Wearing a helmet and western shirt, 7-year-old Dakari Oliver guided the Shetland pony named May through a figure eight as his mother looked on anxiously during Saturday's horse show at the Chicopee Agricultural Center. "She did good," the small, bespectacled boy said afterward of his equally pint-sized steed, as he proudly showed off the green and white ribbons he won. His mother, Rasheeda Swain, said: "I ...
An employee of a Gainesville convenience store was recovering at an Atlanta hospital after being stabbed in the side during a Saturday morning robbery, police said.
After 10 regular-season victories and three home playoff wins, the North Hall High football team is ready to take its act on the road. All the way to Atlanta. North Hall (13-0) took one step closer to a state title Friday night by beating Perry 12-10 in the Class AAA quarterfinals. The Trojans will play Cairo at 3 p.m. next Saturday in the semifinals at the Georgia Dome. ...
The members of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will honor their former leader Sunday and have invited the public to join in the celebration.
The death of an esteemed English teacher has cast a shadow over a school that gets its name from the Cherokee word for "place of light." Susan Jean Crawford, a 57-year-old Chestatee High School teacher, died Tuesday night after battling a brief illness. Bill Thompson, principal of Chestatee High, said Crawford had not been at school for about two weeks. She had checked into a hospital for pain caused by an ...
To all the procrastinators in Hall County: Monday is the last day to pay property taxes before late fees kick in. People can pay their property tax bills in person at all three tag office locations: College Square Shopping Center on Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood; Quillian's Corner at the intersection of Ga. 52 and U.S. 129 in North Hall; and the main office at the courthouse in ...
Lumpkin County officials and residents will gather in front of one of Georgia's oldest courthouses on Monday with a birthday cake and candles to celebrate the county's 175th birthday.
The state labor commissioner said Friday that his department will provide assistance to workers who will lose their jobs at Peachtree Doors in Gainesville.
As Flowery Branch prepares for Wednesday's vote to finalize the city's tax allocation district plan, Oakwood begins its planning process Monday for the city's tax allocation district plan. Although both Oakwood and Flowery Branch voters approved each city's TAD referendum on Sept. 18, Flowery Branch is slightly farther along in drafting the redevelopment plan. A tax allocation district is an economic tool that assists defined areas ...
Fearing the remote possibility of a life prison sentence, a 15-year-old girl pleaded guilty this week to charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl at the Laurelwood mental health treatment facility.
Gainesville City Council members spent about half an hour discussing a proposed Cleveland Highway development at their nearly two-hour-long work session this morning.
Every year, it seems there's a new disease people are worried about: West Nile virus, SARS, bird flu, MRSA. For anyone who wasn't around in the 1980s, AIDS may seem like ancient history.
GAINESVILLE - A planned development that was deemed not acceptable for the county might be just right for the city.
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BY JESSICA JORDAN firstname.lastname@example.org Gainesville native and war hero Spc. Channing Moss recently endured his sixth and final surgery. On Tuesday morning, Moss spent four hours at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta having his intestines reconnected to his rectum, allowing the soldier to ditch the colostomy bag he toted around for more than a year. His doctor, Capt. Erik Johnson, reported ...
Looking for some low-tech entertainment for the kids over the holidays?
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather