The State Board of Pardons and Paroles' silence on the July 10 clemency it granted a death-row inmate in a 1991 murder case has stirred strong emotions in North Georgia, with ripple effects possibly leading to the doors of the 2015 General Assembly.
Lula held its inaugural fall festival Saturday, hosted by the Lula-Belton Historical Society, even as rain clouds threatened the cloudy blue skies.
Thousands of spectators showed up Saturday to one of Flowery Branch's much-loved annual events.
Hall County schools are getting ready for a big transition.
Concerns that Hall County voters will not approve a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax money to pay for capital needs have led local government officials to begin preparing contingency plans to deal with the potential loss of revenue.
Veteran newspaper executive Charlotte Atkins has been named publisher of The Times.
Hall County residents may be used to a variety of boats on Lake Lanier, but thousands watched several unusual crafts on the lake Saturday during the 19th annual Atlanta Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.
Walt Snelling waves to an appreciative crowd at City Park Stadium along with wife Carol, right, and surrounded by family members during a special presentation honoring the longtime Gainesville High announcer.
One in 5 Georgians are food-insecure, a statistic the Georgia Mountain Food Bank hopes to improve.
When it comes to its new Gainesville business, the Gay family hopes it's a dog-eat-healthy-treats world.
Right by the front door of Spout Springs School of Enrichment is a vending machine wrapped in kraft paper; on it, student signatures are scrawled across it, promising to make healthy choices. The machine's only option is bottled water.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners denied a claim by Publix Supermarkets for a refund on property taxes paid from 2011 through 2013, a move that has been repeated by other counties across the region.
When new jobs come to Georgia, new workforce demands come with them.
A Gainesville man indicted in June in the death of his grandmother has pleaded not guilty, according to the Hall County district attorney's office.
Two Gainesville leaders seeking re-election made a joint campaign stop Friday in Gainesville.
Brenau University honored six Northeast Georgia nurses Thursday at Featherbone Communiversity for their compassion, care and expertise.
Beginning next year, Newtown community residents will have access to even more locally grown produce than what currently grows in the Ruby Wilkins Community Garden.
All About Developmental Disability advocates asked the public Thursday to "be the voice" for people with developmental disabilities.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Looper Lake Point area in North Hall County after a person had contact with a rabid beaver.
The call came over the radio, a 10-7 (out of service) and 10-42 (end of tour of duty) for Georgia State Patrol Trooper Tyrone Collier Dillard. It was a call that gave a dignified sign-off for Dillard, who died while directing traffic Feb. 3, 1977, on U.S. 129.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners denied a request Thursday night to abandon a 1,200-foot portion of Beards Road in South Hall and intends to pave the dirt road instead.
An alleged drug deal ending in the death of the man police say was the dealer has led to two men being indicted on felony murder charges.
A Gainesville homeless man was indicted Tuesday on two counts of felony murder, having allegedly slammed another homeless man's head against a metal guardrail.
The metro Gainesville unemployment rate for August fell to 6.7 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7 percent in July, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Wednesday was the day for Directed Studies' annual Bug Extravaganza in the media center of North Hall Middle School. Students had to collect at least 25 insects over the summer for the independent study project and research their scientific classifications and names. The event also featured musical presentations as well as entomology presentations by the students and buggy treats to eat.
Oakwood police are asking for any information in the theft of six computers from a local Wal-Mart.
Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle traveled to Macon last week to represent only Hall County, but he came back as an advocate for 118 more counties.
ATLANTA - Georgia voters who are tired of political advertising this year should count small blessings: It could always be worse.