If you're a bicyclist in Georgia, you can get a license plate for your car reminding others to "Share the road." You can also get specialty plates proclaiming your love for NASCAR or for your alma mater. But if you're a hiker, there is no plate that depicts your favorite pastime. That could soon change, however.
It won't be long before the Frances Meadows Center will be all wet.
Sgt. Jose Rogerio Tapia quietly made history last month. Tapia, an 18-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, became the first person of Hispanic ethnicity to reach the rank of sergeant in local law enforcement history. Neither the sheriff's office nor Gainesville Police Department has had a Latino reach that supervisory rank before. As Hall County's booming Hispanic population continues to grow, Tapia hopes his will be ...
In what may be the final round between an Atlanta developer and the residents from a community for those 55 and older, the Gainesville City Council is set to decide if it is appropriate to allow a RaceTrac gas station on the edge of a neighborhood that originally barred all auto-related businesses.
The director of the state Environmental Protection Division said Tuesday that the state is readying a response to Florida's allegations that Georgia is using more than its fair share of water from the Chattahoochee River.
A developer's proposal to construct nine office warehouses on Old Winder Highway drew about 20 protesters to the Hall County Planning Commission meeting Monday. The voices of opposition succeeded in convincing the planning commission to recommend Hall County Commissioners deny the developers' rezoning request when it comes before the commission on May 22 for final action. Before Monday's meeting, the planning commission had delayed the developer's rezoning request ...
Seasons on Lanier residents won the first battle against the Atlanta developer trying to change their neighborhood, but it was Easlan Capital of Atlanta Inc. who won the war.
Gainesville High School's Freshman Academy has a new principal.
Most people have heard that Georgia needs more doctors and nurses. But they may not be aware that there's also a serious shortage of allied health workers.
A public hearing is set for 7 p.m. May 19 on a proposal plans to expand the Hall County school system's random drug-testing program.
Authorities arrested Donnie G. Poland just after 10 p.m. Saturday and charged him with one count of felony murder in the home invasion shooting death of a West Hall retiree. On Thursday afternoon, Hall County Sheriff's deputies arrived at a home on Monroe Circle and discovered that 69-year-old Max Eugene "Gene" Baggett was killed by a gunshot to the head. Baggett's wife had discovered his body at about 5 p.m. ...
If it floats, it was there.
Dreams of competing in the upcoming Olympics in Beijing spurred more than 70 Canadian paddlers and 35 officials to race the waters at the Lake Lanier Olympic venue over the weekend. Athletes from Canoe Kayak Canada paddled 500-meter and 1,000-meter sprints in kayaks and skinny canoes Saturday and Sunday at Clarks Bridge Park.
Members of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Dive Team still have not found a 46-year-old Ellenwood man who is presumed drowned after he fell from a personal watercraft near Aqualand Marina.
Nearly 100 people attended Sunday's Community Superhero Extravaganza to celebrate local citizens as heroes and see children compete in a superhero costume contest.
Two Hispanic men in their 20s forced their way into a Buford residence and the homeowner into the pantry as they ransacked the house Friday afternoon, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
The area around the Hall County courthouse has been reopened after a suspicious package found nearby led to road closures.
A Lula man was arrested Thursday on drug charges, including possession of $24,000 worth of marijuana.
Rain is in the forecast for the rest of today and into Saturday as Tropical Storm Andrea makes its way up the East Coast.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released a sketch of a suspect in a May 23 shooting at Wayne Wilson Pottery in Lula.
Faced with shrinking budgets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at whether it can continue to operate all its recreational areas, including parks.
Flowery Branch City Council agreed Thursday to quickly repair damage to its citywide culvert system caused May 19 by heavy storms and flooding.
A rental home on Cleveland Highway in North Hall County was destroyed by fire Thursday morning.
One person was injured Thursday and airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a one-vehicle accident on Cleveland Highway.
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