As Amber Highfield opened the crate, two tiny paws jumped up and pulled on her heartstrings.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board will meet today to vote on a proposed drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle.
With the help of inmate labor, Hall County is progressing with renovations that will turn the old East Hall library branch in Rabbittown into a clinic and pharmacy serving county employees.
The latest estimate to repair a crack in a tennis court at the Village at Deaton Creek stands at about $12,000, but it remains unclear if this amount will bring the fix needed to finally put the matter to rest.
Two recent investigations by the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad have led to almost $20,000 of methamphetamine and other drugs being seized.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to OK a budget that keeps the city solvent but is supported by a tax rate increase of about 50 percent.
West Hall High School hopes to offer the International Baccalaureate career certificate for students who aren't pursuing the full IB diploma.
Three people, including a Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy, suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle wreck in South Hall today.
As Paul Scroggs tugged at the quilt wrapped around his shoulders, he said with a wry smile, "I wish I had this in Korea."
Veterans Day is a big deal to area schools.
On Thursday, anglers hooked on having a year-round trout season may have their voices heard.
Gainesville is looking to move forward with major improvements at Queen City and Jesse Jewell parkways, a project the city has wanted to pursue for years.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has a full agenda for today's work session, including discussion about whether to finance tennis court repairs, whether to approve a supplement to a previously approved bond resolution with the Hospital Authority and whether to amend the malt beverage and wine code.
University of North Georgia police officers are getting out of their warm and comfortable patrol cars to protect students and faculty in a more hands-on and personal way.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will present its third annual Women's Business Expo on Nov. 21 at The UGA Special Collections Library in Athens.
Harris Blackwood of Gainesville has been named to a fourth term on the board of directors of the Governor's Highway Safety Association.
The Flowery Branch man indicted in the death of his brother on Christmas Day last year has filed his intent to claim self-defense.
A woman accused of falsely reporting she was raped in 2013 has pleaded guilty to three counts of false reporting of a crime.
A Decatur man and a woman are suspected of shoplifting over-the-counter drugs from Hall County grocery stores.
The White House invited select U.S. educators to a summit today, and Hall County Superintendent Will Schofield is one of them.
The National Football League came to Lula Elementary School on Tuesday with the Atlanta Falcons Gatorade Junior Training Camp. Kicker Matt Bryant, fullback Patrick DiMarco and other Falcons players participated in the event. The students participated in several football-related drills to get acquainted with football fundamentals, as well as getting exercise.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has set public meetings on planned roundabouts at two intersections in Lumpkin County.
A set of Gainesville twins is charged with three counts of burglary each, stemming from a Gainesville police investigation.
After a Hail Mary pass connected late Monday, ending Hall County's objection, Gainesville City Council on Tuesday night gave the final OK needed for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville.
Residents of Cornelia are under a boil-water advisory after a 10-inch main ruptured Tuesday on Chase Road, according to a news release from the city.
A.J. Johnson, Tennessee Volunteers linebacker and Gainesville High School graduate, was named Tuesday as a suspect in a rape investigation by Knoxville, Tenn., police.
Farmers and "city folk" are strongest when they work together, according to Gordon Sawyer.
Tuesday's subfreezing weather may have reminded us of the polar vortexes and "snowmaggedons" that plagued the winter of 2014, but it doesn't necessarily portend an equally icy winter of 2015.