University of North Georgia President Bonita. C. Jacobs has announced the school will extend the spring semester calendar by four days to May 1 to make up for days lost to winter weather.
Even 200 yards away, Eric Isom said he knew immediately that the Lake Lanier collision was dire.
As snow and freezing rain pelted Hall County early in the week, some students grabbed their laptops instead of grabbing their homemade sleds.
After three days of closures, local government reopened Friday to begin assessing the full impact of the snow and ice storm on operations, all while handling a backlog of administrative work and requests for services from residents.
Valentine's Day was a special occasion for the ladies at Performance Foodservice Milton's in Oakwood. While some companies may have treated the holiday like any other workday, men at the food distribution company went all out to ensure female employees were treated like queens.
The Gainesville City Schools system has received an award based on its work through a collaborative learning template from the University of California-Los Angeles.
A moderate earthquake struck after 10 p.m. Friday, shaking homes throughout northern and eastern Georgia.
The Shanghai Circus performance that was postponed Thursday by the winter storm and rescheduled for Sunday now has been canceled.
Winter-weary North Georgians may not welcome yet another sight of snowflakes after this week's winter storm, but the forecast calls for flurries in the area overnight.
Events slated for Thursday night in Gainesville were canceled because of poor road conditions.
With temperatures hitting upper 40s and rain on the way, the ground may turn from white to wet. But area residents who venture out early Friday might take extra care.
Hall County firefighters battled a couple of house fires Thursday afternoon.
Local nonprofits and community groups spent Thursday rebooting services for those in need as the storm lifted and the big thaw set in.
A man suffered smoke inhalation Wednesday after going back inside a burning shop to help a family member who was on his way out, Hall County firefighters said.
The snow may be melting, but sledding enthusiasts still seeking areas of shaded snow and slush should be careful, especially following a few incidents Wednesday.
Work on a new bridge on Bryant Quarter Road near Gillsville could wrap up by the end of the month, weather permitting.
The Gainesville City Council met Tuesday to appoint members to several advisory committees, boards and commissions.
One of South Hall County's oldest shopping centers is about to get its first face-lift in almost 40 years and is expected to attract new businesses, including an Aldi grocery store.
A roomful of college students got a 90-minute snapshot of the last 50-plus years of world history - from the Bay of Pigs to the Vietnam War to the most recent events in Ukraine - from a man who helped shape world events.
Hall County recently got an upgrade from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, one of the leading credit rating agencies in the country, for bonds and debts it owes.
Flowery Branch police officers responded to a call Friday about an abandoned child at the Quad Oaks Apartments, and not only found the 2-year-old alone, but an indoor marijuana-growing operation potentially worth $8,000.
For Gainesville resident Danny Tymchuk and his family, the upheaval in Ukraine gives them an eerie sense of déjà vu.
In two years, a national movement for a constitutional convention of states will be a hot issue "over and above the presidential election," the effort's Georgia state director predicted.
Gainesville City Schools students will be in class an extra day next month to replace time missed due to snow and ice.
The Hall County Planning Commission on Monday recommended approving the rezoning of two residential properties in South Hall to allow for small commercial development.
A 67-year-old man was found shot to death Sunday at the entrance to Creekside at Mundy Mill apartments in Oakwood, Police Chief Randall Moon said Monday.
Omar Espinoza works the night shift at Mayfield Dairy Farms.
The qualifying period for candidates to run for elected office in Hall County begins at 9 a.m. today and ends at noon Friday.
A Gainesville effort to plant 180 trees at three Army Corps of Engineers parks has been postponed because of a lack of interest by contractors.