Former Rwandan government official Joseph Sebarenzi may have grown up in a culture of violence, but it is a message of peace that he is preaching to America now.
A city worker found skeletal human remains in a wooded area behind the Gainesville water department Thursday, police said. Gainesville police Sgt. Johnny Ray said the remains were found at about 9:20 a.m. near the intersection of Pine and Summit streets, close to a cell phone tower at 504 Summit St.
GAINESVILLE - About 25 parents, teachers and Hall County school system administrators plan to spend Friday at the state's first public charter school to offer students instruction of state-mandated curriculum in two languages.
Members of the news media reporting on the death penalty case of Allan Robert Dickie will not be prohibited from describing Dickie's tattoos, a judge has ruled.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce offered a little something for everyone Thursday, from a daylong Business Showcase to an auction that evening, but the focus was clearly on networking. About 80 booths displaying the products and services of local businesses and nonprofit agencies, small and large, were set up at the Georgia Mountains Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Display booths ranged from local art galleries, printers, gardeners, ...
Hall County Commissioner Bobby Banks proposed Thursday that the Hall County Board of Commissioners take a closer look at a retirement plan that may prompt more than 60 county employees to retire before June 30 in order to receive the full benefits of their original plan. Commissioners unanimously approved the motion to request Hall County Administrator Jim Shuler to research the details of the county's two different retirement plans. <p ...
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business Showcase today to feature the businesses and economic resources of Hall County.
GAINESVILLE- Gainesville City Council members want the ability to give preference to local contractors in construction bids. The preference would require a change to the city's ordinances that could occur as soon as April.
GAINESVILLE- Gainesville City Council members want the ability to give preference to local contractors in construction bids.
GAINESVILLE - A proposed car tag tax cut may be a gift for Georgia motorists, but it could put a strain on government officials trying to craft future budgets. Lee Lovett, deputy superintendent for the Hall County school system, said the bill could drain nearly $6.2 million from school funding, or the equivalent of benefits and salaries for 85 teachers, when it's fully realized after two years. <font ...
A woman who arranged to meet an undercover officer for sex after corresponding with him over the Internet was charged with prostitution Thursday.
The Grady Young Foundation plans to hold its Fifth Annual Memorial Weekend today through Sunday. The organization is named after Grady Young, a lifetime Hall County resident who served as layman president emeritus of the Northwestern Baptist Association of Georgia and served for 26 years as treasurer of the Congress of Christian Education. The weekend features a golf tournament at Chattahoochee Golf Course, the Annual ...
Convicted sex offender Lisa Clark and her 17-year-old husband appeared in a nationally televised interview Thursday morning to profess their love and desire to regain custody of their 2-year-old child.
A Waffle House clerk was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, Gainesville Police said.
One person was airlifted with critical injuries after a two-car accident in South Hall this afternoon, officials said.
Hall County commissioners will determine the ability of LL Farms to use its barn for special events after Hall County Planning Commission members narrowly denied the commercial zoning request.
Fifth-graders Brandon Murillo and Emilio Ochoa prefer not having girls around while they learn in class.
Area and state officials, including Gov. Nathan Deal, gathered Monday in drizzle and cold to mark the start of construction on the Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network headquarters in North Hall.
Strawberries are ripe for the picking, if you can make your way to them through the mud and saturated ground.
David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general who commanded coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, has agreed to serve on the Camp Toccoa at Currahee Board of Trustees.
The fate of the Red Rabbit fixed-route bus service may be decided this week as the city of Gainesville and Hall County are both expected to vote on an agreement to keep it operating.
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