The number of May-September, or in-season, visitors to the Lake Lanier area dropped from 5 million in 2007 to 4.2 million in 2008, according to preliminary results of a regional economic impact study.
Gainesville police are seeking a man who robbed the Quality Inn on Jesse Jewell Parkway at gunpoint on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Representatives from Hall County governments met Wednesday at the Capitol in a show of solidarity to fix the state's disjointed sales tax collection system.
A 2-year-old boy was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital today after being scalded at home, officials said.
One year ago today, the nation's capital was abuzz as thousands of supporters made a pilgrimage to witness the historic presidential inauguration of Barack Obama.
Hall County officials will meet at 10:30 a.m. today with the Department of Revenue to discuss sales tax collection and distribution, a heated issue among politicians this year.
A Hall County-based organization is preparing for a trip this week to Haiti, joining up with groups worldwide to help the country broken by last week's earthquake.
No one was injured when a school bus carrying 56 students was involved in a wreck this afternoon, officials said.
Groundbreaking for the Dawson County Government Center, originally set for Thursday, has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 28 due to the threat of bad weather.
Just because the ground is near frozen doesn't mean you can't be thinking about gardening.
For some people, it may be hard to understand how ropes courses or other activities can build leadership, but some Hall County students have made the connection.
Gainesville Middle School science teacher Hugh McKinney has been named the city school system's teacher of the year for 2010-11.
The Gainesville City Council on Tuesday approved three alcoholic beverage licenses and discussed a potential downtown event scheduled for the spring.
OAKWOOD - For teenagers in Hall County, drugs are easy to get and easy to hide.
Here are sites where bottled water, peanut butter, cereal, granola and protein bars, baby formula and blankets can be dropped off:
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Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson's planned appearance at a Gainesville church Sunday is stirring the area's GOP base.
Gainesville Councilwoman Ruth Bruner has seen a number of changes in her 12 years representing Ward 5.
Five of the nicest, hand-built playhouses will soon be up for raffle, thanks to the hard work of some local high school students.
A program that helps low-income, elderly and disabled families pay their heating bills during the cold winter months will start a month late this year ...
A Gainesville woman whom Superior Court Judge Jason Deal called "a plague upon our society" was convicted of murder Thursday and sentenced to life in ...
Wading in a creek to measure oxygen levels and temperatures isn't your average high school assignment.
Authorities are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the shooting death of a ...
Gainesville Police responded Wednesday afternoon to a report of a person robbed in the parking lot of a liquor store on Athens Street.
A brick home near South Enota Drive in Gainesville was severely damaged Thursday morning after a car drove through an intersection and smashed into the ...
A jury in Superior Court Judge Jason Deal's courtroom will return at 9 a.m. today to deliberate on the March 15 death of ...
Prayers were answered for zookeepers at North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland on Wednesday afternoon.
It came as a shock to local officials when Gainesville Councilman Bob Hamrick announced this summer that he would not seek re-election in November because ...
Hundreds of students from Georgia, Texas, Ohio and Tennessee will flock to Brenau University this weekend for a competition of wits, logic and collaboration.
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