The number of May-September, or in-season, visitors to the Lake Lanier area dropped from 5 million in 2007 to 4.2 million in 2008, according to preliminary results of a regional economic impact study.
Gainesville police are seeking a man who robbed the Quality Inn on Jesse Jewell Parkway at gunpoint on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Representatives from Hall County governments met Wednesday at the Capitol in a show of solidarity to fix the state's disjointed sales tax collection system.
A 2-year-old boy was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital today after being scalded at home, officials said.
One year ago today, the nation's capital was abuzz as thousands of supporters made a pilgrimage to witness the historic presidential inauguration of Barack Obama.
Hall County officials will meet at 10:30 a.m. today with the Department of Revenue to discuss sales tax collection and distribution, a heated issue among politicians this year.
A Hall County-based organization is preparing for a trip this week to Haiti, joining up with groups worldwide to help the country broken by last week's earthquake.
No one was injured when a school bus carrying 56 students was involved in a wreck this afternoon, officials said.
Groundbreaking for the Dawson County Government Center, originally set for Thursday, has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 28 due to the threat of bad weather.
Just because the ground is near frozen doesn't mean you can't be thinking about gardening.
For some people, it may be hard to understand how ropes courses or other activities can build leadership, but some Hall County students have made the connection.
Gainesville Middle School science teacher Hugh McKinney has been named the city school system's teacher of the year for 2010-11.
The Gainesville City Council on Tuesday approved three alcoholic beverage licenses and discussed a potential downtown event scheduled for the spring.
OAKWOOD - For teenagers in Hall County, drugs are easy to get and easy to hide.
Here are sites where bottled water, peanut butter, cereal, granola and protein bars, baby formula and blankets can be dropped off:
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An early Sunday night wreck on Cool Springs Road near Nix Bridge Road led to three critical injuries and one non-life-threatening injury, according to authorities ...
A day at Lake Lanier turned tragic Sunday afternoon after a woman found unresponsive in the water died later at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in ...
A truck carrying six people overturned Sunday afternoon on Ga. 365 near Cagle Road in North Hall, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Reading and math have always gotten plenty of focus at school, but lately, so has health.
South Hall families learned earlier this year that nearly 200 children might attend a different elementary school come August.
About $60 will buy most local juniors and seniors a parking spot at their high school for a year, if they behave.
Freshmen often feel lost or overwhelmed in high school, but Gainesville High School wants to make the first year a little easier.
Students who attend Gainesville High School's nontraditional program, Wood's Mill High School, will now be housed in a modular unit.
As parents prepare their children to return to school by picking out new backpacks and purchasing school supplies, area schools are preparing as well.
Hubert "Gunny" Hunnicutt fought in the Vietnam War, so he knows the meaning of quagmire and stinging military defeat.
Becoming a teacher in Georgia will soon be a bit more challenging.
Put a muscadine in your mouth.
Brenda Carter arrived to the meeting late but showed no shy hesitation as she pushed her blind and special-needs child, Cortney Jackson, in on a ...
While at FBI headquarters in Quantico, Va., Jay Parrish talked with officers from Baltimore and St. Louis, two cities that suffered racial turmoil following high-profile ...
With one final weekend before school starts for most, local youngsters and their parents set out for the lake, the playground and beyond on a ...
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