The U.S. Senate voted early Friday to confirm the appointment of Thomas Gilliland of Blairsville to the board of directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
For the past 19 years, Gene Beckstein has fed the hungry, sheltered the cold and led drug addicts to the grace of God. And on Thursday, the local Col. William Candler chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution awarded him the organization's most prestigious honor, the DAR Medal of Honor.
A Gainesville man has been charged in an assault on his 3-year-old stepson that left the boy in critical condition.
More than 1,500 people have been training for the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's "Get Fit Stay Fit" 5K run/walk, scheduled for Thursday evening at Riverside Military Academy.
Colleagues applaud as Kerstin Crawford, left, of Jack Waldrip Real Estate, walks forward to collect her award for Real Estate Agent of the Year at the Hall County Board of Realtors Awards Celebration lunch Wednesday at Chattahoochee Country Club.
Rosa Hightower sifted though the soot-stained and waterlogged remains of her apartment Wednesday, looking to salvage what she could from a devastating apartment fire.
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.
Two Hispanic men in their 20s forced their way into a Buford residence and the homeowner into the pantry as they ransacked the house Friday afternoon, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
The area around the Hall County courthouse has been reopened after a suspicious package found nearby led to road closures.
A Lula man was arrested Thursday on drug charges, including possession of $24,000 worth of marijuana.
Rain is in the forecast for the rest of today and into Saturday as Tropical Storm Andrea makes its way up the East Coast.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released a sketch of a suspect in a May 23 shooting at Wayne Wilson Pottery in Lula.
Faced with shrinking budgets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at whether it can continue to operate all its recreational areas, including parks.
Flowery Branch City Council agreed Thursday to quickly repair damage to its citywide culvert system caused May 19 by heavy storms and flooding.
A rental home on Cleveland Highway in North Hall County was destroyed by fire Thursday morning.
One person was injured Thursday and airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a one-vehicle accident on Cleveland Highway.
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