Fieldale Farms Corp. announced Friday it would reduce live chicken production by 5 percent, citing excess supply and the high cost of corn for feed. The announcement was made by Gus Arrendale, the company's executive vice president.
A spokesman for the Georgia Public Service Commission said Friday that Atmos Energy, which serves 10,000 customers in the Gainesville area, has filed for a $6.1 million rate increase. Bill Edge, a spokesman for the commission, said the application was filed in late March and would increase the average bill by $4.70 per month.
The family of a Gainesville man shot to death in a drive-by shooting 11 years ago got their first look Thursday at the man accused of his murder, bringing some relatives of Rigo Verto Verbuzco to tears.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of North Georgia that will remain in effect until 10 p.m.
CUMMING - Authorities say a 42-year-old Forsyth County man meant to harm his girlfriend when, after an argument, he struck her with his pickup truck while she walked along Shiloh Road.
ent in Athens, one week after a soldier from Gainesville was killed in a wreck in Killeen, Texas.
The Hall County Library System will be hosting Bible and Old Book Repair Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 15 at the headquarters branch at 127 Main St., Gainesville. Jack Kyle, a representative of the National Library Bindery, will be on hand to give free estimates of the cost of repairing or restoring valued old books or family Bibles.
Experts are at a loss to explain why the incidence of rabies seems to be so high in Hall County. In the first three months of 2008, there were 15 confirmed cases in wild animals, all but two of which occurred in March. Normally, Hall has about six to eight reported cases in an entire year. It's not unusual ...
Hours before Thursday night's performance for a paying audience at the Georgia Mountains Center, the Dallas Brass had a group of middle and high school students laughing, applauding and learning from their antics.
Carla Abshire was a little surprised when the phone rang at 4:30 a.m. Thursday at her home in Gainesville. On the other end was her husband, Mike Giles, who was calling to tell her about the stir he caused at an elementary school near Beijing.
Hall County and Gainesville students will get a one-day break between the high-stakes parts of the state's basic-skills tests they'll take later this month.
Two of the biggest recipients of city money, Gainesville's fire and police departments, presented larger-than-usual budget requests Thursday to the Gainesville City Council morning - despite the city's smaller-than-usual general fund for the coming year.
Boy, a sun-ripened, garden-fresh tomato sure would taste good right now. And every year, many home gardeners think, "This is the year I'll finally grow those tomatoes." Well, now's your chance to get started. Hall County farmers have been busy prepping their fields for the spring growing season, and they have some tips for the home gardener just getting started ...
LAWRENCEVILLE - The 20-year-old Gainesville man charged in a four-car interstate crash that left four people dead appeared in Gwinnett County Magistrate Court Thursday.
A boat sanitation company is trying to clean up its act after being suspended from operating on Lake Lanier.
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather