A Lawrenceville resident was arrested Thursday morning at his workplace in a Gainesville office on Jesse Jewell Parkway for allegedly collecting nearly $1 million in misappropriated claims from a Japanese insurance company.
Bryan Shuler said his sudden resignation Thursday as Gainesville's City Manager was a "difficult personal decision." Shuler, who had been employed by the city for 11 years, would not say much else. In a letter to the City Council dated Thursday, Shuler resigned from his post as the city's chief executive officer to care for his parents, who are in declining health, he ...
Hall County is about a month away from an eco-friendly source of revenue. Public Works Director Ken Rearden said a new system that is almost complete will allow the county to sell reuse water for irrigation. The county spent about $85,000 for a chlorination system at the Spout Springs Water Reclamation Facility that will put a small amount of chlorine into the water, ...
Nearly all of Gainesville High School's 208 seniors applied to college Wednesday. Many applied online to four-year universities while others applied to two-year or technical colleges as part of the state's pilot program "Apply On-line." Gainesville High School was one of eight high schools across the state chosen to participate in the pilot program that aims to provide high school seniors more assistance ...
Shane Reidling is no longer as worried about the extra $1,300 he will have to pay in property taxes if Gainesville annexes his two-acre mobile home park next month.
A state accident reconstruction unit is investigating a wreck ,involving a Georgia State Patrol trooper, that killed a motorcyclist in Lumpkin County last month.
Recently released test scores show both Hall County and Gainesville schools' English language learners exceeded state targets for English proficiency progress in the 2007-2008 school year.
It's time to start sorting through all the junk you don't use anymore. Saturday is America Recycles Day, and Hall County residents will have the opportunity to get rid of a wide variety of items. "This is the biggest event we've had, the most ambitious," said Rick Foote, natural resources coordinator for Hall County. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 ...
BUFORD - The chief operating officer of Lake Lanier Islands told attendees at a chamber of commerce meeting Wednesday that overall visitation to Lake Lanier had declined by 1 million visitors this year, due to a combination of low lake levels and the economy.
The state Department of Transportation board is starting to consider giving local governments more say-so in the road projects they deem worthy as part of a state effort to reprioritize construction efforts. "This has not been written in stone yet," said 9th District member Steve Farrow, "but there was enough hesitation on enough of the members ... that my sense of it is that there may ...
As city of Jefferson officials consider moving forward with annexing more than 30 county properties into the city, some affected residents are questioning how they will benefit from the transition.
Editor's note: State Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, currently is in Iraq as a U.S. Air Force Reserve chaplain. He began his service there earlier this month. He is reporting weekly on the activities at his location. His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Hall Middle School Principal Sarah Justus recalled memories of her former student, Pfc. Johnathon Millican, who was killed in action last year in Iraq at age 20, during a Veterans Day ceremony.
The Concerned Citizens of Gainesville and Hall County spoke up about the issues in their community with members of Hall County government at the group's monthly meeting Tuesday.
Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said his office will be investigating a fire in South Hall County they believe may have been started intentionally.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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