The effect of war on veterans and their families will be the topic of a panel discussion at Piedmont College in Demorest at 7 tonight.
Recently released building permit figures indicate residential building is down 63 percent in unincorporated Hall County so far this year, while commercial building is on a slight upswing. Last year, 339 residential building permits were obtained from Hall County government from January through March, but only 125 were granted in that same time period this year, according to Hall County Building Inspection Services. According to a report released ...
If you've got an idea for improving the health of Hall County residents, the Medical Center Foundation wants to hear from you.
DAHLONEGA - Less than six months ago, Dahlonega Mayor Gary McCullough met with representatives of Mohawk Carpets to discuss a $3 million to $5 million expansion of their carpet yarn plant in Dahlonega.
A bomb scare at the Dawsonville branch of the U.S. post office Monday afternoon ended when authorities discovered that a smoke detector was the source of a suspicious beeping from a trash can. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation's bomb disposal unit had responded to the scene, along with the Gainesville police and fire departments. Authorities arrived at about 1:30 p.m. after the manager ...
A 17-year-old Gainesville man was arrested Monday after allegedly spray-painting gang graffiti on Victory Baptist Church. Hall County sheriff's officers saw Victoriano Lopez-Hernandez fighting with two individuals who bound his arms and legs and carried him into a residence on Skelton Road. The individuals were Lopez-Hernandez' brothers, who were trying to keep him from continuing to vandalize the church, officers said. Officers found that Lopez-Hernandez had been drinking, and charged ...
The inside shoulders and inside lanes of U.S. 129 will be closed in each direction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday. The closures will start at Ridge Road and run to Athens Street for construction of the new curb and gutter.
The Gainesville Police Department is continuing its investigation into the armed robbery that occurred March 12 at the Waffle House on Pentee Drive. During the robbery, three black males entered the business. One of them brandished a handgun and demanded cash from the clerk.
Pardon Michael Moye for not getting overly excited about the state legislature's approval of funding for two needed construction projects.
Georgia's state parks already have a reputation for being "green," but now they're taking it a step further.
Jim Diffly says he was questioned by the FBI for taking pictures of a Gainesville poultry plant because of how he looks. Local and federal authorities say Diffly was questioned because of what he was doing.
Recent rains have boosted Lake Lanier levels up by half a foot in the past week, according to the National Weather Service. Gainesville received four-tenths of an inch of rain during the last two days of March, and lake levels continued to creep upward. On Friday and Saturday, about 1.5 inches fell in the area, raising water levels from 1,056.57 feet above sea level on March 30 to 1,057.03 feet ...
All indications are that another Iraqi child has made it the United States to receive life-saving heart surgery thanks to the intervention of a Gainesville native. Maj. Kevin Jarrard, a Marine from Gainesville who is currently in Iraq, has worked closely with the father of little Ammar Haddad Muhammad, a 5-year-old Iraqi boy. Jarrard has been clearing IEDs with father Hammad, who is an Iraqi police captain. According ...
Two of the most expensive city-funded departments have asked the Gainesville City Council to consider the effects of city growth when tightening the belt on their departments' budgets.
Hundreds of cyclists turned out Sunday to wheel through the streets of downtown Gainesville for the third leg of the Georgia Cup racing series.
Braving winter weather