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.
First, it was the tainted pet food. Then the lead-contaminated toys. Now, the latest consumer scare from China involves something you may already have in your mouth.
A 57 year-old Forsyth County resident died Tuesday when her 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer left Ga. 369 and struck a power pole.
DULUTH - Trouble seems to follow Kid Rock, but on Tuesday the rocker took part in an effort of good will by making an appearance at Waffle House in Duluth.
Hall County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed two rabid animals in Hall County last week.
GAINESVILLE - An army of Seasons on Lake Lanier residents won their first battle against an Atlanta developer who has proposed building a gas station next to their upscale subdivision.
Gainesville police are looking for three men, in connection with a Tuesday robbery in the area of Westhaven Drive.
Shirley Harrison calls the distribution of surplus food "a blessing." Harrison was one of hundreds lining up at the U.S. Army Reserve Center on Shallowford Road for a box or bag containing a few basic staples for people who qualify.
The Gainesville Multicultural Committee and the city of Gainesville have been recognized by the National League of Cities for their efforts to promote diversity. During a breakfast luncheon Monday morning in Washington, D.C., as part of the League of Cities' annual conference, Mayor Myrtle Figueras accepted the runner-up title for the Cultural Diversity Award for cities 25,000-100,000 in population size. "I thought it was just so special - ...
Kenneth Chase, 61, thought he was meeting an 11-year-old girl for sex Saturday afternoon, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation met him with an arrest warrant instead, officials said.
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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