The season of giving is already underway in Gainesville. Early Monday morning, the Georgia Mountain Food Bank waited on a truck filled with 10 pallets of school supplies to make its delivery. The shipment, including notebooks, paper, crayons and other supplies, came from the Atlanta Community Food Bank as part of its Kids In Need program. The program focuses on providing school and office supplies to staff in public schools where ...
The future of Wood's Mill Academy remains uncertain. It's been proposed the building, at 715 Wood's Mill Road, be closed as a separate school for middle and high school students. Under the proposal, a portion would remain open for high school students seeking alternative ways of learning; the building would also open to middle school students choosing to pursue the International Baccalaureate program. Two community members, including a Wood's Mill student, voiced their concerns at ...
Area residents recall their reaction at news of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.
Those worried about the deer population in their neck of the woods have an opportunity tonight to tell the Georgia Department of Natural Resources about it.
News of the day included a residents' group disbanding over a tax equalization issue in Hall County and the Georgia Poultry Federation protesting a claim the U.S. had lost $26 million in exports.
Irine Keebaugh hadn't visited the church in decades, since leaving the New Holland community and later joining a Baptist church.
Hall County senior services may get an infusion of cash to make up for federal budget cuts, but a state-imposed waiting list on the Meals on Wheels program stays for now.
Gainesville school leaders are considering closing the Academy at Wood's Mill at the end of this school year.
It's a well-known cliche that kids just don't come with instruction books. One program, sponsored by Gainesville City Schools, is working to provide just a little bit of that extra assistance. Read and Rise, a six-week program, is now in its second year. Rather than children being the students, parents are taking their turn in the hot seat, attending a weekly class to learn more about how they can help their young children prepare for ...
Crews are building a temporary work bridge that will be used to move equipment, materials and staff to the barge, or working platform, in Lake Lanier for the Georgia Department of Transportation's Clarks Bridge project.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have set up a one-stop shop for residents to report road hazards, fire hazards, storm damage and other concerns.
In the war over water in the Chattahoochee River, Georgia is staking out the high ground. Gov. Nathan Deal's administration recently announced it would directly invest up to $40 million in three reservoir projects critical to securing the state's future water supply as the population grows. One of those is the planned Glades Reservoir in Hall County, an 850-acre reservoir that would sit on Upper Chattahoochee River Basin in North Hall, above Lake Lanier. Georgia ...
The deaths of Jake and Griffin Prince in a June 18, 2012, boating accident created enough sense of urgency to spur statewide legislative changes to Georgia criminal code.
The bullets didn't just take down a popular president. They also struck the American public at its core, stirring up deep emotions, such as sorrow and fear. And for many Americans, they also shattered what they had perceived as an innocent, almost idyllic, age. Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, was simply a day never to forget. Fifty years after the fact, it still resonates with area residents. ...
Hall's Simpson joins NBG's board of directors
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.
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."
Saturday morning, local residents will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville honoring veterans, both past and present.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
Hall County has set a Dec. 19 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.
A North Hall County family of four is homeless after a fire destroyed its home Sunday 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.