The Gainesville City Council unanimously approved a $551,000 contract with OneBeacon Government Risks for property and liability insurance coverage at a special called meeting Thursday morning.
The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville rose to 6.1 percent in May up from 5.5 percent the month before, though still lower than the rate a year ago, 6.5 percent.
It will likely take another few months before Gainesville officials know whether they need to roll back the property tax rate following a reassessment of lakefront home values this year.
A July arraignment date been set for a man accused in the May death of his grandmother.
The shiny, new hoods and doors were open for visitors to check out Wednesday, but this wasn't some ordinary car lot.
David Green remembers his father as someone who never failed to help a person in need.
Local elementary schools performed below the state average on 2014 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, while local middle schools had mixed results.
Taking the stand in his defense Wednesday, Joseph Williams said he was a "scared man shooting for his life" when he gunned down 37-year-old Adrian Thompson.
The release of a draft environmental impact statement on the proposed Glades Reservoir has been delayed again.
As temperatures rise, blood donations drop, causing a shortage of blood for hospitals around the area. LifeSouth Community Blood Center in Gainesville is trying to get donations back up.
Hall County's lead transportation planning agency is seeking public input on the organization's proposed Public Participation Plan.
Debbie Truelove, a veteran of the Gainesville Fire Department and the department's first female ranking officer, passed away Tuesday morning after a long battle with cancer.
The first class of my second week of taking adult swim lessons at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center was more of a sink than a swim.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is "on track" to filling 500-600 positions needed to staff the new South Hall hospital, which is set to open next spring, a hospital official said Monday.
After a weekend of anticipation, Andy Roberts finally got a call from Garth Brooks announcing the first stop on his worldwide tour.
Junior League of Gainesville and Hall County continues to help local families by providing food to the needy, but the group's move to a new office location stalled growth with a low turnout at last month's distribution.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to take out a short-term loan of up to $400,000 to cover expenses.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
Braving winter weather
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.