Gov. Sonny Perdue is in China for a conference involving representatives of states and provinces from around the world.
Temperatures are still sizzling outside, but the summer is over for some 30,000 Gainesville and Hall County students heading back to school this morning. Area teachers and administrators have spent the past week getting rooms and hallways ready, and meeting with many students and their families at busy open houses at schools.
The day he began his new job with the Glynn County school district, Steven Ballowe was named to a newer job as interim principal of one of the county's two high schools.
Hall County sheriff's investigators will meet with a medical examiner today as they continue to look into the Sunday death of a 7-week-old boy. Maj. Jeff Strickland confirmed that the death of infant Chance Anthony Chapman is not believed to be the result of natural causes. He declined to release autopsy results pending further investigation. "At this time, it does not appear to be a natural cause of ...
Looks like the rabies epidemic in Hall County is picking up speed again.
Jim Cagle came prepared for the sweltering heat outside the Hall County Courthouse. He brought a folding chair and a towel to wipe his sweat-drenched face.
The Kiwanis Club of Gainesville has been making donations to area children for years, but plans now are under way to give homeless children a place to live.
A political forum this Saturday also will serve as a send-off for state House Rep. Doug Collins, who is set to deploy to Iraq next month.
The Educational Foundation and Museum of Beulah Rucker Inc. will be holding a free back-to-school rally Saturday at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Parents Reducing Incidents of Driver Error is a free, two-hour course designed to help parents and their new teen drivers ages 14-16 learn what they need to do during the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time required by Georgia law.
CUMMING - The bodies of two men were found Wednesday afternoon in an apartment building in Forsyth County in what officials believe may have been a murder-suicide.
Stan Luttrell and his brother-in-law brought their collective nine children to climb on and through fire engines Tuesday night.
Jeld-Wen, a Klamath Falls, Ore., maker of doors and windows, has announced plans to end manufacturing operations at its plant in Gainesville.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners and various department heads gathered Wednesday morning to brainstorm ways to save money by cutting fuel costs as the upcoming year looms with a tight budget and high gas prices.
Hall County has racked up its 28th rabies case this year.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.
Saturday morning, local residents will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville honoring veterans, both past and present.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
Hall County has set a Jan. 7 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.
A North Hall County family of four is homeless after a fire destroyed its home Sunday morning.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.