The Humane Society of Hall County announced Thursday will end its contract with Hall County Animal Control as of July 1, 2009. Humane Society president Rick Aiken said the nonprofit organization's board of directors voted this week to operate a "selective admission" shelter, which will not euthanize animals simply because of lack of space. Currently, the Humane Society has a contract with the county ...
A new law goes into effect today that will allow Georgia consumers to protect themselves from the ever-growing concern of identity theft.
Renee Reeves' two young grandsons swim almost every day in her backyard pool near Murrayville. She always made sure the 20-month-old, Phoenix, was dressed in a one-piece "flotation" swimsuit to keep him buoyant.
Allison Carpenter is returning to the stomping grounds of her youth, this time as a teacher.
The main parking lot to one of Gainesville's most popular parks will close for four days next month.
Hall County Fire Services is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a home at 8071 Lula Road Tuesday morning.
Waffle House is looking to locate in Flowery Branch, but the restaurant chain wants to do so under the city's old sewer rates.
On quiet evenings at the Hall County Library, a handful of people get together for the "best kept secret" in town and encourage each other to do what the librarians don't - speak.
For 162 property owners, any mortgage relief is coming too late. Their homes or land in Hall County are in foreclosure and due to be sold at public auction in front of the courthouse Tuesday.
West Hall High School has scheduled its freshman orientation for 7 p.m. Thursday in the school cafeteria.
Traffic deaths are down throughout the nation. But Hall County is bucking the trend with a death toll that has risen during the last two years.
The kids at Camp LifeSavers learned much more than the basic stop, drop and roll fire safety procedure, and they had fun doing it, too.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A Flowery Branch couple had enough of constant news stories about the drought, dropping lake levels and a poor national economy.
E. E. Butler Parkway is shut down between Jesse Jewell Parkway and College Avenue while a dead cow is being removed from the road.
The mother of a White County woman killed this weekend said she never could have predicted that her daughter's life would end the way it did.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Country music singer John Berry will be playing next Tuesday at Riverside Military Academy in his annual Christmas concert benefiting local nonprofit Challenged Child and Friends Inc.
The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus is going through a face-lift, with more than $2 million in total renovations scheduled to be complete in the first part of 2014.
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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