Commissioner Steve Gailey asked the board to consider approving a plan for a native plant preserve at the Hall County Board of Commissioners work session Monday.
The kids weren't searching for books, but for buried treasure Monday at the Spout Springs library. A dozen kids participated in "I Spy," a free geocaching class held for students at the library.
If you experience a medical emergency while hiking in the Chattahoochee National Forest, don't assume that rescuers will be able to reach you quickly. When 18-year-old Sautee resident Elena Rae Shaw fell off Mount Yonah on June 7, it became clear that the 911 system doesn't always work in a wilderness situation.
Jefferson police are investigating the "suspicious death" of a Jackson County woman found dead in a freezer. Billie Welty was discovered in a box freezer with the top open in her home by a family member Sunday afternoon. Autopsy results are not yet available, but Jefferson Police Chief Joe Wirthman said the woman's death was suspicious. Police ...
A Gainesville police officer is mourning the loss of his five-year partner. The city police department's oldest police dog, Argus, who was Officer Angel Vargas' partner, died last month after a brief battle with congestive heart failure.
A 4-year-old Clermont resident is receiving treatment at an Atlanta hospital after suffering second-degree burns on much of his body Monday.
A tax anticipation note will be the topic of discussion at a Gainesville City Board of Education meeting scheduled for this afternoon. Gainesville education officials said the move could loan the school system up to $5 million.
When you're done reading The Times print edition, consider saving it for the Humane Society of Hall County. Rick Aiken, president of the Humane Society, says the agency needs the newspapers for its kennels.
A prescription drug card that offers an average of nearly 23 percent off medications could be available to Hall County residents as early as September, Assistant County Administrator Phil Sutton said at the board of commissioners work session Monday.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with aggravated assault following an incident that resulted in the hospitalization of a 12-year-old boy, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
May 29 Wasabi 3446 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch Score: 77, Grade: C Hand sink blocked. Food uncovered in makeline and walk-in. No system in place for date-marking ready-to-eat and potentially hazardous foods. Storage on floor. Inspector: McDuffie Zaxby's 3718 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood Score: ...
firstname.lastname@example.org Joe S. Hatfield, whose founding of Fieldale Farms Corp. with brothers Lee and Tom Arrendale helped make Gainesville the poultry capital of the world, died Saturday. He was 84. "He was a poultry pioneer and a strong leader," said Georgia Poultry Federation President Abit Massey. "He'll definitely be missed." Hatfield, who held the title of Fieldale Farms Corp. president since it was founded, was ...
A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot by a 16-year-old boy late Saturday night on Floyd Road, officials said.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle was presented the Georgia Municipal Association's Georgia Key Citizen Award on Sunday for his exemplary contributions to cities and the state.
For the year, at least one of Gainesville's own will reign as the best in the state.
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather