Area veterans replaced old sidewalk with new bricks Wednesday at a war memorial in Gainesville's Rock Creek Park. The bricks are inscribed with the names of people who have donated money for improvements to the park's memorials, including a planned archway. More than 200 inscribed bricks were installed.
Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery D. Niles has been selected by Gov. Nathan Deal to be chairman of the Georgia State Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision.
Eric Thomas is the lone candidate in Clermont Town Council's special election set for Nov. 4.
A lost videotaped interview contributed to a murder defendant pleading guilty to a lesser charge Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court.
ATLANTA - Democrat Jason Carter picked up the endorsement of one of the largest teachers' groups in Georgia on Wednesday, a move that was largely expected but helped him underscore a central message of his campaign against Republican Gov. Nathan Deal.
The Appignani Humanist Legal Center, the legal arm of the American Humanist Association, responded to the letter by alleging that religious activity is continuing at the school and in fact "these practices have been ongoing, pervasive and longstanding."
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted earlier this month to open a pharmacy and health clinic for employees, officials debated over the best location, whether the city of Gainesville should be a partner and how much savings could be generated.
Hall County Schools' response to a letter from a humanist group that accused coaches at Chestatee High School of illegally leading students in prayer during football games and practices says the alleged offenses happened "almost a year ago."
Today's the last chance for candidates to emerge in Clermont Town Council's special election set for Nov. 4.
Braselton received a state loan Tuesday that will enable Oakwood to tap into a long-anticipated sewer project involving the two cities.
Local officials, state representatives and conservative voters turned out Tuesday night for the grand opening of the Hall County Republican Party's headquarters in Gainesville.
Work has been underway since January on the conversion of the old Sam's Club building on Mundy Mill Road at Interstate 985 in Oakwood into Northeast Georgia Health System's corporate support service center. The building is being renovated to make it more conducive to office functions. According to Hall County records, the building's size is 107,826 square feet with a 2,072-square-foot "service repair garage." The building was built in 1992. A furniture store and flea market previously occupied the old Sam's building.
Beginning Sept. 3, traffic on U.S. 129/Ga. 11 in Cleveland will be shifted west from O'Reilly Auto Parts to the Dollar General, opening a continuous turn lane from the O'Reilly store to Hope Drive.
LAWRENCEVILLE - State Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, spent Monday hearing from educators and members of the public on Common Core education standards, part of what he says is a long learning process on how the standards are working for Georgia schools.
An Oakwood woman is now accused of murder in the death of a Flowery Branch woman, whose remains were found this past October.
Social studies coursework may give students more to remember than to learn, according to findings by a Hall County Schools committee on curriculum for the subject.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat from DeKalb County, has introduced legislation that would dial back a federal program that transfers military equipment and resources to local law enforcement agencies.
A truck submerged in Lake Lanier at Little River Park on Wednesday was reported missing on Sept. 11 from Loganville, according to a Gwinnett County police report.
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to hold open house meetings on a project that would bring high occupancy toll lanes closer to Hall County.
A fishing tournament will be held Saturday at Laurel Park in Gainesville to raise funds to benefit three injured Hall County firefighters.
More than 48,000 meals will be provided to food-insecure Georgians, thanks to the hundreds Thursday who attended the Empty Bowl Lunch benefiting the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
Hall County has mailed revised tax assessments to about 3,800 property owners, the first sign the appeals process is ending for some residents.
Flowery Branch officials continue searching for a permanent solution to damage on Spring Street from 2013 flooding.
A 16-year-old female was hit by a vehicle while attempting to cross Atlanta Highway, Oakwood police officials said.
When the Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday to raise the account service fee on water bills in lieu of increasing water rates, customers outside the city limits must have a felt a reversal of fortunes.
Millions enjoy Lake Lanier each year, and lake groups now want those visitors to return the favor with some litter cleanup.
Dahlonega has been awarded a $5.1 million federal grant for a project that officials hope will improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in an area around downtown and the University of North Georgia.
Five area schools have landed on a list for highest progress in the state, and each of them has used a different strategy to get there.