Hours before Thursday night's performance for a paying audience at the Georgia Mountains Center, the Dallas Brass had a group of middle and high school students laughing, applauding and learning from their antics.
Carla Abshire was a little surprised when the phone rang at 4:30 a.m. Thursday at her home in Gainesville. On the other end was her husband, Mike Giles, who was calling to tell her about the stir he caused at an elementary school near Beijing.
Hall County and Gainesville students will get a one-day break between the high-stakes parts of the state's basic-skills tests they'll take later this month.
Two of the biggest recipients of city money, Gainesville's fire and police departments, presented larger-than-usual budget requests Thursday to the Gainesville City Council morning - despite the city's smaller-than-usual general fund for the coming year.
Boy, a sun-ripened, garden-fresh tomato sure would taste good right now. And every year, many home gardeners think, "This is the year I'll finally grow those tomatoes." Well, now's your chance to get started. Hall County farmers have been busy prepping their fields for the spring growing season, and they have some tips for the home gardener just getting started ...
LAWRENCEVILLE - The 20-year-old Gainesville man charged in a four-car interstate crash that left four people dead appeared in Gwinnett County Magistrate Court Thursday.
A boat sanitation company is trying to clean up its act after being suspended from operating on Lake Lanier.
Should Northeast Georgia Medical Center become a training ground for new physicians?
The Hall County Board of Tax Assessors continues to undergo scrutiny this week as attorney Ashley Bell presented the findings of his investigation to county commissioners Wednesday regarding his clients' allegations of financial improprieties within the tax assessors office.
Bikers will play poker Saturday around Gainesville, but they'll do so for a good cause.
The Gainesville City Council on Wednesday heard the budget wish lists of several city departments and divisions.
LAWRENCEVILLE - The family of a Gainesville man facing felony charges in connection with a Monday night wreck on Interstate 85 that killed four people, including three members of another family, said he will be cleared.
Hall County Sheriff's officials say a program that will allow deputies to begin deportation proceedings for illegal immigrants who are booked into the county jail is closer to starting, after technicians began hooking up computer equipment this week.
The state Senate has passed a bill creating a third judgeship for the State Court of Hall County. The measure, already passed by the House, now awaits the signature of Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Despite the recent Georgia Supreme Court ruling disqualifying school tax revenues as a source of funding for tax allocation districts, Flowery Branch officials said Wednesday they will continue plans to implement a tax district for the city.
Braving winter weather