The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a request from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to reduce the amount of water released from Buford Dam.
It's beginning to look a lot like the high school football state playoffs are here. Gainesville High School, North Hall High School and Flowery Branch High School all earned at least one shot at the state championship title on Dec. 13. Cheerleaders and football fans have spent the past week decking the halls of their high schools with Red Elephant, Trojan and Falcon cheer in preparation ...
Even in lean financial times, local educators make sure student athletes' hard work is rewarded.
When Emory Martin resigned from the Hall County Board of Tax Assessors last month, some county officials considered a long-simmering controversy surrounding financial improprieties, per diems and padded time sheets over and done with.
JEFFERSON - Students in Lucy Bush's classes tend to say things differently than you would expect.
The parent company of a Gainesville plastic recycling firm has contributed $10,000 to establish an award to honor business entrepreneurs. Soin International, owner of Sundance Products in Gainesville, will award the Soin Award of Innovation at a ceremony on March 20. The award is to identify, honor and financially assist a company or entrepreneur in Hall County that is demonstrating an innovative spirit through a product ...
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.
Country music singer John Berry will be playing next Tuesday at Riverside Military Academy in his annual Christmas concert benefiting local nonprofit Challenged Child and Friends Inc.
The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus is going through a face-lift, with more than $2 million in total renovations scheduled to be complete in the first part of 2014.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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