Those interested in home schooling are invited to attend the Hall County Home Educators' free round table meeting on home schooling basics, laws, curriculum and methods at the Blackshear Place Library, 2927 Atlanta Highway, in Gainesville.
GAINESVILLE - With construction under way on Interstate 985's Exit 22, the Georgia Department of Transportation said several lanes will be closed through the end of the week.
North Carolina authorities now are looking into whether Gary Hilton is connected to the disappearance of a hiker there two years ago who was reportedly last seen with a man fitting his description. Meanwhile, the sheriff of Transylvania County, N.C., where an elderly woman was killed on a hike and her husband's remains are missing, said Hilton's van had a stolen license plate from his county when he was arrested ...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Transylvania County sheriff says investigators have established a positive link between the slaying of a North Carolina hiker, the disappearance of her husband, and the man charged with killing a young hiker in Georgia.
An Atlanta shopping center developer plans to build a 750,000-square-foot shopping center just north of Exit 24 on Ga. 365. Will Cobb, a broker with The Norton Agency, said The Gipson Co. is preparing a zoning application for about 200 acres on the east side of Ga. 365. Initial approval is being sought from the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Center as the project is a development of regional impact. <p ...
On Dec. 24, 2007, Georgia Department of Natural Resources site manager Angela Johnson received information, from an anonymous caller, of a possible conspiracy to steal valuable coins from the Dahlonega Gold Museum.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking for Gary Hilton's old van, which was broken down and abandoned on National Forest land in White County for two years but may contain evidence in the suspected serial killer's case.
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According to National Weather Service forecasters, the Gainesville area could see a trace of snow late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy has planned a fair from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight.
A portion of Sardis Road was closed for nearly two hours on Monday after construction workers broke a gas main.
Friendship, Spout Springs and Chestnut Mountain elementary schools have new attendance boundaries beginning in the fall.
GAINESVILLE - An apparent boiler explosion sent one Pilgrim's Pride employee to Northeast Georgia Medical Center Monday afternoon, fire officials said. Industrial Boulevard was closed as Gainesville firefighters worked to find the cause of an explosion that dented a rollup door on the outside of the plant. A representative for Northeast Georgia Medical Center said the patient is in serious condition, but would not name the employee ...
GAINESVILLE - Lane closures started Monday on Interstate 985 and U.S. 129 for a road widening project that should last well into the summer. The Georgia Department of Transportation is adding left turn lanes at Exit 22 of I-985 to make room for more vehicles on the road, said DOT spokeswoman Teri Pope. Once the $1.64 million project is complete, there will be two left-turn lanes for ...
Oakwood City Council voted Monday evening to raise council members' salaries, and the $250 per month increase will go into effect Jan. 1, 2010. Before the council's approval to increase council members' pay, Oakwood City Council members received $350 each month for their service, which totals $4,200 annually.
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.
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.