While county officials have requested about $14.5 million in direct investment from the state - which does not require any payback - through the Governor's Water Supply Program, they did not apply for a loan.
When Keaton Coker was struggling with brain cancer, his positivity was so persistent his family found it almost hard to believe.
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.
Representatives of local retail pharmacies have expressed concern about Hall County's plans to open a clinic and pharmacy for employees next year, arguing local government should not compete unfairly with the private sector.
Prosecutors and Hall County Sheriff's Office officials do not know what happened to a videotaped 2006 interview that was involved in a murder case years later.
Seniors in Hall County will have a new transportation method available in 2015.
Lt. Col. Kevin Jarrard believes those wondering whether the Islamic State's reach could extend into middle America should remember or learn what happened in Beslan, Russia, in September 2004.
Cancer patients came together with other survivors, doctors and vendors Saturday at the annual Harvest of Hope at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center in Gainesville.
A picture-perfect Saturday greeted visitors as area artists set up shop in the downtown Gainesville square for the 11th annual Art in the Square festival.
If the Hall County School District becomes a charter system, Superintendent Will Schofield said the change will cost more in time than in dollars, requiring a large amount of training and professional development.
Hall County officials are finalizing a category list for projects to be funded by a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax. They hope to present that list to voters during public input meetings later this fall.
Drug charges have been dropped against a Commerce woman after crime lab analysis confirmed her claim that a spoon she had in a vehicle leading to her arrest did not contain methamphetamine residue but spaghetti sauce.
An Oakwood woman is accused of murder in the death of a Flowery Branch woman whose remains were found last October in a Hall County park.
Hall County is threatening legal action against Sutphen, manufacturer of a firetruck involved in a July 22 accident that seriously injured three firefighters, if the company does not reimburse the county for the full cost of the truck, according to documents obtained by The Times through an open records request.
Fair Street School neighbors watched waves of excited children march by Friday as the entire school paraded with signs, flags and giant, handmade doves chanting "We want peace! We want peace!"
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.