By Jennifer Sami Times regional staff The latest round in the contentious legal battle over Forsyth County's 1-cent sales tax went to the city of Cumming on Wednesday. Visiting Superior Court Judge Hugh W. Stone's ruling that the county deprived the city of an opportunity to best use its share of the tax collection essentially nullifies February's referendum, which extended the penny tax another five years. <p ...
You're probably getting "sticker shock" these days every time you go to the grocery store or fill up your gas tank.
A smoke alarm may have saved the lives of two people who escaped a burning home in North Hall early this morning, a fire official said.
The chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal has reimbursed the Gainesville Republican's campaign more than $93,000 after he was found to have exceeded outside income under the House of Representative's rules. Chris Riley, 39, informed the leaders of the House Committee on Standards of the oversight in a letter dated Wednesday.
Florida environmental officials have weighed in on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers interim operating plan that would limit flows into the Apalachicola River. They don't like it.
Some had been training year-round for the big event, others just for a few weeks.
People throughout Hall County bowed their heads Thursday, joining with fellow Christians across America for the National Day of Prayer. Created in 1952 by President Truman, the observance always takes place on the first Thursday in May.
According to the calendar, the project to remake the main roads in Oakwood is at the halfway point, but the Georgia Department of Transportation said work is ahead of schedule.
GILLSVILLE - Carolyn Bagwell never wanted her son to join the military, but Nathon Bagwell, 24, joined the Army last September before his mother had the chance to talk him out of it.
Running for mayor could be a possibility for 12-year-old Hania Rios, but she has plans to become an interior designer.
If I were mayor, I would do many things to make Gainesville a better place.
A Gainesville attorney who also engaged in various farming pursuits was inducted posthumously into the Hall County Agriculture Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Tom Jarrard, who died in 2007, was among three inductees at a breakfast ceremony.
Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Glenn Watson and his partner trained their air pistols on Cpl. Chris Farmer and blasted him with a barrage of tiny, round, green rubber pellets in Pam Moore's biology classroom Wednesday at East Hall High School.
Flowery Branch officials met Wednesday with members of the Flowery Branch Historic Preservation Commission to get the ball rolling on a $15 million mixed-use development planned for downtown.
Weather permitting, Georgia Department of Transportation crews will shift traffic on Atlanta Highway to the newly paved lanes between Poplar Springs Road to Old Southern Heritage Drive.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
Holiday festivities in the area will cause some frequently used streets to shut down for awhile this weekend.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.
Georgia Power has increased the ways customers can learn about outages.
Three hundred Fair Street kids attended the American Dental Association's "Give Kids a Smile" program for underserved children on Friday at Fair Street Elementary School, said principal William Campbell. Players from the Atlanta Falcons signed autographs, posed for photos and handed out Tony Gonzalez dolls.