One was a Little League coach for his son's baseball and football teams. Another was a guitarist who recorded his own music. A computer geek, a bicycle racer, a triathlete champion - the diverse list of talents and passions goes on, but these men all had one thing in common: They were Georgia soldiers who gave their lives for America while in combat. Portraits and stories of 40 soldiers are ...
They've imagined it. They've dreamt about it. Now, it's time to don the cap and gown and take that big walk across the stage.
A Gainesville woman accused of neglecting her dogs to the point that some were eating the carcasses of dead dogs inside a pen remained in the Hall County Jail Thursday.
Two people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened Friday morning at an electronics store on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners announced at Thursday's commission meeting it will partner with the Board of Education to build a recreational facility at the new school site near Spout Springs Road.
Larry Dent, a former deputy commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, has picked up the endorsement of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce in his bid for a seat on the State Transportation Board.
The number of rabies cases in Hall County this year continues to climb, with the 22nd case confirmed Friday.
Hall County Director of Human Resources Charley Nix will stand in as the interim county administrator after current Administrator Jim Shuler retires June 30, the county commission announced Thursday. Nix will temporarily hold the position while a national search for a new administrator is conducted and will continue to act as the director of human resources during this time. "He's a good man," Commissioner Bobby Banks said. <p ...
Kicking off at 10 a.m. Saturday, the new Spout Springs Library will celebrate its grand opening with a host of festivities. "This is something that has been long anticipated and waited for by the (residents) of South Hall," said Adrian Mixson, Hall County Library System director. "It's going to be greatly appreciated by the community." A few popular literary characters, including Clifford the Big Red Dog, Emily Elizabeth ...
There's at least one bank in Hall County that doesn't have to worry about the foreclosure crisis. The Chicopee Woods mitigation bank doesn't loan out money. Instead, it gives customers the right to destroy the environment.
The Gainesville City Board of Education explored some internal issues Wednesday morning, including whether an attorney should sit in on board meetings and when to hold closed-door sessions. The board held the retreat at city school board offices to review procedures, particularly as two of the members - Sammy Smith and Maria Calkins - are beginning their first four-year terms on the board. School administrators, including Superintendent Steven ...
Safe Kids of Gainesville and Hall County recognized many in the community at its annual awards banquet Thursday at Lakewood Baptist Church. "The purpose of Safe Kids is to prevent accidental injuries to children under the age of 14," said Safe Kids Coordinator Kimberly Martin.
The death of a 7-year-old Braselton boy in an ATV accident Monday has renewed concerns about the safety of children riding all-terrain vehicles.
Though it's been a stormy spring, there was not a cloud in sight at Wednesday's Blue Sky Concert. People of all ages came out to enjoy the nice day and listen to music while many hoped the temperate weather would stick around for the variety of Memorial Day weekend events. But it looks like they may not get their wish.
A 21-year-old man is dead after authorities say he shot himself in the head following a confrontation Tuesday morning with his ex-girlfriend near a bus stop in southern Forsyth County.
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.
Saturday morning, local residents will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville honoring veterans, both past and present.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
Hall County has set a Jan. 7 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.
A North Hall County family of four is homeless after a fire destroyed its home Sunday morning.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.