Gainesville City Schools will host a summer meal program open to the public through June 28 at Gainesville Middle School. The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Education's School Nutrition Program. Children 18 years and younger are eligible to eat at no cost. Adult charges are $1.50 for breakfast and $2.75 for lunch. People interested in participating may contact Michelle Bell or Louvenia Richardson at 770-534-4237. Flowery Branch High School teacher up ...
Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he's willing to use state money to start deepening the Port of Savannah's busy shipping channel without waiting for funding from Washington as long as the federal government promises to pay its share of the $652 million project later.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the North Georgia Detention Center and the American Red Cross to host a blood drive to honor victims of natural disasters both close to home and hundreds of miles away.
A man was shot and killed Monday evening in the parking lot outside the Peppers Market off E.E. Butler Parkway in Gainesville.
Flowery Branch is Hall County's fastest-growing city, expanding 2.7 percent between July 2011 and July 2012, according to recently released census statistics.
"Do you feel nourished?" That's what rising seventh-grader Christina Antoci asked Adrianna Silva after wiping toner from her face Monday.
City Council members are scheduled to consider several items at their meeting this evening. On the agenda are raising city water and sewer prices, adopting a West Gainesville-Hall County opportunity zone, setting the 2014 property tax rate for the Gainesville Board of Education and changing the ordinance on annexations initiated by the city.
A Gainesville man was charged with using a gun with a filed-off identification number after a man was shot in the hand outside the J&J Foods on Jesse Jewell Parkway just before midnight Saturday.
The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education tentatively adopted its fiscal year 2014 budget at its Monday night work session.
The Hall County Board of Education voted Monday night to OK a tentative $200 million budget for fiscal 2013-14, which begins July 1.
Sylvester B. Jones Elementary School has undergone extensive renovations to prepare for a future when it could be once again at full capacity.
Thurmon Tanner Parkway in Oakwood is continuing to buzz with activity. The city's planning commission voted last month to recommend approval to rezone and annex nearly 11 acres in the 4000 block of the four-lane road for Aerocom to set up offices. The company is moving from leased space in the Oakwood Industrial South Park off Rafe Banks Drive to slightly larger offices - about 12,000 square feet - in the burgeoning Tanners Creek Business ...
A stagnant motor pool at the Hall County Sheriff's Office will soon be invigorated with several new patrol cars.
Physician Linwood Zoller's first stop Monday through Friday is the Hall County Jail. He practices a different kind of medicine than in his private practice.
Rain returned to the area Sunday night and might settle in for much of today. For the past couple weeks or so, residents have gotten a break in the soggy weather that has characterized the area's weather for most of the year. Thunderstorms blew through the area Sunday, dropping more than a third of an inch of rain at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville. About 1,000 households in Gainesville served by Jackson Electric Membership ...
Solar energy is going to play an increasingly important role in the next 20 years, Georgia Public Service commissioners said Monday during a panel discussion of the state's solar industry.
The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education voted Monday night to approve its fiscal 2013-14 budget.
"A millage rate increase does not automatically mean anyone's taxes are going up."
Mike Little got the phone call 15 minutes after Sunday's shooting at Tadmore Park in East Hall.
Hall County commissioners are scheduled to decide the fate of LL Farms, but county officials are already proposing new ordinances to deal with agricultural sites used to hold various events.
A rabies alert was issued for the Briarwood Drive area off Cleveland Highway in Gainesville after a rabid bat was found in a home there.
A spectator at a soccer game in East Hall on Sunday afternoon died after he was shot repeatedly at close range.
This year's deluge of rain has pushed off by nearly six months the completion date of the Ga. 347 widening between Interstate 985 and Ga. 211/Old Winder Highway.
With summer officially starting on Friday, temperatures have already started to rise.
Hall County Fire Services wants to ensure little ones enjoy a safe summer, and will again host Camp LifeSavers during July at various county sites.
One person was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a wreck Sunday afternoon on Howard Road in Gainesville.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is considering new regulations for businesses that want to allow customers to buy or consume alcohol on their premises.
Prior to today's first public hearing on the Hall County school budget and proposed millage rate increase, Deputy Superintendent Lee Lovett will host a budget seminar.
In 2011, citing Fourth Amendment concerns, the Georgia legislature gutted a Senate bill that would have allowed collection of DNA evidence upon arrest for those charged with felonies.
Georgia State Patrol is investigating a crash that resulted in serious injury to a bicycle rider on Bryant Quarter Road near Cobb Griffin on Sunday.