Residents of Jackson and Hall counties will be receiving an unexpected holiday gift this year: a free yard sale table at the Pendergrass Flea Market.
OAKWOOD - A war story from Charles Grant Sr. could be just that. He served in two, World War II and Vietnam, and right after the Korean War and relishes telling vivid, detail-filled stories about his military past. On a recent, warm Sunday afternoon, surrounded by family in the living room of his home at the end of Main Street in Oakwood, he spun one tale after another. Gripping the arms of his recliner, the ...
Not often does a defense attorney less than a year removed from law school get part of a controversial law thrown out by the Georgia Supreme Court.
The worsening economy has been tough on businesses of all types, including hospitals. It's not that there's a shortage of customers; people will continue to get sick regardless of what happens to the economy. But when customers can't pay their bills, a hospital runs into trouble. "Some people think that health care is recession-proof," said Kevin Bloye, spokesman for the Georgia Hospital Association. "But when people lose their jobs, they're uninsured, and they end up ...
Veterans and their families from the Gainesville area gathered Saturday for a Veterans Day celebration held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Gainesville.
Gainesville's pending annexation of unincorporated islands in Hall County could cause up to 500 county students to transfer into the Gainesville school system next year, according to the Gainesville schools superintendent. Merrianne Dyer, superintendent of Gainesville schools, said Gainesville is planning to annex 563 individual properties in December. Dyer said the 526-acre annexation would incorporate 445 residential properties into the Gainesville city limits, bringing an estimated ...
Santa Claus and puppies: What more could you ask for?
Numbers show that Gainesville residents and businesses are continuing to do their part to conserve water during the ongoing drought.
When Christopher Joseph Emerson was accused last March of grabbing a woman's elbow in a Flowery Branch supermarket parking lot and moving her toward his car, he was charged with kidnapping, though she never was forced into the car or carried away. That's because in Georgia's courts, the term "kidnapping" has evolved to mean any movement, however slight, of a person against his or her will. ...
More than seven years after molesting a 5-year-old boy in a trailer off Athens Highway, a Gainesville man was found guilty of aggravated child molestation Friday in Hall County Superior Court.
Property owners affected by a possible mass annexation into the Gainesville city limits will have a chance to ask questions about becoming city residents Monday.
A jury has found courthouse gunman Brian Nichols guilty of murder in a 2005 shooting spree that left a judge and three others dead and turned Atlanta's seat of justice into a crime scene.
Georgia House Speaker Glenn Richardson acted quickly Thursday to clear the way for state Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, to vote by proxy in next week's vote for speaker and other party officers of the GOP.
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County is holding its final 2008 application for housing meetings today and Saturday.
JEFFERSON - Sarah Trippe and Karyn Wilburn have been baking delicious cakes, painting delicate ornaments and sewing decorative pillows and purses around the clock.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
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