Juanita Nicely craved cocaine four years ago. Now she leads support groups and helps others with their addictions.
Like a college sports team that always draws the big recruits, it seems Lake Lanier can always be counted on to attract large summer crowds.
The first big holiday weekend of the summer season at Lake Lanier produced the first tragedy when a teenager drowned Saturday at Burton Mill Park in South Hall County.
Monday brings the annual Memorial Day parade that is a delight for spectators but can cause headaches for motorists.
Today's kids may use their thumbs more than their arms and legs, but that doesn't mean they wouldn't put down the controller for a real bow and arrow or fishing pole.
Amid poolside barbecues, family vacations and day trips, officials are reminding residents to stay safe on the roads.
As the mercury on the thermometers stretches higher, it can mean only one thing for Lake Lanier law enforcement - time to scrape the cobwebs off the citation books.
Once Hall County commissioners vote on a final budget in upcoming weeks, they'll turn their eyes to the county's landfill fund.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners now has three choices to consider for the 2012 fiscal year: drastically cut expenses, raises taxes or fall somewhere in the middle.
Ava White knows how to teach slow readers, and she wants to help Hall County's students on a large scale.
Storms whipped through the region Thursday night bringing some much needed rain but also some damage and power outages.
A two-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon west of Dahlonega killed a 76-year-old resident of Ben West Road.
When students begin class at Brenau Academy this fall, they will not have the option to take typical high school level courses. Instead, they will be dual-enrolled at Brenau University.
Peggy Roper-Phillips can remember her high school graduation like it was yesterday.
Hall County has received $645,000 in state transportation grants intended to "enhance communities and improve quality of life."
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The August unemployment rate of just 4.4 percent in metropolitan Gainesville, which includes all of Hall County, is both a positive sign of local ...
Work is halfway done on the second phase of the long-awaited four-lane Appalachian Parkway on the west side of Cleveland.
After watching the weeklong trial, family members of Iris Romero-Banegas said they couldn't believe the not guilty verdict on murder charges faced by Ofelia ...
The two friends like to "hunt out" fun places to visit, and that search brought them Wednesday to downtown Flowery Branch, where they enjoyed a ...
Lydia Meek will not be held back.
Hall County schools and businesses want to connect students with employers. That mirrors state efforts, which have been recognized nationally.
The grounds are lined with trash rather than flowers. No birds sing from shaking limbs along the gravel road entrance. And the stray cats act ...
At one time, Taste of Gainesville was called Dinner on the Docks. But by any name, the fare is just as delicious.
Friends of Don Carter State Park sponsored the third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival on Saturday to raise awareness for the park and supply funding ...
New year, different trash
Sandy Rivera is teaching AP human geography - and an advanced placement course - at Gainesville High School for the first time.
For 14 years, Gene "Coffee King" Burch, 68, would hold court as the manager of Common Grounds Coffee Shoppe and Deli in Flowery Branch.
A Virginia man going the wrong way on Interstate 85 in Jackson County was killed in a fiery crash early Friday when his vehicle struck ...
Women shopping for and selling a variety of items, including clothing, accessories, home decor and Christmas gifts, filled First Baptist Church in Gainesville on Friday.
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