A year ago, Steven Ballowe received a glowing evaluation from the Gainesville board of education. The report was heavy in praise for Ballowe's innovations and how the system has drawn acclaim across the state for its educational practices.
Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Watts made steering a 1,000-pound chrome and steel beast through hairpin-tight turns look easy Saturday.
On this cool Saturday morning, the Oaks Miniature Golf course was bustling with sound. Lively folk music and rushing waterfalls blended in the background of people chatting as they lined up for their turn at the "Putting for Pets" miniature golf tournament.
The Gainesville City Board of Education's proposed budget for next year will only cut $1.4 million from its estimated $6.5 million deficit, documents obtained Friday show.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Enticing smells and jazzy tunes wafted down Main Street at Saturday's Taste of Flowery Branch.
Gainesville's Public Works Director Adrian Niles plans to retire from his post in August to pursue a higher calling.
As the economy slides, homes and businesses burn.
Green Street Pool will be closed to the public today during the hours of 1-5 p.m. for a swim meet, according to the Gainesville Parks and Recreation department.
What do "Hannah Montana," "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the INK children's museum have in common? They've all been nominated for Nickelodeon Awards, though not exactly in the same categories.
Hall County fire officials filed criminal charges against a man who accidentally set fire to a vacant mobile home early Friday morning.
A U.S. senator and a U.S. representative from Florida have introduced legislation calling for a comprehensive study of the water management, needs and conservation along the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system.
No one was injured in a fire that destroyed an upscale, three-story home on Hickory Hills Drive early Friday, officials said.
Meredith Emerson would have turned 25 this Friday. But instead of celebrating, her family and friends can only reflect on her absence from their lives.
DAWSONVILLE - Local and state candidates vying for votes in the upcoming July 15 primary told members of the Lake Lanier Association on Monday that they would do whatever it takes at the regional, state and national level to slow outtake and refill the lake.
Chickens and horses were a point of contention for many Hall County residents at Monday's packed planning commission meeting. Lora and Paul Cushard drew a crowd of unhappy neighbors when they asked the commission to rezone their property to allow them to operate a commercial equestrian center.
After nine days on trial in Hall County Superior Court in Gainesville, Paul J. Bennett still has lingering legal issues - he faces four misdemeanor charges brought by the state in a prior, separate incident.
AT&T is seeking to put up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
A former substitute teacher is now in the Hall County Jail after being arrested on a stalking charge.
A Clarkesville man was arrested Wednesday on a charge of enticing a child for indecent purposes following a Hall County Sheriff's Office undercover operation.
Gainesville firefighters put out a car fire this afternoon inside an auto shop at 894 Wills Street just off Queen City Parkway.
Gainesville Police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Some economic signs are encouraging, such as a surging stock market and industry expansion, but the area's housing market is still struggling to make a comeback in the wake of the nation's worst downturn since the Great Depression.
The glass in the front door at North Hall High School was found broken Tuesday morning.
Gainesville residents may not pay water rate increases to help fund the planned Glades Reservoir in Hall County, but they could still wind up on the hook down the road.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is appealing a decision by the Hall County Civil Service Board to reinstate two deputies terminated after the escape of an inmate from the Hall County Courthouse in July.
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