Authorities in Habersham County have found a 65-year-old Norcross woman with undiagnosed dementia and memory loss who was reported missing by Gwinnett County police. She was unharmed and is back with her family.
Tonight's scheduled showing of "Waterhorse," sponsored by The Arts Council, has been postponed until Friday.
A small amount of diesel fuel spilled into the south end of Lake Lanier on Wednesday after a construction crane slipped under water.
A celebration of singing and rousing speeches was held in honor of former Gainesville city schools Superintendent Steven Ballowe on Thursday. About 40 people gathered at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Sumter Street to thank the former superintendent for the contributions he made to Gainesville students. The event was hosted by the Newtown Florist Club and the Gainesville-Hall County Chapter of the NAACP. The Gainesville City Board ...
It seems it was residential versus commercial at Thursday's Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting. The commission heard from a number of angry citizens and their lawyers who don't want businesses in their neighborhoods.
In 2006, 1,119 couples walked down the aisle in Hall County. That same year, 872 county residents filed for divorce.
Two North Georgia men were arrested this week on charges of burglarizing a Dahlonega convenience store and cashing in winning scratch-off tickets they stole there.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Local residents and property owners pleaded Thursday night for Flowery Branch City Council to leave them out of a proposed historic district for the town or kill plans for the district altogether. "What this town needs is construction, not preservation," said Dan Puckette during a public hearing at the Historic Depot on Railroad Avenue. "I don't think you need to ram this down people's throats. It's ...
Gainesville may soon see happier hours. The Gainesville City Council has asked city staff to find a way to allow for "happy hours" in the city's alcoholic beverage ordinances.
A professor at North Georgia College & State University is trying to lure students out of the classroom and into research laboratories.
An elderly Banks County man was killed Tuesday night when a large tree fell into his bedroom during a thunderstorm, though his wife survived because she had decided to sleep in the living room. Lloyd Echols, 70, was asleep in bed when he suffered a fatal head injury at about 10 p.m., said Gene Hart, chairman of the Banks County Board of Commissioners. "He died instantly in our ...
A judge said she felt sympathy for the mother of a 20-year-old man serving a 15-year prison term for molesting a 4-year-old girl, but wouldn't budge on the sentence.
After a disastrous Fourth of July weekend in which four people died in Lake Lanier within 48 hours, officials are examining whether anything could have been done to prevent the tragedies.
The newest and biggest Hall County elementary school will hear its first pitter-patter of little feet Friday as students and parents get a sneak peek of the new Chestnut Mountain Elementary School.
Peggy Leigh Walker, who worked in the accounting department of Buford toolmaker Makita USA for nearly 20 years, owes her former employer $3 million.
Braving winter weather