It was bad enough to be in downtown Houston when Hurricane Ike swept through Texas last week, leaving more than 2 million people without power. It was even worse to be waiting to go into labor at any time.
On Saturday, Hall County Fire Services celebrated the opening of its two newest fire stations, No. 2 and No. 15, with a building dedication ceremony in Clermont.
CLEVELAND - They threw a big birthday party Saturday in the Cabbage Patch. Lovers of the Cabbage Patch Kids of all ages marked the puffy-faced dolls' 25th anniversary in Cleveland at an event outside BabyLand General Hospital with cake, rides, giveaways and an appearance by the man who started it all.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Crowds hungry for hot rides and hotter chili gathered Saturday on historic Main Street for the fifth annual Car Show and Chili Cook Off.
One person was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon on U.S. 129, officials said.
Some might think it strange Kim McNitt steals into her daughter's room in the dead of night and pricks her big toe, drawing just a dot of blood. Some might think it stranger her 13-year-old daughter doesn't even stir.
The Gainesville-North Hall football rivalry took an ugly turn this week. Spray-painted graffiti was discovered Friday morning at an elementary school near North Hall High School, three days after similar vandalism was found at Gainesville High and on the same day the schools' football teams faced off at The Brickyard at North Hall.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold five public meetings in October on updating operational manuals for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
The Republican leader of the state Senate predicted the state of Georgia's sliding revenues could lead to a $2 billion budget shortfall.
Everyone knows there are libraries in the community, but many may not be aware of the diverse services offered through the Hall County Library System.
Today, the Newtown Florist Club celebrates not only its 58th anniversary, but 30 years of fighting for environmental justice.
A Gainesville businesswoman is taking a different approach in trying to sell the 3,735-square-foot building that once housed her company.
Do you have a pet that could pass as a pinup model? Let The Times' readers decide.
Computers stolen from Lanier Tech campus in Forsyth
The Georgia Public Service Commission Wednesday granted Atmos Energy a $3.4 million rate increase. The company had sought a $6.1 million hike.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather