When it opened 15 years ago, the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Shallowford Road was one of the first of the company's mega-stores, offering everything from groceries to tires under one roof.
Area authorities stayed busy over the Labor Day weekend responding to fires, widespread acts of vandalism in Gainesville and what appears to be an accidental drowning.
Nine Hall County high school students have taken matters into their own hands to help a single mom realize her dream of owning a home.
Just as the peak hurricane season arrives, the Northeast Georgia chapter of the American Red Cross has hired a new executive director. The Gainesville-based chapter announced Tuesday that Hall County native Philip Reed had taken the position. On Wednesday, Reed was already down in Atlanta meeting with other disaster preparedness officials, as storms Hanna, Ike and Josephine approached the southeastern United States. The Red Cross still is busy ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to open one and possibly two new westbound lanes at 9 a.m. Thursday on Ga. 53/Winder Highway between Ga. 211 and Atlanta Highway.
The city of Dahlonega is under an outdoor watering ban after one of its two water filters failed, cutting the city's water capacity in half. City Manager Bill Lewis said the structure under the 32-year-old filter collapsed on Friday. The city has found replacement parts in Idaho and North Carolina, but it could take two weeks to a month to get the repairs made and the pump back in service. ...
Two men were charged Tuesday for selling moonshine, and one was charged with selling guns to a convicted felon.
The Georgia Public Service Commission will hold the final round of public hearings on the Atmos Energy Corp. request for an increase in base rates beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
The death toll hit 19 in Labor Day weekend activities across the state, according to state officials.
For some, Labor Day is just that - a day to work.
Teenagers are a big part of the local work force. Whether it's seasonal employment or after-school work, young people are a necessary part of a local economy.
Editor's note: This interview was conducted at the end of July at Vaziani military base, a Georgian base located at the edge of Tbilisi, Georgia. Most American service members involved in exercise "Immediate Response 08" left the country a few days prior to the outbreak of war between Georgia and Russia that began Aug. 7.
If only every resident could have saved some of the 7 inches of rain that Tropical Storm Fay dumped at Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport last week, watering lawns under tight watering restrictions might not be an issue for a while. Gainesville water conservation specialist Scarlett Fuller is out to teach anyone who will listen how some of the rain might be saved. Fuller holds workshops that help ...
Hurricane Gustav's path through Gulf Coast states has done little to affect this area's weather, except for stirring up some clouds and breezes.
A 18-year-old man found Sunday in a body of water at Eagle Ranch, a Christian-based children's home in South Hall, has been identified as Martin Campa of Suwanee.
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.