OAKWOOD -- Oakwood city officials unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to reshape 253 acres surrounding the city's downtown center and the yet-to-be-built final leg of Thurmon Tanner Parkway. "We know we can't do this alone," City Manager Stan Brown said of the Oakwood 2030 plan. "Our job is to cast a vision and steer development in the ...
It could be months before authorities know what caused the death of a 19-year-old Dawson County woman whose body was found Saturday in a northeastern Forsyth County home.
A Gainesville man is out $13,000 after falling victim to a flim-flam by a trio of con artists who told him they had a winning lottery ticket, police said.
Early morning rain showers have done little to resolve the low water level of Lake Lanier. So far today, the National Weather Service is reporting that the Gainesville area has only received .28 inches of rain since storms began early this morning. Although current precipitation levels may seem insignificant, it marks the first time in nearly one month that rain has fallen in Gainesville. The last significant amount of rain fell on Sept. 12, according ...
Early Wednesday morning, more than 30 kids and their parents paraded down Enota Avenue under the cover of umbrellas to participate in international Walk to School Day.
Tim Hayes will be glad when all the orange barrels are gone, but for the short term, he was pleased Wednesday with the partial opening of Interstate 985's Atlanta Highway interchange.
Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia opened the doors to its new headquarters on Monday. The bank, which began business three weeks ago in a temporary location, is now housed in a new two-story brick building at 643 E.E. Butler Parkway. "It's nice to be in our permanent home," said Jody Lail, president and chief executive of the bank, which was capitalized with $21 million this summer in a private stock sale. The opening comes on a ...
Fuel supplies are back on track for the Hall County school system and field trips will resume Monday.
OAKWOOD - Oakwood City Council voted 3-1 Monday night for preliminary work related to a planned regional visitors center off Interstate 985's Exit 16.
Join Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy students on their walk to school Wednesday. Parents and Enota elementary school students are invited to partake in the school's fourth annual Walk to School Day. As many as 3,000 schools across the United States are expected to participate in the international Walk to School Day event. Parents must accompany their children on the walk. Parents and students can meet at 7 a.m. ...
The board approved a contract with a new technician to upkeep the schools' monitoring systems that will cost roughly $5,600 per year. The contract replaces a contract costing the school system $24,000 per year for the technical company currently overseeing the schools' monitoring systems.
Local students have been using their creativity for good, making pottery bowls that will be donated to the second annual Empty Bowls Luncheon.
Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama are set to face off in Nashville, Tenn., tonight in the second of three presidential debates. The 9 p.m. debate, which will be moderated by NBC News correspondent Tom Brokaw, will be conducted in a town meeting format and will include issues raised by members of the audience and online.
The dean of the journalism school at the University of Georgia said Monday that the college is about to enter a new era with its purchase of WNEG-TV, Channel 32.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.
Oakwood property tax bills are set to go in the mail today.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A Baldwin man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road in East Hall County, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.