Gainesville Police Chief Frank Hooper received the Public Safety Officer of the Year Award for 2007-2008 on Saturday from Gainesville Lodge No. 1126 Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks.
Attorneys for Gainesville are fighting allegations that the city has discriminated against the owners and residents of two substance abuse recovery programs in the city.
GAINESVILLE - A Hall County school system bus was involved in a wreck on Gillsville Highway at Holly Springs Road in East Hall at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. No students were on the bus at the time, and the driver of bus 2711 was not injured other than suffering some pain in her knee, said Gordon Higgins, school system spokesman. The driver and the passenger of the ...
GAINESVILLE - A record number of Hall County high school students have been selected to attend the Governor's Honors Program at Valdosta State University later this year.
A contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has reached a $22,500 settlement with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for erosion violations at a South Hall work site.
A man was killed in a two-car accident on Ga. 11 near Clermont on Tuesday morning when he turned into oncoming traffic while making a left turn, officials said. Lewis Buster Wigington, 63, died at the scene after a car struck the passenger-side front corner panel, the Georgia State Patrol said.
As Oakwood's city limits expand, so will City Hall. Plans are under way for a 3,200-square-foot addition that will almost double the size of the current Oakwood City Hall on Walnut Circle.
JEFFERSON - The man accused of killing and burning his two children, their mother and grandmother in Hoschton is expected to enter a plea on April 17.
An obscure federal court ruling two years ago could end up having a big impact on boaters at Lake Lanier and throughout the country.
Four parishioners who attended a Saturday night Easter vigil at St. Michael Catholic Church returned to their cars to find their windows broken and belongings taken, police said. The thief or thieves used an unknown object to smash out the passenger side windows of four cars parked in the church parking lot at 1440 Pearce Circle, Gainesville police Lt. Brian Kelly said. Two of the cars were parked at the ...
Georgia is no longer in an exceptional drought. It's now in an extreme drought.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The broadcasting lab has been finished since Jan. 4, but nearly $110,000 in equipment has yet to arrive.
Barrow Regional Medical Center in Winder has made a last-ditch effort to appeal the approval of Northeast Georgia Health System's planned hospital in Braselton.
Eight-month-old Liam Howell is intent on learning to crawl, and he's getting all revved up for it. He's rolling and bouncing and kicking and doing push-ups, and accompanying himself by making little-boy sound effects with his mouth.
GAINESVILLE - Environmental engineers hired by the Gainesville and Hall County governments have outlined six priority projects that could improve the ecological integrity of the Flat Creek watershed.
Concertgoers look over items in a silent auction Saturday night at the Rock in the Spring fundraiser at Brenau University ampitheater. Proceeds benefit the local school Challenged Child and Friends, an early intervention center in Gainesville that provides special needs and typically developing children the opportunity to learn together and from each other. Local musicians Mid Life Crisis played at the event. Local musicians Mid Life Crisis perform Saturday night for the audience at the Brenau ...
Riverside Military Academy welcomed a new addition to its campus Saturday, something it hasn't had since 2005: A home for the school president.
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In anticipation of the summertime increase in lake recreation, the Lake Lanier Association held a Boating Safety Awareness Day Saturday at Lake Lanier Islands resort.
Jennifer Robson sits in front of her laptop computer and scrolls through a list of ads on an adult website, looking for a local woman to call.
To spot victims of sex trafficking, it takes the keen eye of an expert - one like Brian Johnston, assistant special agent in charge of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Human Trafficking Unit.
The potential for no left turns on Green Street has raised hackles along the busy, four-lane road, according to one of its most vocal business leaders.
With tears in her eyes, second-grade teacher Maria McConnell says goodbye to her class.
Hall County and Gainesville, on behalf of all the county's municipalities, each submitted their offers on the distribution of local option sales tax revenue Friday morning to visiting Superior Court Judge Frank Mills.
Fifty-two foreign nationals from more than 25 countries walked into the federal court in Gainesville at 11 a.m. Friday and walked out as citizens of the United States at noon.
Crowds came by both car and by boat Friday to the kickoff for the second annual Hawgin' on Lanier barbecue competition at Laurel Park.
As the state GOP convention officially came to order Friday, a small group of tea party and other activists stood outside to announce a large-scale voter outreach effort this year in part because they feel they can't depend on national Republicans to win elections.
Firefighters were called to a blaze this afternoon at a building off Jesse Jewell Parkway in the 1000 block of Airport Drive.
Flowery Branch is moving toward a fiscal 2013-14 budget with the tax rate remaining the same, but with local option sales taxes remaining an unknown factor because of an ongoing dispute between Hall County and the cities.
The 2013 graduating class of Gainesville High School has many accomplished students who are destined to do something meaningful with their lives.