Relief could be on the way for Georgia schools that narrowly miss making "adequate yearly progress."
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 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.