The debt-straddled Gainesville school system can go into next fiscal year, starting July 1, without approving a 2008-09 budget, but it must account for expenses and revenues through a monthly "spending resolution" it submits to the state.
A Gainesville jury on Tuesday found General Motors negligent in a rollover crash that killed a 14-year-old boy, awarding what may be a record amount to the parents who brought a federal lawsuit against the auto maker.
In two weeks, Gainesville residents will pay more for their garbage collection, but their property tax rates will stay the same.
Gainesville's traditional July 4 fireworks show is getting a makeover this year.
Chestatee Middle School is the Hall County school system's latest school to receive good news about its status under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
They made it look easy.
Chris Self, 30, of Dahlonega died Friday after his truck hit a telephone pole, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
The Rotary Club of South Hall County held its annual awards banquet recently at the Magnolia Grill. The 27-person club, which was chartered in 1985, celebrated its accomplishments for the year and awarded the following:
Terry Lathem grew up hiking, camping and otherwise spending time close to nature.
For the second time this week, a case of rabies has been confirmed in a raccoon in North Hall. According to Hall County Animal Control, a raccoon encountered a dog Tuesday on Shockley Road in the northeast corner of the county. Thursday afternoon, the Georgia Public Health Lab verified that the raccoon was carrying the rabies virus.
Saturday's 27th Annual Open Car Show & Swap Meet was a hit, despite the prediction of thunderstorms that did cut the event a bit short.
Hailey Glasper, 5, doesn't want anyone to get hurt.
Some people stay in on Friday the 13th to avoid bad luck, but a contingent of Gainesville folks choose to spend their evening with the dead.
Though has spent much of his life serving others, Jim Martin says he plans to continue doing so in retirement.
The Georgia Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of a Gainesville man who struck and severely injured a Hall County deputy with his car during an attempted drug arrest.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather