To cap off Black History Month activities at Gainesville State College, five students discussed the value of black history education in schools. The college's Black Student Association and Debate Club sponsored the panel discussion, featuring Brittany Perry, Amon Kirk, Nicholas Humphrey, Frank N'Danema and Broderick Jones. Kirk called for a mandatory cultural diversity class for faculty and students. "Black history deserves more than a month," ...
The Georgia State Patrol has released the names of two females who were killed as a result of a four-car collision in Barrow County. Seven-year-old Kathern Collier and 69-year-old Nancy Hamrick, both of Winder, died Sunday afternoon in a four-car collision at the intersection of state route 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road.
GAINESVILLE - No one was harmed when grease ignited in a house full of eight people early Monday. The house, on the 1600 block of March Drive, sustained nearly $70,000 in damage and has been deemed unlivable, said Capt. Scott Cagle with the Hall County Fire Department.
Hall County's school system used to take its recruiting efforts on the road as it, like others throughout Georgia, scratched and clawed its way through the tight, highly competitive teacher market.
A four-car collision in Barrow County at the intersection of Ga. 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road left two dead Sunday afternoon, said the Georgia State Patrol. The wreck occurred at about 3 p.m. and left Ga. 211 westbound shutdown from approximately 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Hundreds of runners, volunteers and children poured into River Forks Park Sunday afternoon for the 16th Annual Challenged Child and Friends 5K Fun Run and One Mile Run/Walk.
The University of Georgia and Hall County Cooperative Extension Service are inviting you to take a walk across the state.
There are big changes in store for downtown Flowery Branch - $15 million worth of change to be exact.
Standing on the stage before a packed house of 3,000 people, the Rev. Jentezen Franklin is a force of kinetic energy.
The South lost one of its great characters Sunday.
Above-normal rains this month mean for the last 90 days or so, Gainesville hasn't been in a drought.
Lee Waters would surely be proud.
At least one exhibitor at Saturday's Home Expo believes reports of the death of the home industry - at least locally - have been greatly exaggerated. "The illusion that the market is dead is erroneous. People are just shopping smarter," said Jim Lawson, Builder's First Source representative.
Lisa Clark wanted to divorce the 15-year-old boy she conceived a child with prior to pleading guilty to statutory rape, and claimed from prison that the guardians who took custody of the newborn while she served her sentence were "trying to take my child," according to motions she filed with a Hall County judge.
GAINESVILLE -- Hall County schools now is feeling the effects of the nation's largest beef recall.
Gainesville Police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County Sheriff's deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
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.