An officer in the Marine Corps Reserves who completed a tour of duty in Iraq earlier this year told a Gainesville audience that saw firsthand that counterinsurgency strategy was working.
The government's historic bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be good news to home buyers and some homeowners hoping to refinance if it leads to lower mortgage rates, as experts predict.
Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic has been elected as a regional vice president of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners reviewed a list of capital projects Monday that likely will be funded by the next round of the special-purpose local option sales tax.
When disaster strikes, will you be ready?
A decision on a high-density development on Enota and Yonah avenues will wait until property owners meet with the neighborhood residents.
Atlanta Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli spoke about the benefits of working together as a community to motivate people at the United Way of Hall County's annual campaign kickoff lunch Tuesday.
Oakwood City Council is set tonight to consider annexing 56 tracts as part of an effort to bring into the city unincorporated areas surrounded by city property, or "islands," scattered around town.
From staff reports The Brenau University Learning and Leisure Institute plans to sponsor a political forum on campus Saturday. The event, which is open to the public, will feature Democratic and Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, North Georgia posts in the U.S. House of Representatives and seats in the Georgia General Assembly. Also, surrogates for Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Democratic president candidate Barack ...
One of two men arrested on theft charges in Toccoa may face similar charges in Hall County, a spokesman for the Hall County Sheriff's Office said Monday. Daniel Arnot, 23, who was arrested in Stephens County and charged with several counts of theft and criminal damage to property, also is being investigated for similar crimes in Hall County, Col. Jeff Strickland said. "There is a possibility that there ...
Donating blood benefits more than those injured in car wrecks or natural disasters. Just ask Brian Ernst.
HELEN - It has been tried before, but officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are talking about outsourcing some lodge operations as a part of the proposed cuts to their state budget.
This is an occasional series about people who have chosen to move or return to Hall County.
With most diseases, the doctor just writes a prescription for medicine. But if you're diagnosed with diabetes, the most important part of your treatment is education.
Hall County soon could be home to the first education museum in Georgia.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.
Oakwood property tax bills are set to go in the mail today.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A Baldwin man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road in East Hall County, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.