State Sen. Butch Miller, a Gainesville Republican, confirmed on his Facebook page late Monday night he will seek the Senate majority leader post for next year's General Assembly session.
Georgia Department of Transportation workers may begin digging Wednesday morning at the site of a potentially deep sinkhole that opened early Monday in a Gainesville shopping center parking lot.
Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School Principal William Campbell has a lot to be excited about this school year.
A gluten-free label regulation issued a year ago by the United States Food and Drug Administration takes effect today.
Plans to develop an 89-lot subdivision straddling the Hall County and Gwinnett County line were sidelined again Monday when the planning commission tabled the proposal until next month.
Hall County officials assured a group of South Hall residents Monday night they're working hard to speed up widening congested Spout Springs Road, but they also asked for help in the cause.
Gainesville City Council is set to approve the use of $12,500 in SPLOST VI money today to pay for a study at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport.
A potentially cavernous sinkhole opened early Monday in a Gainesville shopping center parking lot, and fixing it is a bit complex.
The Gainesville City Board of Education will lower the tax rate for fiscal year 2015 at its Aug. 18 meeting.
A firefighter injured when a truck's ladder fell 44 feet on July 22 has been transferred to the Shepherd Center.
Zac Miller can't be certain exactly how long Timber Ridge Cemetery has been in use, but he is sure of one thing: It holds the keys to a treasure trove of local history.
Clermont officials are waiting on state approval of proposed changes to the North Hall city's charter that would divide the town into four voting wards.
The full rollout of the Affordable Care Act is far from complete, as area businesses and residents will learn at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's annual health care reform update set for Aug. 12.
Despite some financial hurdles for Habersham Medical Center, the Demorest-based hospital and Northeast Georgia Health System are still working toward a partnership of some type, officials said last week.
A lost videotaped interview contributed to a murder defendant pleading guilty to a lesser charge Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court.
ATLANTA - Democrat Jason Carter picked up the endorsement of one of the largest teachers' groups in Georgia on Wednesday, a move that was largely expected but helped him underscore a central message of his campaign against Republican Gov. Nathan Deal.
The Appignani Humanist Legal Center, the legal arm of the American Humanist Association, responded to the letter by alleging that religious activity is continuing at the school and in fact "these practices have been ongoing, pervasive and longstanding."
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted earlier this month to open a pharmacy and health clinic for employees, officials debated over the best location, whether the city of Gainesville should be a partner and how much savings could be generated.
Hall County Schools' response to a letter from a humanist group that accused coaches at Chestatee High School of illegally leading students in prayer during football games and practices says the alleged offenses happened "almost a year ago."
Today's the last chance for candidates to emerge in Clermont Town Council's special election set for Nov. 4.
Braselton received a state loan Tuesday that will enable Oakwood to tap into a long-anticipated sewer project involving the two cities.
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.