At Gainesville First United Methodist Church, Christmas is not defined by skin color, language or nationality.
As the level of Lake Lanier keeps dropping lower, it's like fishing in a goldfish bowl.
Both local school boards will be meeting Monday night, one discussing drug screening and the other talking about adding an athletic director position.
The holidays are a time to remember those we love, and those whom we've lost.
On one side of the hallway, kindergartners are taught science and social studies lessons in Spanish.
Wearing a helmet and western shirt, 7-year-old Dakari Oliver guided the Shetland pony named May through a figure eight as his mother looked on anxiously during Saturday's horse show at the Chicopee Agricultural Center.
"She did good," the small, bespectacled boy said afterward of his equally pint-sized steed, as he proudly showed off the green and white ribbons he won.
An employee of a Gainesville convenience store was recovering at an Atlanta hospital after being stabbed in the side during a Saturday morning robbery, police said.
The state labor commissioner said Friday that his department will provide assistance to workers who will lose their jobs at Peachtree Doors in Gainesville.
As Flowery Branch prepares for Wednesday's vote to finalize the city's tax allocation district plan, Oakwood begins its planning process Monday for the city's tax allocation district plan.
Although both Oakwood and Flowery Branch voters approved each city's TAD referendum on Sept. 18, Flowery Branch is slightly farther along in drafting the redevelopment plan.
Fearing the remote possibility of a life prison sentence, a 15-year-old girl pleaded guilty this week to charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl at the Laurelwood mental health treatment facility.
After 10 regular-season victories and three home playoff wins, the North Hall High football team is ready to take its act on the road.
The members of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will honor their former leader Sunday and have invited the public to join in the celebration.
The death of an esteemed English teacher has cast a shadow over a school that gets its name from the Cherokee word for "place of light."
Susan Jean Crawford, a 57-year-old Chestatee High School teacher, died Tuesday night after battling a brief illness. Bill Thompson, principal of Chestatee High, said Crawford had not been at school for about two weeks. She had checked into a hospital for pain caused by an infection, and she "never did come back," Thompson said.
To all the procrastinators in Hall County: Monday is the last day to pay property taxes before late fees kick in.
Lumpkin County officials and residents will gather in front of one of Georgia's oldest courthouses on Monday with a birthday cake and candles to celebrate the county's 175th birthday.
Gainesville City Council is expected to give the final go-ahead needed for Left Nut Brewing Co. to launch in the midtown area when it meets tonight.
Ebola rumors and confusion are nearly as out of control as the virus itself, according to a professor at the University of North Georgia.
The Hall County Civil Services Board voted 5-1 on Friday to rescind the termination of two Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies involved in an inmate's escape.
Gainesville Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel announced a plan to increase dual enrollment rates Monday at a Board of Education meeting.
The two victims of a fatal Saturday wreck in Gwinnett County have been identified as Gainesville residents Ramon Gonzalez, 16, and Yudel Jarquin, 21, Gwinnett police confirmed Monday.
One person was sent to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Monday on Athens Highway at Gaines Mill Road, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Oakwood City Council gave its final OK Monday to increasing the South Hall city's property tax rate by about 50 percent.
Two former administrators at West Hall Middle School were censured for manipulating Adequate Yearly Progress numbers in 2010, officials confirmed this month.
Students at the University of North Georgia will soon have internship opportunities at a special facility for patients with neurological disorders.
The idea to merge the Hall County and Gainesville governments has been floating around for decades but is now taking on new life.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice received a $750,000 federal grant for a re-entry program, with the intent to have a pilot program identified by next month.
As a lifetime bicyclist and co-owner of a Gainesville bicycle store, Nathan O'Neill more than welcomes the idea of a developed network of area trails.
No one was injured in house fire Sunday evening on Atlanta Highway in Gainesville, fire officials said.
Nearly one in 10 children will be sexually abused by the time they turn 18.