The director of the U.S. Air Force 60th Anniversary Task Force told Gainesville Rotarians on Monday that the Air Force is facing a fiscal challenge in the effort to modernize and capitalize its operational systems and equipment.
With a forecast calling for rain over the next five days, there just might be one more thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Federal officials say they will decide next month whether to further reduce water released into Florida from north Georgia's Lake Lanier and other reservoirs. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages regional water resources, said Monday at a court hearing in Jacksonville it will announce by Dec. 7 whether to cut water flows by another 5 percent.
GAINESVILLE - Gainesville schools Superintendent Steven Ballowe asked the City Board of Education Monday night to hold back on some $2.5 million in projects to better prepare the district for the costs of a sixth elementary school.
Though Hall County Sheriff's Capt. Danny Woods was in on the ground floor of planning for the new $54 million Hall County jail, he didn't expect to be its first commander.
The Oakwood Zoning and Planning Board met Monday evening and approved the annexation of two private properties currently used as residences. The properties are two of more than 100 parcels of land Oakwood has annexed since Jan. 1. The two parcels amount to about two acres.
As Lake Lanier sunk past its previous record low level Monday night, a panel of experts in Lumpkin County deferred many questions about the future to God.
In honor of National Family Week, Gainesville's Interactive Neighborhood for Kids opened its doors Sunday afternoon to dozens of local families for a special Honoring Families Celebration. The celebration featured a variety of family-oriented events such as a magic show, face painting, pottery painting and a live reading of a Dr. Seuss book from State Rep. Doug Collins. The event was specifically aimed at honoring people ...
BY JEFF GILL firstname.lastname@example.org GAINESVILLE - The National Alliance of Black School Educators has presented a lifetime achievement award to a pioneering black educator with ties to Gainesville's segregation past. The National Alliance of Black School Educators, which is based in Washington, D.C., honored Ulysses Byas during its 35th annual conference Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. "I consider the selection of me ...
A 26-year-old Gainesville man was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60 near the Silverwood subdivision in Hall County. Georgia State Patrol responded to the accident at about 3 a.m. According to the accident report, Adrian Harper, 26, lost control of his vehicle, collided with an embankment and was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Harper was not wearing a seat belt, and officials ...
GAINESVILLE - A local organization serving young adults with disabilities has two new co-directors dedicated to improving their quality of life. In September, Brad Whitmire and Margie Sinclair joined the staff of Our Neighbor Inc., a nonprofit organization that aims to give independence to young adults with physical disabilities. "We want them to become truly independent, where they don't have a full-time caregiver," Sinclair said this week ...
The Hall County Fire Department responded to a residential fire at 5:10 p.m. Sunday in the 5000 block of Overby Road in Flowery Branch. Audra Thompson and her 11-year-old daughter were home when the fire began in the garage. Hall County Fire Capt. Scott Cagle said the fire was possibly caused because of combustible items located too closely to the gas water heater. The home is valued at $175,000, and the fire ...
As a record-setting drought continues to bake Northeast Georgia, Lake Lanier's water level on Sunday neared its lowest since it began filling up more than 50 years ago.
It seems like they're everywhere. They stand outside in the cold at shopping malls and grocery stores, ringing, ringing, ringing those little bells as passersby toss coins into the red kettle.
It may come as a surprise to some gardeners that a drought-tolerant landscape does not have to be a yard filled with silk flowers and cactuses.
"Go Big Red!"
The regional youth detention center in Gwinnett County is closing in June, with some offenders set to transfer to the Gainesville RYDC, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Thursday evening.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged a home on Etta Vesta Circle in Gainesville, authorities said.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.
Immigration attorneys are welcoming the shuttering of a Gainesville immigration detention center, owned by the city and operated by the Corrections Corp. of America.
Gainesville police offered a few more details into the search and chase of a Murrayville man who was found in the woods with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on Nov. 19.
Middle and high school girls heard a special presentation Wednesday about the importance of self-respect and setting goals.
Brenau University students got a chance to ease the stress of final exams week on Wednesday and play with puppies. The Hall County Animal Shelter brought some pups to the campus for students to visit with and forget about grades for a moment.
Special Olympics Georgia is looking for hundreds of volunteers to help with an event in Hall County next fall.
One person died Wednesday in a one-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road near Roy Parks Road in East Hall County.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader stood among the construction of the Brenau Downtown Center as workers continued to place the final touches of a renovation that's been nearly nine months in the making.
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.