Still strong in my resolve to figure out the basics of swimming, I arrive at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center ready to get back in the water,
The state will not put Tommy Lee Waldrip to death today as scheduled.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Sunshine on a Ranney Day and Ride to Give have teamed to give 11-year-old Callie Truelove, born with Williams syndrome, a new therapy room in her family's Gainesville home.
Records show a Hall County jail sergeant fired for allegedly punching an inmate in June had been transferred to the jail shortly after a two-day suspension in 2012.
A scam targeting residential and commercial Georgia Power customers in the past week in North Georgia has been reported to law enforcement, the Gainesville Police Department reported.
The Loomis Bros. Circus this weekend will be at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center at 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville. Tickets are available online or at the gate, cash only. Friday's show will be at 7 p.m., and Saturday show hours are 1, 4 and 7 p.m. The show features acrobats, clowns, aerialists and thrill acts as well as elephants and royal Bengal and white Siberian tigers. All seating is general admission. The on-site box office opens one hour before showtimes, and doors open approximately 45 minutes prior to showtimes. Adult tickets are $20 with a $2.09 ...
Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown said he would like to see area road planners consider more than just adding asphalt in future road-widening projects.
Steven Ellis has called off the dogs.
The best test scores for Hall County and Gainesville schools were in reading and English/language arts, while the lowest were in math, science and social studies.
A fire did an estimated $75,000 in damage to a home on Cannon Creek Trail in Gainesville, according to Hall County Fire Services.
A fire at Gainesville Waste and Recycling was still smoldering days after it started, but Hall County Fire Services spokesman Scott Cagle said Tuesday he expected "smoke will greatly improve, if not stop, by tomorrow."
Moody's Investors Services, a leading credit rating agency, has upgraded the rating for Gainesville's sewer and water revenue bonds.
Gainesville's Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is a happy place. The day I go, the sun is beaming, children are laughing, and water fountains are splashing.
It took a tie-breaking vote by the mayor, but Lula City Council approved 3-2 Tony McGuire's request to change zoning from highway business to light industrial on 17 acres in the Mountain View Industrial Park.
Hoping to cut costs and streamline services, the Hall County Board of Commissioners is prepared to select a new company to manage employee retirement plans when it meets Thursday.
Troy Wheeler dipped the wings of his bright yellow Piper Cub seaplane toward Lake Lanier as he circled back toward Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville.
Counseling for veterans will be available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 31 as the Mobile Vet Center visits the Georgia Department of Labor's Habersham Career Center at 205 Hodges St., Cornelia.
A caucus will be held at 10 a.m. at the Hall County Democratic Party Headquarters, 1011-1021 Athens St., Gainesville, to elect delegates to the Georgia Democratic Convention.
Training is Aug. 12 for those interested in becoming court-appointed special advocates in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit covering Hall and Dawson counties.
Gainesville schools have begun implementing their new strategic plan, and that plan is all about putting district goals in action.
A pregnant Hall County woman was heading home from a Ga. 365 convenience store when she was struck and killed by a motorist Sunday night, a Georgia State Patrol trooper said Monday.
Work is moving along in the expansion of the King's Hawaiian plant in Oakwood, an effort that could eventually double employment there.
A planned neighborhood may soon be coming to an area near downtown Flowery Branch with a few modifications from the original plans.
The Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office has slowed its efforts to collect taxes owed on watercraft and personal property due to budget constraints and understaffing.
Despite Gov. Nathan Deal signing a medical amnesty bill three months ago, the new law allowing for immunities on arrests when a person seeks emergency services has not had many noticeable effects in the purview of law enforcement or medical staff.
Accidents in which children die after being left in vehicles are more common than one might think. According to car safety expert Kimberly Martin, more than 40 children died in hot cars in the United States last year alone.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will likely select a vendor to manage employee retirement accounts this week.
The Gainesville Jaycees sponsor and conduct the military-style camp to instill discipline and teach leadership qualities to a wide ranging group of Hall County middle school boys. Graduation was Sunday at Gainesville Civic Center. Ryan Sawyer, one of the program's main instructors, said "This program is about getting them to grow up and contribute to the community."