Like a Christmas miracle, one day out of the blue a 10-foot-tall cross adorned with sparkling lights appeared - seemingly floating over the lake by Thompson Bridge Road near Gainesville First United Methodist Church.
Hall County firefighters this morning put out a house fire in the Royal Lakes subdivision in South Hall, officials said. No one was injured.
Parents' wallets may be a little thin this year, but kids sitting on Santa's lap are still wishing for the stars.
The U.S. Marshals are known for getting their man.
Laurel Ridge Trail and most of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks along Buford Dam Road are set to close Jan. 5-6 for a quota deer hunt sponsored by the corps.
In early 2009, no one predicted that it would be one of the rainiest years on record.
Life Line screenings for risk of stroke or bone fractures are scheduled for Jan. 11 at First Baptist Church of Gainesville, 751 Green St.
Hall County residents will have to wait until the day after Christmas to shed their holiday cheer because Hall County's solid waste department is taking the holiday off.
A national, voluntary recall of H1N1 vaccinations produced by MedImmune has some local ties.
Three would-be teenage grinches didn't get too far with stolen Christmas cards and packages this week.
When many churches commence their Christmas celebrations today, it's likely they will have a few more people joining the festivities.
If you have business to handle in a city of Gainesville government office, it will have to wait until next week.
Waiting until the last minute might get you a good deal on a raggedy tree.
Flowery Branch likely will have to go it alone in spending as much as $125,000 to replace a culvert on a portion of Spring Street that collapsed Dec. 9.
Oakwood police had to arrest one of their own last week.
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A lack of affordable, quality housing in Gainesville and Hall County and its effects on the area economy and residents' quality of life are issues ...
Two men face drug charges after an arrest Friday, during which one resisted arrest and fought with the officers, officials say.
Partygoers got their annual midwinter head start on Mardis Gras on Saturday by dressing up in their finest festival attire for the annual Fasching event ...
Anyone who has owned a dog or cat can attest to the difficulty of getting a confused animal to follow directions. But for local artist ...
One teenager was wounded and another arrested after a shooting incident Friday night in southern Hall County, the sheriff's office reported this morning.
The classic Georgia-Florida mixup for residents of Gainesville came again with the viral video of Shaquille O'Neal playing basketball with children.
Victoria Martin, a junior at Chestatee High School, squealed and jumped when the "control" in the experiment flexed her wrist and Victoria felt the electric ...
Job losses, wage cuts and underemployment during the recession have taken a very specific toll on the nation's middle class.
In the claustrophobic confines of Brenda and Darrell Carter's Gainesville apartment, 26-year-old Cortney Jackson sits on a sofa surrounded by medical equipment, framed photos ...
Braving winter weather
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