It may come as a surprise to some gardeners that a drought-tolerant landscape does not have to be a yard filled with silk flowers and cactuses.
There are 150 reasons why the Gainesville Masonic Lodge was chosen as this year's Lodge of the Year.
If James Mathis Sr. puts his mind to something, there's a pretty decent chance it's going to happen.
Folks just aren't flocking to Danny Hammock's auto repair shop for maintenance before the big Thanksgiving travel week like they used to. The service department at Hardman Pontiac Buick GMC hasn't seen a pick-up in routine check-ups this year, either.
The final answer to "how low can it go?" still may be a long time in coming for Lake Lanier, even as the water level inches closer to the previous record set in 1981.
GAINESVILLE - How do you solve a problem when nobody wants to talk about it?
The level of Lake Lanier on Sunday neared its lowest level since the lake began filling up more than 50 years ago as a record-setting drought continues to bake Northeast Georgia. At 6 p.m., Lake Lanier's level was at 1,052.77 feet above sea level, according to the U.S. Geological Survey Web site. The lake is now about two inches above the previously recorded low of 1,052.66, recorded in December 1981.
Beulah Rucker always strove to, in her words, "light a torch of instruction" for Hall County's youth. Now the foundation that takes her name looks to further that mission as it refocuses its efforts to reach young people.
Fido can breathe easier now. Hall and Gainesville firefighters have a new tool for helping resuscitate man's best friend in the event a house fire clogs a pet's lungs with smoke. The Cumming-based Sawnee Mountain Kennel Club donated pet-sized oxygen recovery masks to Hall County and Gainesville's fire departments, allowing rescue workers to better treat smoke-stricken pets after a fire. In the past, paramedics have used oxygen ...
Police say a group of teenagers who got their kicks from shooting up car windows and businesses with a high-powered BB gun together face more than 400 criminal charges following their arrests early Friday.
Ever since watching a television show about airplanes and the military, Alex Hutcheson was hooked.
GAINESVILLE -- The Agora House soon could have a place to call home.
FLOWERY BRANCH -- Think pink. That was the message Friday at C.W. Davis Middle School, where many of the students replaced their everyday uniforms with pink clothing in various hues and styles. It wasn't a fashion statement. The kids were showing their support for two Davis teachers who are battling breast cancer. Davis principal Eddie Millwood said the idea for a "pink-out" day arose spontaneously earlier this ...
The flow of water from the Chattahoochee River should be slowing after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reach an agreement that they say will not harm federally protected mussels and sturgeon in the Apalachicola River.
Hall County District Attorney Lee Darragh filed notice of intent to seek the death penalty Friday against a 19-year-old drifter accused of raping and stabbing to death a homeless woman in August.
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.
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.