For folks who saw a caravan of cop cars with flashing blue lights stopping traffic along the Queen City Parkway/Candler Road corridor this week: No, the president wasn't in town. Rather, it was part of the transfer of more than 500 inmates from the old Hall County jail to the new jail, which was completed Thursday night in an operation that was both high-alert and hush-hush. For security ...
Wauka Mountain Elementary School held a "Walk of Honor" for military veterans Friday, with students cheering and waving flags as veterans, many in uniform, passed by them down school hallways.
A group of Lakeview Academy high school students talked to Lakeview middle schoolers Thursday morning about Internet safety.
Sometimes it helps to be lucky and good.
Gainesville City Board of Education member-elect Sammy Smith said Thursday he was surprised and "simply puzzled" by a letter sent by Superintendent Steven Ballowe responding to one of his campaign mailers.
In today's economic climate, any news about banks changing ownership is likely to spark questions and concerns. Last week's announcement that GB&T Bancshares was being sold to SunTrust was no exception.
Military veterans and civilians are invited to a grand opening for the new home of a local Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Saturday.
he West Hall High School Spartans define a Spartan as a person of great courage and self-discipline, who is brave and undaunted by pain or danger.
The water in Lake Lanier may be emptying, but the county is full of ideas for how to deal with the most severe drought seen by the region in decades.
A defendant charged with murder in the shooting death of a Gainesville woman entered a formal not guilty plea Thursday.
Hall County SWAT team members arrested a suspect in a Suwanee bank robbery Wednesday morning in Flowery Branch, officials said.
Many may find it hard to believe, but Agriculture is among the largest industries in Hall County. Hall County agriculture accounted for more than $275 million in farmgate income in 2006. And in Georgia, Agriculture is the number one industry by far, representing more than $10.5 billion in farmgate income in 2006.
MOUNTAIN CITY - It's a law of physics: Water runs downhill.
A young family of four lost their home and belongings early Wednesday morning in a fire on C. Loggins Road.
The Hall County Board of Education voted Wednesday to approve two bond issues, one that will cover future construction and another the refinancing of a 1997 bond issue projected to save the school system $689,002 over seven years.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies this morning wielding a yet-unidentified sharp object.
A North Hall family of four is homeless after a fire destroyed their home this morning.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
Holiday festivities in the area will cause some frequently used streets to shut down for awhile this weekend.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.