The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. announced Thursday that its stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the adoption of a merger agreement with Mars Inc.
Hall County Solicitor-General Larry Baldwin was named to a newly-created third state court judgeship Thursday by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to begin construction on the Mulberry Creek Community Center in South Hall and to approve a lease agreement with Northeast Georgia Health Systems to operate the county's primary care clinic at a board meeting Thursday morning.
Authorities spent Thursday afternoon investigating a fire at a singlewide mobile home where the body of a man was found.
Jonathan Davis, operations project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Lanier, has been given a temporary assignment to the corps' headquarters in Washington.
Hall County's Drug Free Communities workgroup is one of only three groups in Georgia to receive federal funds from the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Gainesville's annual curbside leaf pickup is set to begin Oct. 6 and will run through Jan. 30.
Hall County has now recorded its 35th and 36th cases of rabies for 2008. According to Hall County Animal Control, a skunk came into contact with a dog on Sept. 19 near Whiporwill Road in East Hall. Then on Sept. 20, there was a similar encounter between a skunk and a dog near Montclair Circle in North Hall. Remains from both of the skunks were sent to the Georgia Public Health Lab in Decatur on ...
The Lake Lanier Association's 20th annual Shore Sweep on Saturday will be historic in more ways than one.
Two Gainesville residents have been charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs.
A Flowery Branch man avoided a life sentence but still received a lengthy prison term for holding a former girlfriend against her will and beating her.
Gainesville police are looking for two suspects who reportedly robbed a restaurant on Atlanta Highway around 9 this evening.
The Hall County Library System is preparing for the worst in case it loses local funding on top of up to $38,000 it could lose from the state.
At the City Council's work session Thursday, Gainesville City Councilman Danny Dunagan questioned why city marshals need to wear fatigues and carry firearms.
A peak inside the World Language Academy reveals many uncommon scenes.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
Holiday festivities in the area will cause some frequently used streets to shut down for awhile this weekend.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.
Georgia Power has increased the ways customers can learn about outages.
Three hundred Fair Street kids attended the American Dental Association's "Give Kids a Smile" program for underserved children on Friday at Fair Street Elementary School, said principal William Campbell. Players from the Atlanta Falcons signed autographs, posed for photos and handed out Tony Gonzalez dolls.
A Jefferson man has been arrested and charged in the death of a teenage girl and her unborn child, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported Friday.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.
Children can get helmets this Saturday during a giveaway at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.