For years, Gainesville Bank & Trust had been a major sponsor of many civic and charitable events in Hall County. When news of the bank's merger with SunTrust was announced, it sent shock waves through many of the organizations that depended on the bank's sponsorship.
When I wake up in the morning, the furthest thing from my mind is, "I saved someone's life."
An assistant principal at Johnson High School was in stable but in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital's intensive care unit Friday after a one-car wreck on Poplar Springs Road, school officials said. Mike Adcock was flown by helicopter to Grady Memorial Hospital after he was trapped in his truck for more than an hour following the 6 a.m. accident, Hall County school system spokesman Gordon Higgins said. <font ...
A 3-year-old girl suffered minor burns to her ankle while playing with a lighter Friday in an incident that a Hall County fire official said could have been much worse. The girl, who was not named by officials because of federal privacy laws, was taken to the Lanier Park campus of Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment of first- and second-degree burns, Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said. <p ...
Spirits were high on Friday night as the sun was setting and devotion and worship began at the tent revival held by St. Paul United Methodist Church of Gainesville.
Local hospital officials were not surprised when a national report this week indicated that the average patient waits about an hour to see a doctor in the emergency room.
Parents of Flowery Branch school children will have their first chance to comment on the Hall County school system's plans to reconfigure the area's schools on Monday. With a new $36.5 million school complex on Spout Springs Road slated to open in August 2009, educators have decided to shuffle grade levels at the schools in the area, C.W. Davis Middle and Flowery Branch High, to accommodate the growth in South ...
You'd think that screening for cancer would always be beneficial. But in some cases, it may do more harm than good.
Perfect and beautiful accounts of history came easily from Gladystine Green.
Ten-year-old Owen Rager and his family make the short trip to Buford's Aquamarina Lazy Days from their suburban Gwinnett County home at least once a week to take their 21-foot Sea Ray out of a multideck dry storage and go boating on Lake Lanier.
Samantha Taylor, 17, and her 14-year-old friend, Keke Harris, clapped their hands in rhythm, laughed and swayed to the beat as a pair of young hip-hop artists busted rhymes Saturday afternoon on the stage of the Georgia Mountains Center arena.
During its work session at 9 a.m. Monday, the Hall County Board of Commissioners will hear from the Hall County Engineering Division and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the feasibility of extending some of the closed boat ramps on Lake Lanier.
GILLSVILLE - Three and a half months after he was injured in battle, Pvt. Nathon Bagwell, 24, spent the night in his own bed Thursday. Once his family removed the door frame and his wheelchair could fit in his bedroom, Bagwell reveled in the privacy he had not had in a long time.
A former Gainesville Middle School principal faces misdemeanor domestic violence charges.
Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland has named Emir Caner, a former Sunni Muslim who converted to Christianity, as its eighth president. The Board of Trustees voted in favor of the selection in a meeting Friday.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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