GAINESVILLE - About 25 parents, teachers and Hall County school system administrators plan to spend Friday at the state's first public charter school to offer students instruction of state-mandated curriculum in two languages.
Members of the news media reporting on the death penalty case of Allan Robert Dickie will not be prohibited from describing Dickie's tattoos, a judge has ruled.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce offered a little something for everyone Thursday, from a daylong Business Showcase to an auction that evening, but the focus was clearly on networking. About 80 booths displaying the products and services of local businesses and nonprofit agencies, small and large, were set up at the Georgia Mountains Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Display booths ranged from local art galleries, printers, gardeners, ...
Hall County Commissioner Bobby Banks proposed Thursday that the Hall County Board of Commissioners take a closer look at a retirement plan that may prompt more than 60 county employees to retire before June 30 in order to receive the full benefits of their original plan. Commissioners unanimously approved the motion to request Hall County Administrator Jim Shuler to research the details of the county's two different retirement plans. <p ...
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business Showcase today to feature the businesses and economic resources of Hall County.
GAINESVILLE- Gainesville City Council members want the ability to give preference to local contractors in construction bids. The preference would require a change to the city's ordinances that could occur as soon as April.
GAINESVILLE- Gainesville City Council members want the ability to give preference to local contractors in construction bids.
GAINESVILLE - A proposed car tag tax cut may be a gift for Georgia motorists, but it could put a strain on government officials trying to craft future budgets. Lee Lovett, deputy superintendent for the Hall County school system, said the bill could drain nearly $6.2 million from school funding, or the equivalent of benefits and salaries for 85 teachers, when it's fully realized after two years. <font ...
A woman who arranged to meet an undercover officer for sex after corresponding with him over the Internet was charged with prostitution Thursday.
The Grady Young Foundation plans to hold its Fifth Annual Memorial Weekend today through Sunday. The organization is named after Grady Young, a lifetime Hall County resident who served as layman president emeritus of the Northwestern Baptist Association of Georgia and served for 26 years as treasurer of the Congress of Christian Education. The weekend features a golf tournament at Chattahoochee Golf Course, the Annual ...
Convicted sex offender Lisa Clark and her 17-year-old husband appeared in a nationally televised interview Thursday morning to profess their love and desire to regain custody of their 2-year-old child.
A Waffle House clerk was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, Gainesville Police said.
One person was airlifted with critical injuries after a two-car accident in South Hall this afternoon, officials said.
First, it was the tainted pet food. Then the lead-contaminated toys. Now, the latest consumer scare from China involves something you may already have in your mouth.
A 57 year-old Forsyth County resident died Tuesday when her 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer left Ga. 369 and struck a power pole.
Hall County's legislative delegation heard requests during a series of meetings Thursday. They include:
The Christmas season usually brings fun outings, delicious food and festive decorations. However, these merry perks can be hazardous to furry friends.
Information about the recent theft of firearms from a Cumming pawnshop could lead to a $10,000 reward.
Capt. Andre Niles with the Hall County Marshal's Office was named Wednesday as the state's 2013 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year.
The Gainesville City Council has placed on the consent agenda a policy for the naming of city-owned property, including parks.
Two Flowery Branch residents face trafficking charges after $26,600 in methamphetamine was found at a home Wednesday off McEver Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum on Thursday asked members of the county's legislative delegation to change state law pertaining to legal organs in order to allow legal advertising to be posted on local websites rather than printed in newspapers.
Talk about health care, education, the economy and jobs filled an hourlong legislative breakfast Thursday, as well as a commitment by lawmakers not to dawdle when the 2014 General Assembly kicks off Jan. 14.
The Hall County Correctional Institute may have an already-built home to move into, in the form of the soon-to-be vacated detention center in Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have come to an understanding about Glades Reservoir.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a new fire station in North Hall will improve insurance rates only on the condition that a second ladder truck is secured by the county.
The Hall County School District is the fastest-growing in the country for public charter school students.
Roadwork supporting New Holland Marketplace in Gainesville is mostly done, and newly installed traffic lights should be operational by year's end.
More than a year later, the murder of Nelson Garner remains a mystery.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter's announcement that he would retire at the end of the school year left friends and colleagues praising his service and dedication.