The drought and subsequent return of water to Lake Lanier may have made for fatter fish this summer and a larger population of fish next year, said Nick Jamison, a fisheries biologist for the state's Department of Natural Resources.
What a difference a year - and about 8 feet of water - can make.
As we pause to remember the sacrifices made by the men and women of the armed forces this Memorial Day, let us also remember to protect that for which they so valiantly gave all, our freedoms.
HOSCHTON - City well repairs, wastewater stimulus funding, employee health insurance and the police department's future were among issues discussed at three recent Hoschton committee meetings.
Jeremy Martin, 8, cradled the 20-gauge shotgun in his arms and yelled out "pull!" before blasting away at a flying fluorescent orange disc under the close supervision of a firearms instructor.
When a church is burned down, it can be a tragic experience for the congregation. That is why one local group is dedicated to supporting and helping those churches rebuild.
As you head out this weekend to the various Memorial Day activities, you may want to be sure to have an umbrella handy.
Like the water level, the number of boating accidents, boating under the influence arrests and drownings in 2008 all were down on Lake Lanier from previous years.
Now in his second tour of duty for his second branch of the military, Army Spc. Andy "Sully" Sullens isn't ready for a roadside bomb to keep him from his mission.
Nine Gainesville city school buses were damaged by an early-morning fire Friday that investigators said could have been caused by arson.
The Gainesville-Hall County Animal Control Department has reported the 11th confirmed rabies case this year, the latest linked to a fox in the Payne Road area of North Hall County.
Four local teachers have gained Master Teacher certification, a honor bestowed by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission based on gains in student achievement.
Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, has filled three key leadership positions on his campaign staff in his bid for governor in 2010.
Four community members donned caps and gowns to pick up honorary diplomas Friday alongside the 211 Red Elephants who graduated from Gainesville High School.
Although many construction projects tend to run over schedule, there's at least one in Helen that took less time to complete than expected.
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The removal of a child often results in three types of trauma, according to Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.
At 8:30 a.m., the briefs are organized and the coloring books are gathered. The robe goes on for Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.
Foster care is in crisis in Hall County.
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