Though Gov. Sonny Perdue has proposed creating a bass tournament venue with a "megaramp" on Lake Lanier at Laurel Park, some fishing enthusiasts aren't waiting for the state to take action. They want to get their boats back into the water now.
With record-breaking high temperatures in August, it was easy to forget that there had been record-breaking lows on April 7 and 8. Temps dropped into the 20s in the Northeast Georgia mountains over Easter weekend, killing blooms and foliage that had emerged early during spring-like weather.
A Forsyth County Sheriff's deputy arrested for domestic violence on Thanksgiving Day has lost his job with the department.
Brenau University is trying to determine whether it - as well as the Gainesville-Hall County area - can support a medical school.
Hall Sheriff's officials said goodbye to one of the old guard Friday with full honors, as Sgt. Stan Bullock, a longtime veteran of the department, was laid to rest.
OAKWOOD - An application has been filed for the first new thrift institution in Hall County in half a century. The new entity would be known as Home Federal Bank, which is the same name of a previous savings and loan association dating back to 1957. The new Home Federal's applications are currently pending with the Office of Thrift Supervision and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. While ...
Though it rained more than an inch in Gainesville for the first time in months, it won't be enough to keep Gainesville from recording its driest year in almost 50 years.
Since 2001, Hall Area Transit Red Rabbit buses have traversed Gainesville roadways sporting two shades of blue. But as of this month, four new predominantly red-painted Red Rabbit buses will operate three bus routes in the city. "We've frequently been asked 'Why are your buses blue if you're called the Red Rabbit?'" said Janice Crow, general manager for Hall Area Transit. Finally, after six years, bus riders can ...
DAHLONEGA - Two national education groups have named North Georgia College & State University's Linda Williams their 2007 Georgia Professor of the Year. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education selected her from more than 300 professors in the United States. The award is based on a professor's dedication to undergraduate teaching. It is determined ...
Laurel Park on Lake Lanier was named Friday as a site for one of 10 "mega-ramps" to accommodate large fishing tournaments.
Four Hall County Fire officials and multiple insurance investigators on Wednesday said the Flowery Branch subdivision fire that engulfed four homes during the early hours of Dec. 18 was caused by an undetermined accident.
To keep the youth of Hall County from shooting their eyes out, Sherman Pass shows them how to handle, know what to expect from, and how to be safe with their new Christmas BB guns.
Jackson County and Gainesville are close to finalizing the details for a plan that would provide an emergency water source for both, according to officials with the two utilities.
Money does not grow on trees. In fact, people in Gainesville have made more money by mowing them down and building houses and shopping centers.
MACON - Perry officials say their city is the likely site of a new $22 million hatchery and visitor center - part of a plan by state officials to promote fishing tourism in Georgia. Mayor Jim Worrall said Perry has been in contact with state officials in the past three weeks about the Go Fish Georgia Center being built at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry. <p ...
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.
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