If walls could talk, those of the University of North Georgia's dining hall banquet room would have had a lot to say Friday afternoon.
The men and women that serve Hall County were honored Friday night during the inaugural Hall County Fire Services Awards Ceremony, held at the First Baptist Church of Gainesville's banquet hall.
Theodore N. "Ted" Oglesby was honored with a resolution in the Georgia State Senate chamber on Friday.
As state lawmakers prepare for the final week of the General Assembly's 2015 session, several high-profile bills have made their way from debate to a vote. Others, however, are tied up and may not survive.
Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce hosted the eighth annual Chamber Chase 5-kilometer race Thursday at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. Kenneth Slavik of Flowery Branch was the race winner. Race coordinator Megan Martin estimated more than 1,100 runners participated in the race, which marks an increase from last year's 1,000.
Sixth-graders in North Hall County spent Thursday morning dreaming of walking on Mars.
Local celebrity dancers expected at this year's Dance for a Cause have been announced.
Smoked salmon was in the emergency department and apple cake squares were in the surgery waiting area at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.
In a surprising move, the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to restore the Friendship Road name for a stretch of Ga. 347 between Interstate 985 and Ga. 211.
Gainesville City Schools is changing its director of athletics position, a move that appears to leave longtime AD, coach and local sports icon Wayne Vickery out of his job.
Authorities transported a man in serious condition to the hospital after a wreck on Dawsonville Highway at Ga. 306.
Two men were found with gunshot wounds at their neighboring Mount Airy homes on Wednesday.
Authorities say an 18-year-old Gainesville man stabbed his older brother after an early morning argument on Marlow Drive.
The Habersham County government reached a settlement agreement with the family of a toddler critically injured by a flash grenade in May.
Hall County continues to lead the state in putting people into jobs.
In the first three months of 2015, more than a handful of Hall County foster care kids with the Division of Family and Children Services spent an average of two nights in a hotel.
"I know that lonely, dark feeling," said Chris Dorsey, an Iraq War veteran from Winder.
Capping off the week honoring crime victims, the Hall County Solicitor's Office and District Attorney's Office will hold its annual butterfly release at 11 a.m. Friday.
Gateway Domestic Violence Center will put on a fundraiser Friday evening at the Chattahoochee Country Club featuring cocktails, heavy hors d'oeuvres and an extensive silent auction.
With this week's voluntary recall of all Blue Bell Creameries products, some schools across Georgia faced a choice about removing items from the cafeteria line. But in Hall County and Gainesville, no such dairy quandary exists.
Earth Day got off to a good start in Gainesville on Wednesday as members of the Atlanta Botanical Garden and city representatives gathered in the downtown square to plant flowers and other vegetation.
A fourth-generation family farmer known across the country for her cattle and equine expertise is Hall County's 2015 Farmer of the Year.
While environmental issues are more ingrained in the public mind than ever, Earth Day isn't treated with the same level of gravitas in America that it was when first celebrated 45 years ago today, according to some local academics and activists.
President Barack Obama has allocated federal aid funding to assist Hall County and other regions affected by an ice storm in mid-February, which toppled trees and knocked out power to tens of thousands of residents.
The Clermont Town Council talked Tuesday night about holding a straw poll or nonbinding resolution on whether to allow beer and wine sales on U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway, a major road running through town.
At Lanier Charter Career Academy, horticulture students grow herbs while cosmetology students work in the school's onsite salon.
Construction is underway on a future Brenau University athletic complex.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will consider awarding a $61,000 contract to demolish and rebuild a tennis court in the Village at Deaton Creek subdivision when it meets Thursday night.