The alleged victims of suspected Ponzi schemer Wendell Spell could number between 30 and 35 in Hall County alone in what is thought to be the largest white-collar crime in local history, according to documents filed in Hall County Magistrate Court this week.
It's not your grandma's chalkboard local teachers are using to educate students these days.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center isn't the only local hospital that's undergoing major changes.
Special occasions are special for a reason, and local merchants say people haven't stopped shopping for them despite the economic downturn. Kristen Brousseau, owner of Memorable Creations Cake Shop in Gainesville, said her business is doing better than she expected.
JEFFERSON - Traditionally, elementary schools house grades kindergarten through fifth, but several Jackson County schools are joining a growing trend of splitting elementary grades between two different schools. In both the Jefferson City School System and the Jackson County School System, there are elementary schools that have been split so that pre-kindergarten through second-graders attend one school, while third- through fifth-graders attend school at another facility. Last ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation has paid $4,688 to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for erosion violations at the I-985 Exit 22 in Gainesville.
Starting Monday, those who are elderly or homebound can get help paying heating costs through Ninth District Opportunity.
An annual Halloween tradition in downtown Gainesville couldn't have come at a better time for some cash-strapped parents.
A Hall County bus carrying 14 children was involved in a wreck on Browns Bridge Road this afternoon near Beach Haven Road.
Gainesville High School is set to host a free teen driving class from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday.
Gainesville employees may have to wait on or completely forgo a salary increase that would have been coming in January.
DAHLONEGA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond presented Lumpkin County officials with a $25,000 grant to be used for marketing the Mohawk Industries carpet yarn plant, which was closed in June.
More than 20 emergency responders spent more than three hours on Wednesday rescuing a man who had fallen 50 feet down an embankment at White County's Raven Cliffs.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Six people spoke about traffic and commercial development concerns at a public hearing Thursday night on a proposal to expand the already massive Sterling on the Lake development off Spout Springs Road.
On Wednesdays during recess, David Garcia, 10, gladly trades in his fifth-grade playmates for Millie Plants, a retired Gainesville resident.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather