There are 150 reasons why the Gainesville Masonic Lodge was chosen as this year's Lodge of the Year.
If James Mathis Sr. puts his mind to something, there's a pretty decent chance it's going to happen.
Folks just aren't flocking to Danny Hammock's auto repair shop for maintenance before the big Thanksgiving travel week like they used to. The service department at Hardman Pontiac Buick GMC hasn't seen a pick-up in routine check-ups this year, either.
The final answer to "how low can it go?" still may be a long time in coming for Lake Lanier, even as the water level inches closer to the previous record set in 1981.
GAINESVILLE - How do you solve a problem when nobody wants to talk about it?
The level of Lake Lanier on Sunday neared its lowest level since the lake began filling up more than 50 years ago as a record-setting drought continues to bake Northeast Georgia. At 6 p.m., Lake Lanier's level was at 1,052.77 feet above sea level, according to the U.S. Geological Survey Web site. The lake is now about two inches above the previously recorded low of 1,052.66, recorded in December 1981.
Beulah Rucker always strove to, in her words, "light a torch of instruction" for Hall County's youth. Now the foundation that takes her name looks to further that mission as it refocuses its efforts to reach young people.
Fido can breathe easier now. Hall and Gainesville firefighters have a new tool for helping resuscitate man's best friend in the event a house fire clogs a pet's lungs with smoke. The Cumming-based Sawnee Mountain Kennel Club donated pet-sized oxygen recovery masks to Hall County and Gainesville's fire departments, allowing rescue workers to better treat smoke-stricken pets after a fire. In the past, paramedics have used oxygen ...
Police say a group of teenagers who got their kicks from shooting up car windows and businesses with a high-powered BB gun together face more than 400 criminal charges following their arrests early Friday.
Ever since watching a television show about airplanes and the military, Alex Hutcheson was hooked.
GAINESVILLE -- The Agora House soon could have a place to call home.
FLOWERY BRANCH -- Think pink. That was the message Friday at C.W. Davis Middle School, where many of the students replaced their everyday uniforms with pink clothing in various hues and styles. It wasn't a fashion statement. The kids were showing their support for two Davis teachers who are battling breast cancer. Davis principal Eddie Millwood said the idea for a "pink-out" day arose spontaneously earlier this ...
The flow of water from the Chattahoochee River should be slowing after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reach an agreement that they say will not harm federally protected mussels and sturgeon in the Apalachicola River.
Hall County District Attorney Lee Darragh filed notice of intent to seek the death penalty Friday against a 19-year-old drifter accused of raping and stabbing to death a homeless woman in August.
Even as major road work continues to remake opposite ends of Ga. 53 in Hall County, the Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled a public hearing for a proposal to widen U.S. 129 north of Gainesville and build two new bridges.
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.
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.