Fieldale Farms Corp. announced Friday it would reduce live chicken production by 5 percent, citing excess supply and the high cost of corn for feed. The announcement was made by Gus Arrendale, the company's executive vice president.
A spokesman for the Georgia Public Service Commission said Friday that Atmos Energy, which serves 10,000 customers in the Gainesville area, has filed for a $6.1 million rate increase. Bill Edge, a spokesman for the commission, said the application was filed in late March and would increase the average bill by $4.70 per month.
The family of a Gainesville man shot to death in a drive-by shooting 11 years ago got their first look Thursday at the man accused of his murder, bringing some relatives of Rigo Verto Verbuzco to tears.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of North Georgia that will remain in effect until 10 p.m.
CUMMING - Authorities say a 42-year-old Forsyth County man meant to harm his girlfriend when, after an argument, he struck her with his pickup truck while she walked along Shiloh Road.
ent in Athens, one week after a soldier from Gainesville was killed in a wreck in Killeen, Texas.
The Hall County Library System will be hosting Bible and Old Book Repair Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 15 at the headquarters branch at 127 Main St., Gainesville. Jack Kyle, a representative of the National Library Bindery, will be on hand to give free estimates of the cost of repairing or restoring valued old books or family Bibles.
Experts are at a loss to explain why the incidence of rabies seems to be so high in Hall County. In the first three months of 2008, there were 15 confirmed cases in wild animals, all but two of which occurred in March. Normally, Hall has about six to eight reported cases in an entire year. It's not unusual ...
Hours before Thursday night's performance for a paying audience at the Georgia Mountains Center, the Dallas Brass had a group of middle and high school students laughing, applauding and learning from their antics.
Carla Abshire was a little surprised when the phone rang at 4:30 a.m. Thursday at her home in Gainesville. On the other end was her husband, Mike Giles, who was calling to tell her about the stir he caused at an elementary school near Beijing.
Hall County and Gainesville students will get a one-day break between the high-stakes parts of the state's basic-skills tests they'll take later this month.
Two of the biggest recipients of city money, Gainesville's fire and police departments, presented larger-than-usual budget requests Thursday to the Gainesville City Council morning - despite the city's smaller-than-usual general fund for the coming year.
Boy, a sun-ripened, garden-fresh tomato sure would taste good right now. And every year, many home gardeners think, "This is the year I'll finally grow those tomatoes." Well, now's your chance to get started. Hall County farmers have been busy prepping their fields for the spring growing season, and they have some tips for the home gardener just getting started ...
LAWRENCEVILLE - The 20-year-old Gainesville man charged in a four-car interstate crash that left four people dead appeared in Gwinnett County Magistrate Court Thursday.
A boat sanitation company is trying to clean up its act after being suspended from operating on Lake Lanier.
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.