For the longest time, it seemed like Lake Lanier couldn't reach winter or summer full pool.'
Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign new juvenile justice reforms Thursday, but he previewed his goals for more criminal justice reform next year Tuesday at an Atlanta Press Club luncheon.
Though William Morris is just getting ready to step out into the world, he already knows he wants to make a difference in it.
Jurors began deliberations Tuesday afternoon on a Gainesville man charged with rape. Jose Luis Aguilar, 42, is charged with four counts of rape, two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. In his closing argument, senior public defender Travis Williams urged the jurors to consider all the facts of the case, rather than turn it into a question of he ...
National Day of Prayer is Thursday and a couple of events are scheduled in Hall County. At 6:45 a.m., a breakfast will be held at the Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St., Gainesville. Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to speak, along with Robert Myers, president of Toccoa Falls College. For tickets, which are $15 a person or $120 for a table of eight, contact Chuck Footit at 770-536-0592. Another event will be held at noon ...
The biannual Blue Sky Concert Series on the downtown Gainesville square starts today and continues every Wednesday at noon. The artist lineup is as follows:
The Hall County Animal Shelter recently transported 31 dogs to a New York adoption event, where they were all adopted.
Two Johnson High School seniors who were arrested Monday made bond that night and were released from the Hall County Jail.
U.S. News and World Report recognized several local high schools in its most recent report. The publication examines student-teacher ratio; college readiness, as judged on the number of students taking and passing Advanced Placement exams; and average proficiency in English and math, based on performance on state exit exams. Chestatee High School ranked No. 21 in the state. -East Hall High School: No. 30 -West Hall High School: No. 32 -Gainesville High School: No. 40 ...
When Mike Berg moved to Dawson County from Gwinnett years ago, he could have parked a lounge chair on a deck overlooking Lake Lanier and enjoyed retirement.
Dressed in black-and-white server uniforms, the senior administrators of Northeast Georgia Medical Center carried trays of food and refilled glasses as a show of appreciation for the organization's volunteers.
The Guest House may be without a hobby shop, but it won't be for long. Two separate companies stepped forward after hearing last week that the nonprofit adult care center had to leave its outbuilding behind after moving to a new location on Oak Street in Gainesville. Dana Chapman, executive director of the organization, said Georgia Power and Padgham Fine Custom Homes volunteered to build a new shop, where Guest House clients can participate in ...
Science and social studies teachers are sticking to the standards they've always taught as more emphasis is now being placed on those subjects in measuring overall school success.
Construction could begin this summer or fall at two major intersections on McEver Road in South Hall County.
Life at the U.S. Capitol is crazy, said U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, on Monday in his first live town hall meeting.
Visitors to Hall County schools could have a new security checkpoint to go through beginning next school year.
A Wednesday visit to Hall County by several German tourists served to illuminate a reality prominent in the U.S., and increasingly in the forefront of modern Europe - the tide of immigration.
A group of 11 Uzbekistanis, including farmers, businessmen and a representative of the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management recently visited Lanier Technical College to learn about its refrigeration program.
Area residents took to the sidewalk in front of the local Internal Revenue Service office, waving signs and encouraging people driving by to honk in protest of the agency and revelations that some conservative groups have been targeted by IRS agents.
Hall County graduation rates increased in 2012 from 2011.
Gene Jones was outside his Commander Drive home cutting his grass when he saw smoke pouring out to the road.
Gainesville City Council approved awarding the bid for the convention center and hotel feasibility study to consulting firms Key Advisors Inc. and the Bleakly Advisory Group on Tuesday evening.
Flowery Branch officials are estimating $1.4 million in expenses related to Sunday's historic rainfall, and so far it appears that most of the financial burden is falling on the beleaguered South Hall city.
Norfolk Southern officials said Tuesday that culverts in Flowery Branch were overwhelmed Sunday by the heavy rains that fell overnight.
Syfan Logistics is working to do its part to help victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma.
Sunday's historic flood in Flowery Branch has produced another problem for the beleaguered South Hall city - a 200,000-gallon sewer spill into Flowery Branch Creek.
Ridgewood Avenue will be closed at 9 tonight until 4 a.m. Wednesday while Georgia Power does work in the area.
A group from Germany will be visiting Hall County on Wednesday, looking to learn about American cultural life and political issues but particularly immigration.
The staff at The Longstreet Clinic Family Medicine practice in Oakwood hurried to move into its renovated site Monday, hoping to begin working from it today.