Rafe Banks Sr. Rafe Banks Sr. served for many years as a director of the county's largest bank, First National Bank of Gainesville, and was a key player in the postwar growth of the community. Banks served as president of First National from 1932 to 1947 and was a director from 1916 to 1964. After serving as president, he was the bank's chairman of the board. At one time, ...
Some 39 people graduated from the spring 2008 session of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy. The graduates were addressed and praised by Sheriff Steve Cronic as well as the keynote speaker, C. Andrew Fuller, senior judge, Hall County Superior Court.
Mike Giles, 46, has served as senior vice president of the Georgia Poultry Federation since 2000. He will assume the post of president at the beginning of 2009, succeeding Abit Massey, who will become president-emeritus.
Five local church groups joined families in a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday for two new Habitat for Humanity homes.
It may have a new name, but the purpose of the March for Babies remains the same: Helping to save premature infants.
In 1960, Gainesville attorney W.L. Norton was helping his client, the Georgia Poultry Federation, look for a new executive. He saw his friend, Abit Massey, who was then head of the state Department of Commerce.
Some 50 runners braved the rainy weather Sunday afternoon to take part in the sixth annual Trojan Trot for Children at North Hall High School.
Some leaders of Gainesville will be locked up on Tuesday, but not for any wrongdoing; they will be taking part in the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Gainesville Lock-Up.
Two vacant homes were deemed total losses this weekend after separate fires engulfed the buildings.
The Humane Society of Hall County has an immediate need for donations of cat and kitten food.
The Hall County school system has a program in place, educators hope, that stops student drug use in its tracks.
One hundred years ago, a group of business leaders, all men of course, gathered to form the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.
Hall County's Olympic rowing and paddling venue is getting a visit from some elite athletes from north of the border this week.
Lauren "Bubba" McDonald, Jr. announced Saturday that he will attempt to reclaim his seat on the Georgia Public Service Commission in November's election.
Continuing work on U.S. 129 as well as Interstate 985 at Exit 16 in Oakwood will close lanes this week.