Hall County has been awarded $13 million for sewage system infrastructure improvements. The two Clean Water State Revolving Fund loans, awarded by the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority, will help finance construction of sewer infrastructure to provide wastewater services to the Mulberry Creek and Calvary Church Road areas.
Hall County Fire Services recently was awarded a $5,000 Heritage Grant through the Fireman's Fund and Papa John's Pizza, which was used to purchase "Buzz E. Smoke Alarm", a robot smoke detector that talks, sings and changes expressions as he talks to kids about fire safety.
Tommy Ward's family has been in the oyster business on Apalachicola Bay for half a century. His company, Buddy Ward & Son, is named for his late father, who started the enterprise in 1957.
The owner of a wild animal park near Dahlonega says he's grateful to everyone who came to his aid after the park ran out of water last week.
A young family of four lost their home and belongings early this morning in a fire on C. Loggins Road.
Hall County SWAT team members arrested a suspect in a Tuesday bank robbery in Suwanee this morning in Flowery Branch, officials said.
And so a new wave of watering restrictions washes over Gainesville. The Gainesville City Council approved a resolution that tightened the already taut watering restrictions Tuesday night at its first council meeting of November.
GAINESVILLE - Already feeling nostalgic about that August heat wave?
Few contested races on the ballots resulted in light turnout for Tuesday's elections across Hall County in an off-cycle election year.With most races uncontested, the highest turnout was in Flowery Branch, at around 21 percent. Turnout in Gainesville was below 4 percent for the City Council and school board races there.
It's a golden moment in a parents' life - when their child steps out into the world and gets a job.
The Hall County school board is looking at a land swap that would enable the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County to build a 25,000-square-foot center next to Lyman Hall Elementary School.
GAINESVILLE - Election Day is here.
Forty young athletes took the field at the Georgia Dome Sunday morning to compete in the Team Championship level of the NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick challenge - and 9-year-old Gainesville native Drew Atha took home first place for his age group.
Do you get a sinking feeling whenever you think about the drought? Maybe it's not your imagination. In some parts of the Southeast, extreme drought has made house foundations more vulnerable to sinking, cracking and leaking. The problem is occurring mostly in areas that have clay soils. "When the soil dries out, it contracts and pulls away from the foundation," said Tim Slater, owner of Tri-State ...
After delaying Gregg Kettyle's request to rezone 7.9 acres of property for an auto repair and junkyard business, the Hall County planning board on Monday recommended that the project be approved.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.