At last, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is bringing Lake Lanier into the 21st century.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center's long-awaited new maternity unit will open for business Nov. 5. But before then, there will be plenty of celebrating.
Toni Smith has been a part of the Jackson County government for the past two and a half years and says most people still don't understand what she does.
Hundreds of people of all ages gathered at the Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center Sunday afternoon for the Southern Monster Truck Showdown.
If Wendell Spell bilked investors out of millions of dollars, he did it in textbook fashion.
JEFFERSON - Sandi and Dennis Rakow know what it is like to live in a community that doesn't have a Neighborhood Watch Program.
The new job opening for Hall County solicitor-general drew five applicants this week who each hope Gov. Sonny Perdue will appoint them to the key courthouse post. All have experience as prosecutors, and all but one have worked in the Hall County Solicitor-General's office. The solicitor-general is an elected official who prosecutes most of Hall County's misdemeanor crimes in state court. Larry Baldwin ...
Ghostly images were evoked Friday on a cold, damp night on the campus of Brenau University.
Hall County fire officials say a Friday afternoon blaze at an abandoned mobile home appears suspicious.
The Rotary Club of Gainesville is looking for nominations for the Rotary Man/Woman of the Year award. The award is presented annually for leadership and service to the community, state and nation during the past year or so, as well as for an entire career or lifetime of a native or resident or longtime former Hall County leader.
BUFORD - Meredith Hope Emerson and her black Labrador Ella spent many sun-splashed afternoons walking along the wilderness trails of the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center.
A federal agency charged with resolving environmental, natural resource and public lands issues and conflicts has conducted an assessment on a possible role in finding a solution to the tri-state water war.
For those with significant stock holdings, donating shares with appreciated value to charity has given them an avenue to avoid capital gains taxes. Under IRS regulations, the holder gets to claim the full increased value of the stock or security that is donated to a charitable organization.
The Gainesville-Hall County Black History Society will be hosting its Youth Enrichment Workshop today from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St. Alice Law will serve as the mistress of ceremony as children and community leaders participate in activities revolving around the black community's rich local history. Contact James Brooks at 770-532-9727 for more information.
Those applying for food stamp benefits will be able to do so online starting next month, a spokesperson for the Department of Human Resources said.
After nine days on trial in Hall County Superior Court in Gainesville, Paul J. Bennett still has lingering legal issues - he faces four misdemeanor charges brought by the state in a prior, separate incident.
AT&T is seeking to put up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
A former substitute teacher is now in the Hall County Jail after being arrested on a stalking charge.
A Clarkesville man was arrested Wednesday on a charge of enticing a child for indecent purposes following a Hall County Sheriff's Office undercover operation.
Gainesville firefighters put out a car fire this afternoon inside an auto shop at 894 Wills Street just off Queen City Parkway.
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.
Some economic signs are encouraging, such as a surging stock market and industry expansion, but the area's housing market is still struggling to make a comeback in the wake of the nation's worst downturn since the Great Depression.
The glass in the front door at North Hall High School was found broken Tuesday morning.
Gainesville residents may not pay water rate increases to help fund the planned Glades Reservoir in Hall County, but they could still wind up on the hook down the road.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is appealing a decision by the Hall County Civil Service Board to reinstate two deputies terminated after the escape of an inmate from the Hall County Courthouse in July.
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