Hall County Board of Commissioners proposed to reimburse Flowery Branch up to $75,000 for upgrading the city's Martin Road Elementary sewer pump station Monday.
By the end of this week, motorists in the Northside Drive area will have a little more time to stop and think.
To cap off Black History Month activities at Gainesville State College, five students discussed the value of black history education in schools. The college's Black Student Association and Debate Club sponsored the panel discussion, featuring Brittany Perry, Amon Kirk, Nicholas Humphrey, Frank N'Danema and Broderick Jones. Kirk called for a mandatory cultural diversity class for faculty and students. "Black history deserves more than a month," ...
The Georgia State Patrol has released the names of two females who were killed as a result of a four-car collision in Barrow County. Seven-year-old Kathern Collier and 69-year-old Nancy Hamrick, both of Winder, died Sunday afternoon in a four-car collision at the intersection of state route 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road.
GAINESVILLE - No one was harmed when grease ignited in a house full of eight people early Monday. The house, on the 1600 block of March Drive, sustained nearly $70,000 in damage and has been deemed unlivable, said Capt. Scott Cagle with the Hall County Fire Department.
Hall County's school system used to take its recruiting efforts on the road as it, like others throughout Georgia, scratched and clawed its way through the tight, highly competitive teacher market.
A four-car collision in Barrow County at the intersection of Ga. 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road left two dead Sunday afternoon, said the Georgia State Patrol. The wreck occurred at about 3 p.m. and left Ga. 211 westbound shutdown from approximately 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Hundreds of runners, volunteers and children poured into River Forks Park Sunday afternoon for the 16th Annual Challenged Child and Friends 5K Fun Run and One Mile Run/Walk.
The University of Georgia and Hall County Cooperative Extension Service are inviting you to take a walk across the state.
There are big changes in store for downtown Flowery Branch - $15 million worth of change to be exact.
Standing on the stage before a packed house of 3,000 people, the Rev. Jentezen Franklin is a force of kinetic energy.
The South lost one of its great characters Sunday.
Above-normal rains this month mean for the last 90 days or so, Gainesville hasn't been in a drought.
Lee Waters would surely be proud.
At least one exhibitor at Saturday's Home Expo believes reports of the death of the home industry - at least locally - have been greatly exaggerated. "The illusion that the market is dead is erroneous. People are just shopping smarter," said Jim Lawson, Builder's First Source representative.
Hall County held a public budget open house Thursday evening, and one resident came.
The city of Gainesville is moving forward to create a land bank, and the next step is talking to Hall County.
Dawson County's chief tax appraiser has resigned following his arrest last week on misdemeanor drug charges.
A Dawsonville man was arrested Monday morning after he reportedly attempted to set fire to his home on Duck Thurmond Road last week.
Laurel Park's boat ramp will be closed Saturday during the Hawgin' on Lanier barbecue event.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Wednesday putting in place restrictions on a set of academic standards adopted by the state that have faced growing opposition in recent months by tea party and conservative groups.
Law enforcement officers joined Gov. Nathan Deal at the Laurel Park Boat Ramp on Wednesday to deliver the message that a blood alcohol content of .08 is the law of the land and the water.
Gainesville school officials and police were still working Wednesday to determine the identity of the third person involved in vandalism at Gainesville High School.
An icon of Southern style helped a Gainesville elementary school boost its aesthetic appeal Wednesday morning.
SAVANNAH - A water-projects bill approved Wednesday by the U.S. Senate contains a provision that would remove a bureaucratic obstacle to deepening the Savannah harbor if the measure becomes law.
State and local officials and lawmakers gave their initial thoughts on the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation of lowering the blood-alcohol content rule to .05 for roads, from .08.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to OK a water reauthorization bill that will not limit Georgia's water use from Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona, a restriction that had been sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.
A presentation by the Drug Free Coalition of Hall County at the Hall County Schools District Office on Thursday night in Gainesville focused on preventing overdoses of prescription drugs.
Gov. Nathan Deal ordered Bibles be returned to rooms at state parks Wednesday after the books were removed following a complaint from a guest.
Two measures passed unanimously at a brief city of Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board meeting on Tuesday evening at the Public Safety Complex.