Fourth of July, Stone Mountain. Lasershow and fireworks. Today-Saturday, Stone Mountain Park, U.S. 78 E. Exit 8, Stone Mountain. $10 vehicle admission. 770-498-5690.Annual Community 4th of July Celebration, Gainesville. Free food and games. 4 p.m. today, Bethel Community Center, Mount Vernon Road, Gainesville. 770-983-7772.Independence Day Celebration, Chattanooga, Tenn. Fireworks, 10 tonight, Lake Winnepesaukah amusement park. Children age 18 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. ...
Many people likely will spend the Fourth of July relaxing at Lake Lanier or vacationing out of town, but regardless of your plans, make sure to be prepared and stay safe this holiday weekend.
May 8, 2001: The Gainesville school board votes unanimously to hire Steven Ballowe.
Don't expect solitude if you go to Lake Lanier this weekend.
Snacks? Check. Music? Check. Directions? Check. There are a lot of things that go into preparing for a road trip, so don't forget to have your car checked out for any possible problems before you head out on the road for a Fourth of July getaway.
CINCINNATI -- First it was the tomatoes. Now it's the beef. Fourth of July picnic tables are getting a careful look as familiar hamburgers are feared to be among the tainted ingredients in separate food safety scares.
LULA - The Lula post office was formally renamed in honor of Pfc. Johnathon Millican during a ceremony Thursday morning.
JEFFERSON - In the process of auditing its evidence room policies and procedures, the Jefferson Police Department found some "improprieties" that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation soon will be examining, according to a news release.
Hall County was included in Atlanta's Code Orange air quality alert Thursday. But that doesn't mean the county was smoggier than usual.
Gainesville Symphony Orchestra treated a star-spangled audience to patriotic tunes Thursday at the annual Patriotic Pops Concert at the Brenau University Amphitheater.
There will be a new face in the principal's office at Sugar Hill Elementary School soon. Rick Quarles has served as principal of the school since it opened about five years ago, but will be leaving his position at Sugar Hill this month for another administrative position in the Hall County school system, according to Will Schofield, superintendent of Hall County schools.
As the price of gasoline continues to climb, sales of both motorcycles and motorized scooters have increased in Hall County.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been called in to investigate the cause of an ultralight plane crash Wednesday morning in White County that killed the pilot. The man later was identified as Jim Lanier of Sugar Hill.
What once was deemed Dawson County's premier golf club has closed.
Memorial Park Funeral Home will be holding its annual cookout to honor area public safety officers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at 2030 Memorial Park Drive.
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.
The third suspect wanted in connection with the weekend shooting of a Woodstock man was apprehended Wednesday afternoon.
Both Hall County and Gainesville schools saw four-year graduation rates increase in 2013, continuing an upward trend from 2011.
Gainesville police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
A more than three-hour standoff in Dawson County on Tuesday ended with a second murder suspect in custody.
Oakwood City Council has passed a resolution calling on its residents "to speak out" about a fire tax "inequity" for city taxpayers.
DALLAS - A Flowery Branch native and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
The Hall County Correctional Institute occupies a 50-year-old building that has seen better days, Warden Walt Davis said.
The way the state rates schools will change somewhat this year, focusing more on student progress and less on one-time achievement.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Students across Hall County are learning how to code this week and, as a result, have made a little extra cash.
Jennifer Lefevre is the recipient of an $850 grant via Clipper Petroleum.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council will discuss at its work session Thursday a business resolution to adopt the Gainesville-Hall '96 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue service and lease agreements.
Northeast Georgia has seen more than its share of wet weather the past few days.