The debt-straddled Gainesville school system can go into next fiscal year, starting July 1, without approving a 2008-09 budget, but it must account for expenses and revenues through a monthly "spending resolution" it submits to the state.
A Gainesville jury on Tuesday found General Motors negligent in a rollover crash that killed a 14-year-old boy, awarding what may be a record amount to the parents who brought a federal lawsuit against the auto maker.
In two weeks, Gainesville residents will pay more for their garbage collection, but their property tax rates will stay the same.
Gainesville's traditional July 4 fireworks show is getting a makeover this year.
Chestatee Middle School is the Hall County school system's latest school to receive good news about its status under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
They made it look easy.
Chris Self, 30, of Dahlonega died Friday after his truck hit a telephone pole, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
The Rotary Club of South Hall County held its annual awards banquet recently at the Magnolia Grill. The 27-person club, which was chartered in 1985, celebrated its accomplishments for the year and awarded the following:
Terry Lathem grew up hiking, camping and otherwise spending time close to nature.
For the second time this week, a case of rabies has been confirmed in a raccoon in North Hall. According to Hall County Animal Control, a raccoon encountered a dog Tuesday on Shockley Road in the northeast corner of the county. Thursday afternoon, the Georgia Public Health Lab verified that the raccoon was carrying the rabies virus.
Saturday's 27th Annual Open Car Show & Swap Meet was a hit, despite the prediction of thunderstorms that did cut the event a bit short.
Hailey Glasper, 5, doesn't want anyone to get hurt.
Some people stay in on Friday the 13th to avoid bad luck, but a contingent of Gainesville folks choose to spend their evening with the dead.
Though has spent much of his life serving others, Jim Martin says he plans to continue doing so in retirement.
The Georgia Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of a Gainesville man who struck and severely injured a Hall County deputy with his car during an attempted drug arrest.
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.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
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.