A day of severe storms and possible tornadoes left numerous homes, schools and businesses damaged across Hall County and the region.
OAKWOOD - The pavement isn't all that's changing on Mundy Mill Road.
Though grant money for Hall County's Field of Dreams project fell victim to the state's budget cuts and delays, Hall County Parks and Leisure Director Greg Walker is confident the money will come, and asked the board of commissioners at Monday's work session to borrow money until funds come in.
Some much needed rain fell throughout the day, and the remnants of Tropical Storm Fay could bring much more in the next few days.
INK celebrated its sixth birthday Sunday afternoon with a scavenger hunt, a magic show by Jeff McClure and a special viewing of the television show "Phineas and Ferb." There was also pizza, cake, free temporary tattoos, and arts and crafts.
A two-vehicle wreck has stalled traffic in both directions in front of Reid's Cafe on Thompson Bridge Road in Murrayville. Hall County sheriff's deputies are directing traffic to an open lane in front of the restaurant. Some motorists, meanwhile, are taking detours on side streets.
Jurors will hear closing arguments this afternoon in the death penalty trial of Ignacio Vergara.
Lake Lanier may have lost out on Fay, but there's hope yet that rainfall this week will bring much-needed relief.
The Peace Corps is enrolling more volunteers nationwide, and Georgia applications are up 49 percent from 2007, said David Leavitt, a Peace Corps public affairs specialist.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
A sewer line blockage in the city of Lula Sunday afternoon caused more than 3,200 gallons of raw sewage to spill into a tributary of Hagen Creek, which feeds into the Chattahoochee River.
An out-of-state consulting firm will spend the next two months comparing how much it costs Gainesville's Public Utilities Department to serve customers outside Gainesville's city limits to the cost of providing those same services to city residents.
For the fourth year in a row, Brenau University was ranked as the 10th best education value in the Southeast by U.S. News & World Report.
A jury will ponder today whether Ignacio Vergara is guilty of murder in a drug-related shooting that claimed two lives six years ago on a gravel road in South Hall.
Two Dahlonega-based Army Rangers were sentenced to a total of five years in federal prison Monday for their role in a scheme to rob drug traffickers of cocaine at gunpoint.
Immigration attorneys are welcoming the shuttering of a Gainesville immigration detention center, owned by the city and operated by the Corrections Corp. of America.
Gainesville police offered a few more details into the search and chase of a Murrayville man who was found in the woods with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on Nov. 19.
Middle and high school girls heard a special presentation Wednesday about the importance of self-respect and setting goals.
Brenau University students got a chance to ease the stress of final exams week on Wednesday and play with puppies. The Hall County Animal Shelter brought some pups to the campus for students to visit with and forget about grades for a moment.
Special Olympics Georgia is looking for hundreds of volunteers to help with an event in Hall County next fall.
One person died Wednesday in a one-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road near Roy Parks Road in East Hall County.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader stood among the construction of the Brenau Downtown Center as workers continued to place the final touches of a renovation that's been nearly nine months in the making.
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.
DAWSONVILLE- Authorities say a single-engine plane on its way to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee lost radar and radio contact Monday night before crashing in a heavily wooded area of Dawson County, killing the pilot.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.