The University of North Georgia is continuing a series of town hall meetings for alumni and community members to weigh in on its strategic plan.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department is proposing a 2.25 percent increase in the water rate for the 2015 fiscal year, and a 1.25 percent increase in the sewer rate.
Nairika Cornett has always kept her children's exposure to technology to a minimum, but it was a hassle.
The wreck in her front yard, turning an elaborate birdhouse into a pile of lumber, helped confirm what Stephanie Scoggins already knew: Something needs to be done with Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road.
The Disabled American Veterans' hosted its "Fulfilling Our Promises" concert Saturday night at the Carlos and Sandra Cervantes Theater at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. The concert featured a variety of music, including classical, country and gospel performed by 15 musicians of various ages and backgrounds. The event was a fundraiser for DAV Chapter 17, which depends on donations and volunteers to assist area veterans and their families. In addition, the chapter provides scholarships for children of veterans and transportation to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur.
Gainesville City Council appears poised to approve the placement of a long-awaited historical marker at the site of the former Cooper Pants Factory, which burned during the April 6, 1936, tornado that devastated much of the city.
Brenau University celebrated its past with a black-tie-optional event Saturday night while sharing with guests big plans for the future.
A new drug that was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration has raised concerns both locally and nationally about its potential for abuse.
James Smith's family is struggling to make ends meet, so paying for any kind of health coverage - at this point - is tough.
Blindfolded students from West Hall, with their partners guiding them, searched for a rolling beep ball Friday morning during Disability Resource Center's annual Beep Ball event at Mulberry Creek Community Center.
Before the Hall County Board of Commissioners approved a $257,000 contract Thursday for the architectural design of a new Sheriff's Office headquarters, questions emerged about whether due diligence had been given to looking at the possibility of renovating existing buildings instead, perhaps at a lower cost.
The Mutts on Main event scheduled for today has been postponed two weeks due to the rainy forecast.
Tonight marks the official beginning of prom season, with two high schools unleashing their celebratory juniors and seniors on the roads.
A suspect in a Gainesville home invasion was convicted Wednesday of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and other felonies.
A former Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy has been charged with stealing county property and violating his oath as an officer.
So much for winter being over.
A road that used to connect downtown Oakwood to Atlanta Highway in South Hall County is fading more and more into history.
Hall County and federal authorities are investigating an armed robbery Tuesday morning at a North Hall bank.
A Hall County judge denied a defense motion to restrict public access to the pretrial hearings for an upcoming murder trial.
After a 14-day waiting period, the Dawson County school system officially has a new superintendent.
DAHLONEGA - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more per semester for Georgia Tech undergraduates.
Eight years ago, while coaching a summer baseball game, Scott Justus got the call to see if he was interested in pursuing an assistant principal's job at West Hall High School.
An old red brick building in downtown Lula is once again open for business after decades of neglect.
A second reading and final vote on easing restrictions on where pawnshops can be located will be heard when Gainesville City Council meets tonight.
A private group with a vested interest in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin has asked its consultants to begin drafting a water management plan for the basin.
The annual Gateway to Hope fundraiser set for Friday aims tobenefit victims of domestic violence.
A single-engine Cessna plane that had to make an emergency landing on U.S. 441 in Commerce on Sunday morning appears to have run out of gas.
A draft plan featuring educator bonuses as part of the federal Race to the Top program was approved Monday night by the Hall County Board of Education.
Gainesville High School students now need only 23 credits to graduate, down from 24 last year and 28 just a few years ago.
A Dahlonega woman has been charged in a hit-and-run at a school bus stop that resulted in minor injuries to two Hall County schoolchildren.