It may come as a surprise to some gardeners that a drought-tolerant landscape does not have to be a yard filled with silk flowers and cactuses.
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.
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.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
Holiday festivities in the area will cause some frequently used streets to shut down for awhile this weekend.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.
Georgia Power has increased the ways customers can learn about outages.
Three hundred Fair Street kids attended the American Dental Association's "Give Kids a Smile" program for underserved children on Friday at Fair Street Elementary School, said principal William Campbell. Players from the Atlanta Falcons signed autographs, posed for photos and handed out Tony Gonzalez dolls.
A Jefferson man has been arrested and charged in the death of a teenage girl and her unborn child, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported Friday.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."