An ambitious building project that began in 1999 may be coming to a close this year for Hall County Fire Services, an agency that has seen tremendous growth in the new century and that may have its last planned fire station operational by the end of 2008. And what began as a sales tax-funded plan to provide a station within five miles of all residential structures could also see the county's ...
GAINESVILLE - It's a new year and a new term for most of the members of the Gainesville City Council. More than half of the Gainesville City Council will kick off another term of city service at the council's first meeting of 2008.
Youngsters partied all day Monday aboard a plane at the Interactive Neighborhood for Kids and sipped sparkling grape juice at the Gainesville Bowling Center to ring in the new year.
On Wednesday, you won't need to look at a calendar to know that January has arrived. All you'll have to do is step outside. A monstrous cold front will move through the region today, bringing the most frigid temperatures Georgia has seen since last January. Nighttime lows will drop to 20 degrees or lower tonight and Wednesday night in Gainesville, while the mountain counties could see temperatures as low as ...
A little side street off U.S. 129 was hopping with law enforcement activity Monday night, part of the annual ritual of the New Year's Eve road check. This year, about 20 Hall County sheriff's deputies descended on Chestnut Street, a narrow blacktop between the Pilgrims Pride poultry plant and the Featherbone Center, checking each motorist who passed through for valid licenses, insurance and any infractions that might warrant an order ...
A look ahead
Lawyers for a Maryland man facing the death penalty in the rape and stabbing death of a homeless woman are preparing to make his mental state an issue at trial.
Trey Paris is about as deep in Bulldog legacy as one can get.
You've seen those car tags that say "house divided."
The federal government is investigating a shuttered waste recycling plant where a treatment pond caught fire three months ago.
When Northeast Georgia Medical Center's North Patient Tower opens in early 2009, it will mark one of the most dramatic changes in the hospital's six-decade history.
ATLANTA - It turns out 2007 will not go down as the driest year on record for the drought-stricken Atlanta area, thanks to Sunday showers that capped four consecutive days of rain.
Today, on the last day of the year, there is a Northeast Georgia car dealer ready to make you a great deal on a new car. Print and broadcast media has been filled in December with auto companies and local dealers offering end-of-the-year deals, including major price reductions and lower interest rates
A senior Hall County sheriff's investigator died Saturday night after colliding with a car while riding an all-terrain vehicle earlier in the afternoon. Hall County sheriff's Sgt. James Evans, 46, was traveling north on Hillcrest Lane near his home riding a late model Yamaha ATV Saturday when he collided head-on with a 2001 Honda Accord, said Georgia State Patrol Trooper Robert Land. Evans and passenger Christopher Peck, 20, ...
It took seven years to plan and $54 million to build and equip, but Hall County finally got its new jail in October of this year.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials are pursuing the pilot of a boat that struck and injured two people late Friday on Lake Lanier, then fled.
A full lake plus a warm and mostly sunny Memorial Day weekend forecast likely means an especially busy Lake Lanier as local residents kick off the summer season.
Parole officers in more than 30 offices in Georgia have cleared out their desks to make way for a transition to mobile-based offices, a move which has earned national attention.
The Frances Meadows Aquatic Center opens today for the summer season.
An early afternoon fire at Versailles Apartments appears to have been set intentionally, fire officials said.
It's easy to call Gainesville one of the best places for boating when you look at Lake Lanier.
An early morning fire damaged a 6,000-square-foot home in the Royal Lakes subdivision in Flowery Branch.
Hall County suffered about $800,000 in storm damage, county Fire Chief David Kimbrell told county commissioners at their meeting Wednesday.
Gary Wilson said he never dreamed he would pull up to his father's Lula business "and find crime scene tape."
Students across Hall County burst from school doors Thursday, ready to begin their summer vacations.
Hall's cities all showed a slight bump in population between 2011 and 2012 according to the estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Syfan Logistics received an "overwhelming" amount of donations from the community in response to its relief effort for the Oklahoma tornado victims.
If you plan to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend, you may find things just a little bit less crowded. But don't count on it.
Some dogs are already in new homes since being seized May 16 in an animal hoarding case, with the rest being prepared for adoption.
Hall County commissioners heard two budget requests for 2014 at their meeting Wednesday afternoon from the Hall County Library System director and Superior Court clerk.