A child playing with a cigarette lighter accidentally set a house on fire Wednesday morning, leaving a Gainesville family homeless.
A former bookkeeper for ZF Industries has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than a half-million dollars from the Gainesville company. A Hall County grand jury returned the 30-count indictment against Charlotte Jo Baghose, 65, on Thursday. She was indicted on one count of felony theft by taking and 29 counts of forgery.
The city of Gainesville's Aviation Advisory Committee recommended Tuesday the paving of a new parking area for tied-down airplanes to make way for an instrument landing system at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport. The open space beside the airport's longest runway is required for the system, an electronic guidance system used by pilots during periods of low visibility. The instrument landing system was funded by Congress in fiscal year ...
What do you do if your old washing machine conks out and you don't have a truck to haul it to the landfill? Maybe you just shove it out on the porch until you can figure out what to do with it. But now there's a better alternative.
WASHINGTON - Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue is acknowledging what his counterpart from Alabama suggested last week - the outlook isn't promising for a water-sharing agreement between those two states and Florida.
A violent sexual predator, considered a fugitive after failing to register with Ohio authorities in 2006, was arrested in his home in Flowery Branch, officials said Tuesday.
GAINESVILLE - After garnering nearly 450 responses from the general public last fall, the Gainesville-
GAINESVILLE - The runner-up in the Hall County spelling bee placed second at the district bee Saturday, earning the right to compete in the state spelling bee. East Hall Middle School principal Kevin Bales sent an e-mail to faculty and staff Saturday congratulating eighth-grader Jonathan Casas on his performance at Collins Hill High School in Suwanee. The state bee, sponsored by the Georgia Association of Educators, is ...
CUMMING - The Forsyth County school system is planning its 2008 Educator Job Fair for 5-8:30 p.m. Friday at South Forsyth High School, 585 Peachtree Parkway.
Misery loves company.
In her 11 years at Brenau University, Anna Wilkins hasn't seen a flu season like this one.
The Hall County school system typically redraws attendance boundary lines when it prepares to open a school. But the system is looking at another option that won't require families to change school districts when it opens the new high school in South Hall in the fall of 2009.
Two people were killed and five were injured as the result of a four-car collision in Barrow County Sunday, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Kathern Collier, 7, and Nancy Hamrick, 69, both of Winder, died Sunday afternoon in a four-car collision at the intersection of Ga. 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners proposed to reimburse Flowery Branch up to $75,000 for upgrading the city's Martin Road Elementary sewer pump station Monday.
By the end of this week, motorists in the Northside Drive area will have a little more time to stop and think.
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