In wrestling with a deficit up to $7 million, the Gainesville school board may use up every available hour in approving a 2008-09 budget by the state's June 30 deadline. That budget may include raising property taxes up to 20 percent.
Many Southerners detest kudzu as much as they detest cockroaches. But fiber artist Regina Hines demonstrated Sunday that kudzu can be used to create more than an overgrown garden.
After high-pressure competitions in Oklahoma City and Montreal, Saturday's Southern Invitational Regatta on Lake Lanier was a chance for local paddlers to loosen up and take a few victory laps.
Despite a gray and overcast sky Sunday morning, the spotlight in St. John Baptist Church shined brightly on the church's newest member and pastor elect, the Rev. Stephen Samuel. Samuel led his first official church service on Communion Sunday, the first Sunday of June.
Turning 16 years old means one thing for most teens - it's time to take that driving test in hopes of earning the freedom to drive.
To the delight of area shoppers, new retailers are popping up at the Stonebridge Village shopping center.
John Nicholson, whose Gainesville drive-in hamburger restaurant was a landmark dining spot and cruising destination in the 1950s and '60s, died Saturday at Lanier Park Hospital after a brief illness. He was 96.
In large letters along the Corner Drugs van is "Free Delivery."
The traffic is unusually light on a recent afternoon on Atlanta Highway - the center of Gainesville's sizable working-class Hispanic population.
Dorrie Pyne has played competitive tennis for 67 years, and she is not stopping any time soon.
FLOWERY BRANCH -- This year's Relay For Life at Flowery Branch High School was the biggest one yet, and on the event's 15th anniversary in Hall County, many think it's possible to reach the goal of raising $500,000 for the American Cancer Society.
A survey by North Georgia College and State University shows that the 2008 Tour de Georgia bicycle race had a direct economic impact of $38.6 million in Georgia, up from $27 million in 2007, a 40 percent increase.
When people buy a new all-terrain vehicle, they often don't consider that there's no place in Hall County, other than their own yard or a friend's property, where they can legally ride.
Taking care of a person with Alzheimer's disease often means putting your own life on hold.
The end-of-the-year party for Challenged Child and Friends promises to be a special one.
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.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.
Saturday morning, local residents will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville honoring veterans, both past and present.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
Hall County has set a Jan. 7 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.