Gainesville fire officials are investigating two fires that broke out late Friday and early Saturday in a warehouse at 998 Industrial Blvd.
ATLANTA -- This season, North Hall's football team beat Elephants, War Eagles, Knights and Warriors on its way to school history.
BY BIANCA BRUNO firstname.lastname@example.org The reindeer weren't needed at the second annual Sterling on the Lake Winter Bazaar this year. Saturday afternoon, Santa made his grand entrance by helicopter instead. The red helicopter landed just outside the clubhouse of the subdivision and Santa was greeted by nearly 200 cheering fans. The Winter Bazaar, an event created by Newland Communities, featured more than ...
An in-home water audit is not as scary as you might think. No one shows up unannounced at your door in a suit with a stern face and a briefcase, demanding proof of your water expenditures and more money. In fact, it's just the opposite.
A man who was severely burned while working on an antique car Saturday was in stable condition after being airlifted to an Atlanta hospital, officials said. Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said the man, whose name and age were not immediately available, was working on an engine component of a vintage Volkswagen outside his home in the 56000 block of Oscar Gilstrap Road shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday when magnesium shavings caught fire.
One after another, the stories of redemption for repeat DUI offenders were told by Hall County State Court Judge Charles Wynne in a recent courtroom graduation ceremony.
As part of Gainesville's drought response resolution, the public utilities department held an information sharing meeting with its 50 largest customers Friday. In the meeting, some industry leaders shared some of their water conservation measures.
The city of Gainesville was not liable for flooding from Flat Creek that swamped a trailer park off the Pearl Nix Parkway extension, a Hall County jury decided Friday.
BY DEBBIE GILBERT email@example.com When it comes to treating cancer with radiation therapy, "almost" isn't good enough. If doctors don't direct the beam exactly where it's needed, the energy could slice through healthy tissue with disastrous results. Last month, Northeast Georgia Medical Center began using a new linear accelerator - a machine that delivers radiation - that offers an unprecedented degree of precision. <p ...
BY ASHLEY FIELDING firstname.lastname@example.org GAINESVILLE- Santa came to Gainesville on Friday morning, but it was city employees who brought the gifts. Carol LaMonica, senior secretary for Gainesville's Community Service Center, presented a check of $2,200 to a representative for AVITA Community Partners at the 49th Annual Mayor's Motorcade. Mayor's Motorcade is a statewide initiative to bring the holiday spirit to patients ...
The body of a man found hanging from a tree this morning was a 53-year-old former inmate of the Gainesville Diversion Center who committed suicide, Hall Sheriff's officials said.
A Dahlonega-based gospel band that features two sisters from Gainesville has been nominated for its first Grammy award. Karen Peck & New River is among nominees for the Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album announced Thursday in Los Angeles.
A lighting malfunction forced a brief evacuation Thursday morning at Sugar Hill Elementary School in East Hall.
GAINESVILLE - Visiting your child's school, checking out a child for a doctor's appointment or other school business now involves a computer - and maybe a camera - at many area schools.
Gainesville officials will take measures to save water when the fire department tests its fire hydrants next week. The Insurance Services Office will test hydrants in the city to determine their ability to put out fires as part of its evaluation of the Gainesville Fire Department next week.
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.
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