Early Sunday morning, at the sound of a quack, more than 750 women filled Lake Lanier for the 2nd Annual Aflac Iron Girl Atlanta Triathlon. The participants, ages 13-67, came from dozens of states across the country. Held at the Lake Lanier Islands resort, the race consisted of swimming one-third of a mile, biking 18 miles and running three miles. Judy Molnar, the vice president of Iron Girl, ...
Tabitha Phillips does not remember the day she gained her affection for killer whales, but she knows the 1993 hit "Free Willy" had something to do with it. The film came out in movie theaters before Phillips was a year old, but made it to cable television by the time she was 3, and Phillips saw the flick for the first time with her dad.
A man was in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital after a fight at a South Hall home Sunday morning.
A Winder Highway liquor store under construction caught fire as a result of spontaneous combustion late Thursday, a fire official said.
Lawyers for a teen facing the possibility of the death penalty want the presiding judge off the case, though their reasons remain unknown to the public.
CUMMING - Shane Mullins and his brother, Mark, were driving along Canton Highway just before 11 a.m. Friday when they noticed something unusual lying in the middle of the road - a female black bear.
Once again, there's a pet store in the Publix shopping center on Thompson Bridge Road.
City residents have been very vocal in their opposition to a significant increase in property tax rates for the Gainesville school system, but on Thursday, it was the the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's turn to make a statement.
JoAnn Hitman is new to guns and their use. Having just bought one three months ago, she is now learning how to use one.
The festively colored ribbons on the holly tree at the corner of E.E. Butler Parkway and Academy Street NE are more than just decoration.
There was palpable tension between the public and the Hall County government at a public hearing for the 2008 budget at the county commission meeting Thursday.
Add bike helmet to the Flowery Branch police uniform.
Imagine a department established to protect Gainesville residents and their property. Its employees wear guns and badges; they write citations.
Road construction work has made traveling around Exit 22 at Interstate 985 a little more challenging in the past couple of months, as frequent motorists to the area have discovered. But work is winding down as road crews put the finishing touches on the project. The state has completed adding turn lanes at the entrance and exit ramps at I-985 and U.S. 129. Also, workers have finished adding turn lanes ...
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce awarded a farm market and a public relations firm with its top business awards Thursday.
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.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
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.