It was bad enough to be in downtown Houston when Hurricane Ike swept through Texas last week, leaving more than 2 million people without power. It was even worse to be waiting to go into labor at any time.
On Saturday, Hall County Fire Services celebrated the opening of its two newest fire stations, No. 2 and No. 15, with a building dedication ceremony in Clermont.
CLEVELAND - They threw a big birthday party Saturday in the Cabbage Patch. Lovers of the Cabbage Patch Kids of all ages marked the puffy-faced dolls' 25th anniversary in Cleveland at an event outside BabyLand General Hospital with cake, rides, giveaways and an appearance by the man who started it all.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Crowds hungry for hot rides and hotter chili gathered Saturday on historic Main Street for the fifth annual Car Show and Chili Cook Off.
One person was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon on U.S. 129, officials said.
Some might think it strange Kim McNitt steals into her daughter's room in the dead of night and pricks her big toe, drawing just a dot of blood. Some might think it stranger her 13-year-old daughter doesn't even stir.
The Gainesville-North Hall football rivalry took an ugly turn this week. Spray-painted graffiti was discovered Friday morning at an elementary school near North Hall High School, three days after similar vandalism was found at Gainesville High and on the same day the schools' football teams faced off at The Brickyard at North Hall.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold five public meetings in October on updating operational manuals for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
The Republican leader of the state Senate predicted the state of Georgia's sliding revenues could lead to a $2 billion budget shortfall.
Everyone knows there are libraries in the community, but many may not be aware of the diverse services offered through the Hall County Library System.
Today, the Newtown Florist Club celebrates not only its 58th anniversary, but 30 years of fighting for environmental justice.
A Gainesville businesswoman is taking a different approach in trying to sell the 3,735-square-foot building that once housed her company.
Do you have a pet that could pass as a pinup model? Let The Times' readers decide.
Computers stolen from Lanier Tech campus in Forsyth
The Georgia Public Service Commission Wednesday granted Atmos Energy a $3.4 million rate increase. The company had sought a $6.1 million hike.
Children can get helmets this Saturday during a giveaway at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
The Gainesville Jaycees is accepting nominations for its annual Young man and Young Woman of the Year award, which honors Hall County residents younger than 40 for their community service.
A man accused of armed robbery in the parking lot of a Gainesville restaurant has been charged with additional, unrelated offenses.
One week after the coldest Thanksgiving since the early 1900s, temperatures continue to break records - in the other extreme.
"Go Big Red!"
The regional youth detention center in Gwinnett County is closing in June, with some offenders set to transfer to the Gainesville RYDC, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Thursday evening.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged a home on Etta Vesta Circle in Gainesville, authorities said.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.
Immigration attorneys are welcoming the shuttering of a Gainesville immigration detention center, owned by the city and operated by the Corrections Corp. of America.
Gainesville police offered a few more details into the search and chase of a Murrayville man who was found in the woods with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on Nov. 19.
Middle and high school girls heard a special presentation Wednesday about the importance of self-respect and setting goals.
Brenau University students got a chance to ease the stress of final exams week on Wednesday and play with puppies. The Hall County Animal Shelter brought some pups to the campus for students to visit with and forget about grades for a moment.