Since 2001, Hall Area Transit Red Rabbit buses have traversed Gainesville roadways sporting two shades of blue. But as of this month, four new predominantly red-painted Red Rabbit buses will operate three bus routes in the city. "We've frequently been asked 'Why are your buses blue if you're called the Red Rabbit?'" said Janice Crow, general manager for Hall Area Transit. Finally, after six years, bus riders can ...
DAHLONEGA - Two national education groups have named North Georgia College & State University's Linda Williams their 2007 Georgia Professor of the Year. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education selected her from more than 300 professors in the United States. The award is based on a professor's dedication to undergraduate teaching. It is determined ...
Laurel Park on Lake Lanier was named Friday as a site for one of 10 "mega-ramps" to accommodate large fishing tournaments.
Four Hall County Fire officials and multiple insurance investigators on Wednesday said the Flowery Branch subdivision fire that engulfed four homes during the early hours of Dec. 18 was caused by an undetermined accident.
To keep the youth of Hall County from shooting their eyes out, Sherman Pass shows them how to handle, know what to expect from, and how to be safe with their new Christmas BB guns.
Jackson County and Gainesville are close to finalizing the details for a plan that would provide an emergency water source for both, according to officials with the two utilities.
Money does not grow on trees. In fact, people in Gainesville have made more money by mowing them down and building houses and shopping centers.
MACON - Perry officials say their city is the likely site of a new $22 million hatchery and visitor center - part of a plan by state officials to promote fishing tourism in Georgia. Mayor Jim Worrall said Perry has been in contact with state officials in the past three weeks about the Go Fish Georgia Center being built at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry. <p ...
Thanks to an Atlanta radio station, Cathryn Hollabaugh and Bob Powers traded in their walking shoes for car keys.
Forsyth County authorities are looking for a long-haired woman driving a black or dark blue Jeep with damage to the front left bumper area.
Authorities charged two men with armed robbery Thursday morning after a taxi driver was robbed on Flat Creek Drive, according to Hall County Sheriff's Sgt. Kiley Sargent.
An hour before sunrise, there is a cadre of determined shoppers on the prowl. Most are women, many are sans makeup with their hair covered by a baseball cap. They are clad in sneakers to give them additional agility as they search for the coveted prize - a bargain worth bragging about. The scene is repeated at store after store in Gainesville, such as Kohl's, Belk and J.C. Penney, which ...
Northeast Georgia Medical Center officials say they don't feel threatened by Gwinnett Medical Center's bid to start an open-heart surgery program. Gwinnett, which claims to be the nation's most populated county without an open-heart program, wants to apply to the Georgia Department of Community Health for a certificate of need, which the state requires in order to create any major medical facility or program. "We do not plan ...
Twelve people were killed in crashes on state roadways over the Christmas holiday period, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety. But the latest number of fatalities falls well short of the prediction, perhaps a sign of increased vigilance among drivers and law enforcement.
For Jack Hough, it all began with a single yogurt shop in an outlet mall in Helen. But in 1992, Hough's Gainesville company, MSE Branded Foods, introduced a concept of multiple brands sharing a common kitchen and management at North Georgia Premium Outlets.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council will discuss at its work session Thursday a business resolution to adopt the Gainesville-Hall '96 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue service and lease agreements.
Northeast Georgia has seen more than its share of wet weather the past few days.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
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.