it out in front yards and area parks while others watched Super Bowl XLII on a 111-inch screen at Sweet Magnolia's on Main Street. Rebecca Clanton, who co-owns Sweet Magnolia's, said she expected more than 100 people to show up for the restaurant's family-friendly Super Bowl party. Party-goers enjoyed chili, ...
GAINESVILLE - An area school music instructor and choral music director is being honored in Atlanta Saturday as one of the Woodruff Salutes Georgia Arts in Education Leaders. Ellen Leamon of Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School also works with the Gainesville High School band, holds community performances with Fair Street's fourth- and fifth-grade choruses and prepares middle and high school students for auditions. "We are very ...
GAINESVILLE - Elementary and middle school students in Gainesville city schools may have a say in naming streets on the new Gainesville Middle School campus. Superintendent Steven Ballowe has recommended to the City Board of Education that students would be asked to submit the names to their principal by Feb. 28. The principal, in turn, would forward the suggestions to Gainesville City Manager Bryan Shuler. The topic ...
First, the good news about Lake Lanier's water level: It's not dropping.
On Saturday, Wauka Mountain Elementary got ready for next weekend's annual Chicken Pie Supper with a day of chicken pickin'.
North Georgians may be forgetting about conservation after seeing a little rain recently, as a few area utilities report water usage went up in January.
While water, and the lack of it, has been a hot topic for Georgia lawmakers in both Atlanta and Washington, they admit that there is not much they can do to alleviate the current situation.
Many U.S. troops are stationed in Baghdad with only one way to hear the voice of loved ones - through the telephone.
A Hall County jury could be empaneled this spring to decide whether a man facing the possibility of the death penalty is competent to stand trial.
GAINESVILLE - With her right hand on her father's flag-draped casket, Michelle Thrasher started singing what she said was her daddy's favorite song. Thrasher, daughter of former Hall County Sheriff Edward "Ed" Lee England, never faltered as she sang, without music, "How Great Thou Art." When she finished singing, Thrasher blew a kiss to the sky and waved goodbye. The song was the beginning of ...
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.
Featherbone Communiversity in Gainesville is planning to honor area craftsmen at the second
Family members of the teen who died last week in what has been dubbed a "car surfing" accident are convinced the police report is inaccurate.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a May 31 armed robbery at a convenience store in Clermont near the Lumpkin County line.
The city of Gainesville doesn't have "an ugly history of discrimination," Mayor Danny Dunagan said in a statement Tuesday night at the City Council meeting.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday to annex nearly 11 acres on Thurmon Tanner Parkway allowing for the relocation of a company that makes and installs pneumatic tube systems.
A 13-year-old girl was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment of burns following a boat fire Sunday on the south end of Lake Lanier, according to Lt. Colin S. Rhoden, spokesman with Gwinnett County Fire Services.
No body was found in Lake Lanier after a dive was conducted following a possible spotting late Sunday afternoon at Clarks Bridge Park in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to vote again to raise water and sewer rates at its meeting today.
News keeps pouring in about the lengths the government has taken to gather information in the name of national security, with the most recent concern focused on the National Security Agency's collection of phone call and Internet usage records for millions of Americans.