Charley Nix may be the new Hall County administrator, but he is no newcomer to Hall County. "I was born here, raised here," Nix said. Nix said he has lived in Hall County all his life, except for a three-year stint he spent in Germany with the military. Though he always lived here, Nix said he spent much of his ...
ATLANTA - The Tour de Georgia, which last year featured two stops in Hall County, including a daylong time trial at Road Atlanta near Braselton, will not hold its annual race through the state in 2009 but plans to return in 2010.
ATLANTA - Georgia's registered sex offenders should not be prevented from volunteering in church, a legal advocacy group argued in federal court Thursday, saying a state law that went into effect in July is overbroad and violates their rights of freedom of association.
Gainesville water customers may see an increase in their bills in 2009.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners recognized the public works department for its work with the Elachee Nature Science Center at Thursday's commission meeting.
About 250 protesters picketed a Dawson County convenience store Thursday, calling for store management to quit selling glass pipes that they claim are used for smoking illegal drugs.
JEFFERSON - Although the Jefferson city school system has had to adjust its budget to accommodate state budget cuts, school officials say they are on track to come out on top financially if things continue as they have for the past month.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to name Charley Nix county administrator at its board meeting Thursday. Nix has been serving as interim county administrator since July 1, following former administrator Jim Shuler's retirement. Commissioner Bobby Banks said after observing Nix in the position, he was confident he was the man for the job. "When we first started ...
Until recently, the only way for a doctor or nurse to learn a new procedure was to practice their skills on an actual patient.
A Lawrenceville resident was arrested Thursday morning at his workplace in a Gainesville office on Jesse Jewell Parkway for allegedly collecting nearly $1 million in misappropriated claims from a Japanese insurance company.
Bryan Shuler said his sudden resignation Thursday as Gainesville's City Manager was a "difficult personal decision." Shuler, who had been employed by the city for 11 years, would not say much else. In a letter to the City Council dated Thursday, Shuler resigned from his post as the city's chief executive officer to care for his parents, who are in declining health, he ...
Hall County is about a month away from an eco-friendly source of revenue. Public Works Director Ken Rearden said a new system that is almost complete will allow the county to sell reuse water for irrigation. The county spent about $85,000 for a chlorination system at the Spout Springs Water Reclamation Facility that will put a small amount of chlorine into the water, ...
Nearly all of Gainesville High School's 208 seniors applied to college Wednesday. Many applied online to four-year universities while others applied to two-year or technical colleges as part of the state's pilot program "Apply On-line." Gainesville High School was one of eight high schools across the state chosen to participate in the pilot program that aims to provide high school seniors more assistance ...
Shane Reidling is no longer as worried about the extra $1,300 he will have to pay in property taxes if Gainesville annexes his two-acre mobile home park next month.
A state accident reconstruction unit is investigating a wreck ,involving a Georgia State Patrol trooper, that killed a motorcyclist in Lumpkin County last month.
Needy families in Hall County will have a full meal to enjoy on Thanksgiving.
Mary Anne Collier is passionate about two things: mathematics and teaching.
Terminated deputies Jack Dodd and Larry Henslee responded Thursday to what they said are inaccurate and unfair assertions of blame by the Hall County Sheriff's Office for their roles in the escape of an inmate.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
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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