Developers already promised water will not be left high and dry, though Gainesville has resolved to curb new development in an effort to cut water use. The city is working to cut its water use to 15.82 million gallons per day, but has not quite reached the state-mandated target.
With the end of Thanksgiving comes the beginning of the Christmas season. And Flowery Branch Better Hometown celebrated the commencement of the season with a tree-lighting ceremony and prayer service Thursday evening.
As turkeys were basted and casseroles cooked on Thursday morning, the rain trickling down kitchen windows was yet another blessing for which to be thankful.
To conserve water, Gainesville officials resolved to work with schools to "go paper" in cafeterias, but the idea seemed paper-thin to nutrition employees in the Hall County School system.
The funding couldn't come at a better time.
If you feed them, they will come.
A 21-year-old man is charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence after a wreck Wednesday afternoon in Cumming that killed his 20-year-old passenger.
Flowery Branch residents could soon be paying fines for violating the outdoor watering ban.
Troopers are predicting 18 deaths on Georgia roads this holiday travel period, which begins at 6 p.m. and ends at midnight Sunday.
If, by any chance, you are entrusting the preparation of your Thanksgiving feast to your first-grader, you may be in serious trouble. The Times paid a visit to Tracy Markey's first grade class at Centennial Arts Academy in Gainesville to ask first-
Next month, Hall County will consider two major developments in the northern part of the county that have drawn opposition from several local residents.
Today the roadwork that has consumed major chunks of asphalt on and off Interstate 985 and two ends of Ga. 53 in Hall County for months is on hold - but only for a short while.
For a brief time Wednesday, a hearing in Hall County Superior Court took on the appearance of a serious bingo game.
September Leach was up early Wednesday morning in search of a Christmas tree. Her adventure brought her to the Kinsey Family Farm in Forsyth County, where she had been before.
In the Highland Park subdivision, they're calling Eddie and Pam Cole "Dirty Harry and Dirty Harriet."
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.
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.