Every year, Anastacia Rodriguez and her husband John grow watermelons to share with the Gainesville-Hall County Senior Center. This year's crop was a beauty, and it took John and two other men to get this melon into the trunk of Anastacia's car. Gloria Wilms, coordinator at the center, said they would cut it up and serve it to everyone at the center that day.
Terrance Putman, 23, of Gainesville was killed in a motorcycle crash early Wednesday morning, Gainesville police said. Lt. Floyd Canup said police and emergency medical personnel responded to a location on Hunter Street. They discovered that a motorcycle left the road, struck a utility pole and ejected the driver. <span ...
Two men were wounded Wednesday in an explosion that shook the ground in a Lula subdivision and was the result of an accident involving a blowtorch and an old gas tank from a logging truck, fire officials said.
Hall County recorded its 37th rabies case this year after a rabid raccoon came into contact with a dog Sunday in northwestern Hall.
As the fuel shortage continues to make Hall County residents anxious, it's "so far, so good with us," Hall County's purchasing manager Tim Sims said of the fuel supply.
Lines eased somewhat Tuesday in Hall County as a hurricane-induced gas shortage continued to leave some stations without fuel, while others, albeit temporarily, had one or more grades of unleaded gasoline.
The Medical Center Foundation is gearing up for Thursday's annual golf tournament to raise money for the Gateway Domestic Violence Center.
DAWSONVILLE - The president and chief executive of Chestatee State Bank said Tuesday that his bank has already taken steps to address most of the practices cited in a order made public last week by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
In times of medical emergency, a 10-minute wait for an ambulance can seem like a lifetime and cost a life.
The Johnson High School volleyball team hosted a match Tuesday in honor of the school's assistant principal who was severely injured in a car wreck in August.
Summer retest results boosted the Gainesville school system's state test scores enough to meet Adequate Yearly Progress for the 2007-08 school year.
The Atlanta Falcons took a break from football Tuesday to spend time reading at the Gainesville and Spout Springs libraries and fishing at Eagle Ranch with Hall County kids.
People are doing everything they can to save gas these days, but AAA Auto Club South spokesman Randy Bly said turning the car off instead of idling may not be the best way. "There's not a lot of fuel that's consumed if you're idling," Bly said. Though idling does burn gas, Bly suggested assessing the ...
The current gas shortage has not stopped Gainesville State College students from getting to class, said Sloan Jones, a spokeswoman for the school.
The Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center became the first senior center in the state to gain national accreditation last week, Community Service Center Director Phillippa Lewis-Moss said Tuesday.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
The inaugural Mary Parks Youth Champion award was given to two out of eight nominees.
The Peach State is producing far more blueberries than peaches, said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.
Rhett Lamar Conner waited for the Red Rabbit bus Wednesday afternoon at a new bus stop near Brenau University.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an event that resonates through the country to this day.
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
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