A Gainesville woman died early Tuesday after her teenage son accidentally shot her while preparing to clean a rifle, authorities said.
Re-elected chairman of the State Transportation Board Mike Evans thanked the residents, chamber members and officials in Hall County for supporting him in the "bare-knuckled brawl" that nearly kept him from serving another term on the DOT board.
Two former longtime employees of the Hall County Tax Assessor's Office have accused the chairman of the Board of Tax Assessors of padding his per diem time sheets for more than $47,000 in fraudulent expenses during a five-year span.
GAINESVILLE - Gainesville High School Freshman Academy principal Ken Martin has been named the new campuswide principal at Gainesville Middle School.
GAINESVILLE - The Georgia State Patrol plans to investigate Sunday's wreck in Dawson County that left a 33-year-old Dahlonega man dead and six people injured. Christopher Sams was headed east on Ga. 53 near War Hill Park Road Sunday afternoon when a Mitsubishi Montero crossed the center line and hit the Buick LeSabre in which Sams, his wife, Tonya, and their child were riding. The Montero, driven ...
When Mike Freeman first heard about the ShelterBox program, it piqued his interest. Freeman, a retired Episcopal priest and former president of the South Hall Rotary Club, was intrigued by the idea of delivering a box filled with needed essentials to major disaster areas. In January, after a year of application, review and training, Freeman's telephone rang at his home in Gainesville. The next afternoon, he was on a plane ...
Valentine's Day brought an especially sweet surprise for some Gainesville doctors. The Medical Center Foundation announced last week that an anonymous donor had given $1 million to purchase a robotic surgical system for Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Hall County firefighters responded to a singlewide mobile home fire at 1:47 a.m. Sunday. Capt. Scott Cagle said the mobile home, located on the 5000 block of Wallace Road off Athens Highway, was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene. Cagle said no one was home at the time of the fire.
It seems like everywhere you drive in Northeast Georgia, major roads are under construction. That may continue for some time.
Fresh from an appearance on "Late Night with David Letterman," Gainesville native John Lancaster is scheduled to appear tonight with country music singer Gary Allan on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 11:35 p.m., NBC-11.
GAINESVILLE - Gainesville city schools is working to fix some bookkeeping problems stemming from last year, according to a report school officials plan to make at the City Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. There were "many bookkeeping errors with entries during the past year, meaning most data is not correct," says the report, a memo Thursday from Superintendent Steven Ballowe and finance director Janet Allison. The ...
While no tornadoes touched down in Gainesville during Sunday's tornado watch, plenty of rain poured into the city - more, in fact, than Gainesville has received in a single day in nearly a year.
A wreck on Ga. 53 near War Hill Park Road left one dead, six injured and all lanes of Ga. 53 eastbound closed Sunday.
GAINESVILLE - Area school systems have been battling state funding cuts for years. And if January's numbers are an indication, they might be seeing a slump in 1-cent sales-tax revenue, which they've used for years for construction and renovation projects to keep up with fast-growing enrollments. The $1.8 million collected in January was "considerably lower than (amounts) we have been experiencing," said Will Schofield, Hall County schools' ...
East Hall and Johnson high schools have started a computer-driven instructional program to help students make up credits needed to graduate or shore up academic weaknesses before taking the state's all-important graduation tests. Hall County schools has spent $157,000 on software for the "credit-recovery labs" at the schools, in what could end up being a districtwide initiative. The school system "has been offering the opportunity for students to ...
Braving winter weather