Local officials, state representatives and conservative voters turned out Tuesday night for the grand opening of the Hall County Republican Party's headquarters in Gainesville.
Work has been underway since January on the conversion of the old Sam's Club building on Mundy Mill Road at Interstate 985 in Oakwood into Northeast Georgia Health System's corporate support service center. The building is being renovated to make it more conducive to office functions. According to Hall County records, the building's size is 107,826 square feet with a 2,072-square-foot "service repair garage." The building was built in 1992. A furniture store and flea market previously occupied the old Sam's building.
Beginning Sept. 3, traffic on U.S. 129/Ga. 11 in Cleveland will be shifted west from O'Reilly Auto Parts to the Dollar General, opening a continuous turn lane from the O'Reilly store to Hope Drive.
LAWRENCEVILLE - State Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, spent Monday hearing from educators and members of the public on Common Core education standards, part of what he says is a long learning process on how the standards are working for Georgia schools.
One person escaped injury as a South Hall County home was seriously damaged in a fire Tuesday morning, according to Hall County Fire Services.
The first assignment for freshmen at Brenau University this year included a rare opportunity - getting to meet with former President Jimmy Carter.
There are no candidates yet for Clermont Town Council's special election set for Nov. 4.
A Gainesville man was arrested Monday in connection with manufacturing marijuana and possession of the drug with the intent to distribute.
All four men suspected of throwing rocks on cars driving on Interstate 985 last week have been arrested, according to Hall County Courthouse records.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has canceled its 6 p.m. Thursday voting session. Its work session typically held at 3 p.m. Monday also was canceled.
Freshly painted lines and resurfaced tennis courts are now open to the public in Gainesville.
A longtime plan to build a bicycle/pedestrian path cutting through a portion of historic Chicopee Village is closer to reality.
Enrollment is up in Hall County schools, and the district is requesting funding for more classroom space to accommodate the growing number of students.
A Gainesville great, E.L. Cabbell, died Saturday at his home in Lexington, N.C.
ATLANTA - A new study suggests the growing share of income earned by the rich could raise the costs of a Republican proposal to replace Georgia's income tax with an expanded sales tax.
In an increasingly technology-centered society, science education is growing in importance. Even on its own, it remains a critical part of helping students develop thinking and problem-solving skills.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles' silence on the July 10 clemency it granted a death-row inmate in a 1991 murder case has stirred strong emotions in North Georgia, with ripple effects possibly leading to the doors of the 2015 General Assembly.
Lula held its inaugural fall festival Saturday, hosted by the Lula-Belton Historical Society, even as rain clouds threatened the cloudy blue skies.
Thousands of spectators showed up Saturday to one of Flowery Branch's much-loved annual events.
Hall County schools are getting ready for a big transition.
Concerns that Hall County voters will not approve a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax money to pay for capital needs have led local government officials to begin preparing contingency plans to deal with the potential loss of revenue.
Veteran newspaper executive Charlotte Atkins has been named publisher of The Times.
Hall County residents may be used to a variety of boats on Lake Lanier, but thousands watched several unusual crafts on the lake Saturday during the 19th annual Atlanta Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.
Walt Snelling waves to an appreciative crowd at City Park Stadium along with wife Carol, right, and surrounded by family members during a special presentation honoring the longtime Gainesville High announcer.
One in 5 Georgians are food-insecure, a statistic the Georgia Mountain Food Bank hopes to improve.
When it comes to its new Gainesville business, the Gay family hopes it's a dog-eat-healthy-treats world.
Right by the front door of Spout Springs School of Enrichment is a vending machine wrapped in kraft paper; on it, student signatures are scrawled across it, promising to make healthy choices. The machine's only option is bottled water.