Hall County Administrator Jim Shuler appointed Ken Rearden as Hall County's new director of Public Works and Utilities on Friday.
GAINESVILLE - After 13 years as executive director, Brenda Cook is turning over the key to the Gateway Domestic Violence Center. But Cook is quick to tell you she is not retiring.
A child playing with a cigarette lighter accidentally set a house on fire Wednesday morning, leaving a Gainesville family homeless.
A former bookkeeper for ZF Industries has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than a half-million dollars from the Gainesville company. A Hall County grand jury returned the 30-count indictment against Charlotte Jo Baghose, 65, on Thursday. She was indicted on one count of felony theft by taking and 29 counts of forgery.
The city of Gainesville's Aviation Advisory Committee recommended Tuesday the paving of a new parking area for tied-down airplanes to make way for an instrument landing system at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport. The open space beside the airport's longest runway is required for the system, an electronic guidance system used by pilots during periods of low visibility. The instrument landing system was funded by Congress in fiscal year ...
What do you do if your old washing machine conks out and you don't have a truck to haul it to the landfill? Maybe you just shove it out on the porch until you can figure out what to do with it. But now there's a better alternative.
WASHINGTON - Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue is acknowledging what his counterpart from Alabama suggested last week - the outlook isn't promising for a water-sharing agreement between those two states and Florida.
A violent sexual predator, considered a fugitive after failing to register with Ohio authorities in 2006, was arrested in his home in Flowery Branch, officials said Tuesday.
GAINESVILLE - After garnering nearly 450 responses from the general public last fall, the Gainesville-
GAINESVILLE - The runner-up in the Hall County spelling bee placed second at the district bee Saturday, earning the right to compete in the state spelling bee. East Hall Middle School principal Kevin Bales sent an e-mail to faculty and staff Saturday congratulating eighth-grader Jonathan Casas on his performance at Collins Hill High School in Suwanee. The state bee, sponsored by the Georgia Association of Educators, is ...
CUMMING - The Forsyth County school system is planning its 2008 Educator Job Fair for 5-8:30 p.m. Friday at South Forsyth High School, 585 Peachtree Parkway.
Misery loves company.
In her 11 years at Brenau University, Anna Wilkins hasn't seen a flu season like this one.
The Hall County school system typically redraws attendance boundary lines when it prepares to open a school. But the system is looking at another option that won't require families to change school districts when it opens the new high school in South Hall in the fall of 2009.
Two people were killed and five were injured as the result of a four-car collision in Barrow County Sunday, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Kathern Collier, 7, and Nancy Hamrick, 69, both of Winder, died Sunday afternoon in a four-car collision at the intersection of Ga. 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road.