The "Beat the Heat" Summer Fan program, sponsored by the Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center, begins Monday.
Dawson County commissioners have decided to opt out of a land swap agreement intended for future recreational growth.
U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel on Wednesday approved a settlement ending a legal challenge to the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel that could have delayed the project for years.
Public information hearings will take place in three states next week on potential passenger rail service between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., a study area that includes Hall County.
Gainesville is one of three Georgia cities to benefit from the Downtown Renaissance Fellows pilot program, in which the city is paired with a college student in a 10-week improvement project.
Around 60 students will be the introductory class to what is currently being described as a blended learning academy, beginning next school year at East Hall High School.
Belk department store is celebrating its 125th anniversary with an open house today at locations across the Southeast, including at Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville.
A 60-year-old man was killed Saturday in what authorities described as a machinery accident at his shop in downtown Dawsonville.
A Lula man and a Gainesville man were treated for minor injuries Monday after an 18-wheel Budweiser truck drove off Browns Bridge Road to the edge of Lake Lanier.
A graffiti incident at Gainesville High School earlier this month has been closed, said Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Merrianne Dyer.
A sinkhole near Ga. 400 that nearly doubled in size after last week's torrential rain showers has led to Dawson County declaring a local emergency.
In Lula, a North Hall town of a little less than 3,00 people, acts of violence are often only read about or seen on the news.
Hall County Fire Services is still working to determine the cause of a fire that did between $600,000 and $700,000 in damage to a house in Flowery Branch.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proposing to create a new law enforcement division, separating it from the Wildlife Resources division, a move that has angered many wildlife advocates.
A female passenger was flown by helicopter to Grady Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday after a Ford Explorer was involved in a single-vehicle accident.
Look for a couple of wet days ahead heading into the weekend.
Four people pleaded guilty Wednesday in an animal hoarding case stemming from May that led to the impoundment of 69 animals.
JEFFERSON - A mother and her 13-year-old son are dead and her 47-year-old husband, the child's father, is in jail on murder charges.
SUWANEE - Miles Williams is eager to find out whether Suwanee, the North Gwinnett city where generations of his family have lived, will once again be a bustling stop for passenger rail.
A probable cause hearing is set for later this month after a Gainesville man made his first appearance Tuesday in Hall County Magistrate Court on murder charges.
A Hall County Superior Court judge Tuesday denied a motion to dismiss the case against Paul Bennett, who is charged with eight counts of homicide by vessel in a Lake Lanier accident that killed two Buford boys.
Gainesville has an ugly history of discrimination and the city's at-large voting system is violating the federal Voting Rights Act, a speaker said at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
Hall County's 2013 final tax digest is down 1.51 percent from last year, according to final numbers from the Tax Commissioner's office, making the county's 2014 proposed budget short by $560,000.
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