Despite the freezing rain that fell on Hall County for part of Tuesday, it seemed that few problems lingered into the evening. That's likely a welcome relief to local folks and officials who spent the end of last week and the weekend dealing with almost back-to-back weather events that dumped snow and a bit of ice across the region.
At about 5 p.m. every Wednesday, the North Georgia Screamin Eagles start gearing up to practice one of the rarest sports in the state of Georgia. Unlike other sports teams, the Screamin Eagles have no need for special shoes that make them run faster or jump higher. They only need eight guys, a soccer ball, charged batteries and a guard.
The Hall County Commission reviewed Gov. Sonny Perdue's Go Fish Georgia Initiative at a work session Tuesday, and will consider approving the engineering contract for related construction at Laurel Park at a Thursday meeting.
Authorities have not yet determined the cause of a fire that claimed the life of woman in the New Holland neighborhood Tuesday night. Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle described the victim as a middle-aged woman who was the only resident of one unit of a mill house converted into a duplex on Main Street, located off Limestone Parkway.
BALDWIN - Retailers along Ga. 365 are extending a hearty welcome to talk of additional shopping venues along the corridor. This follows a rezoning approval for a major residential development, which will have a shopping component, and an application for a major regional shopping center, both on Ga. 365 in Hall County. Carrie Wilder and her husband, Clint, own a 20,000-square-foot store in Baldwin that carries goods ...
Monday's Oakwood Planning Board meeting has been rescheduled for 7 tonight. The meeting will be held at Oakwood City Hall at 4035 Walnut Circle.
Freezing rain remains a possibility for Northeast Georgia, and the National Weather Service has extended the freezing rain advisory until 2 p.m. today.
The Gainesville City Board of Education is set to meet at 7 tonight, with a question-and-answer session on its charter system application set for 6:30 p.m.
A midmorning fire Monday heavily damaged a building housing a bookkeeping firm at 931 Ronnie Green Parkway. Four people were inside the offices of Gainesville Bookkeeping when they discovered smoke at about 10:30 a.m.
OAKWOOD - Gainesville State College is planning several Black History Month events under the theme "Changing the Black American Image Through History." A panel discussion is set for noon Wednesday on "The Color Line Revisited: Does Racism Still Exist?" The event will take place in the Continuing Education/Performing Arts Center Auditorium. Faculty, staff and students will hear from the students who participated in a peace march in ...
The Georgia General Assembly passed a long-awaited statewide water management plan Friday, but environmentalists found no reason to celebrate.
Hall County Right to Life is holding an oratory contest.
Nearly 300 people, black, white, old and young, joined the 38th annual Newtown Florist Club King Day March as pedestrians traveled through the streets of Gainesville Monday afternoon celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating what it has deemed as the accidental death Friday of a 16-year-old North Hall High School student.
After months of installation and fine-tuning, Grace Episcopal Church finally enjoyed the fruits of its labor Sunday during a consecration ceremony for the sanctuary's new $1 million pipe organ. The company Casavant Freres of Quebec, Canada, custom-built the organ which has three manual pedals, three keyboards and 47 rows of 3,000 pipes.
The First Friday events in downtown Gainesville have started up again and are expected to bring more vistors to the shops and restaurants around the square.
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