Oakwood City Council approved an amendment to a stream buffer protection ordinance Monday evening that enacts a 50-foot buffer off stream banks with an additional 25-foot non-negotiable impervious buffer. Before Monday evening, the Oakwood stream buffer ordinance allowed for some design manipulation in the 25-foot impervious buffer, according to Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown.
An informational meeting has been set concerning the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme planned for next school year at Johnson High School. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday in the school's media center.
Hall County Sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a 40-year-old man accused of performing lewd acts while looking through an elderly person's window. Terry Grant of Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville was arrested Friday after Hall County Sheriff's deputies caught him looking through the windows of a home on the 2000 block of Henderson Street. Deputies, who had been watching the area after receiving complaints of a "Peeping Tom" ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to close one lane of Mundy Mill Road today and Wednesday for paving and striping. Construction crews plan to work on the eastbound lanes today and the westbound lanes on Wednesday. Lanes will alternately be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. around Frontage Road.
Always wanted to hold a high-pressure fire hose, ride in a fire engine or try a rescue in a smoke-filled building? The Hall County Fire Services' new Citizens Fire Academy might just be your thing.
A forum Tuesday at the Northeast Georgia History Center will feature an update on the Beulah Rucker Museum and Foundation, and its executive director said the museum plans are going very well.
GAINESVILLE - Deidra Randolph is a former licensed practical nurse. About eight years ago, she saw an advertisement for volunteer advocate training at Rape Response Inc. in Gainesville. "I was no longer in the medical profession at the time ... and I just saw it as an opportunity to ... be that voice again for caring," Randolph said. Since then, she has taken calls two nights a ...
Fire officials said high winds reaching 31 mph and low humidity are to blame for the rash of small fires that broke out Sunday afternoon in Northeast Georgia. As a result of weather conditions, the Georgia Forestry Commission issued a red flag fire warning that remained in effect for parts of North Georgia until 9 p.m. Sunday.
Given the choice, most patients would rather undergo an "open" MRI test rather than be encased in the narrow cylinder of traditional MRI machines.
Flowery Branch City Council has approved a nearly $3,000 study to determine when and by how much city sewer and water rates should be raised to meet the costs of the city's sewer and water treatment plant, which loses money. The council approved the study last Wednesday after auditor Dan Walker briefed the City Council and staff on the past fiscal year's budget. According to Flowery Branch City ...
Computer savvy students from across North Georgia gathered Saturday at Lakeview Academy to compete in the annual Lanier Regional Technology Fair.
DAHLONEGA - North Georgia College & State University plans to expand its wireless network during the next several months. The work, expected to be completed in the fall, will provide most of the campus with wireless coverage, said Bryson Payne, chief information officer.
Clyde Frederick squeezed his long-legged frame onto the small, round seat of the elementary school cafeteria table and dug into a dinner of chicken pie, slaw, green beans, cranberry sauce and roll, his grown son and four granddaughters seated beside him.
Gov. Sonny Perdue's announcement that the state would allow limited filling of outdoor swimming pools was good news for Grier Todd.
A Gainesville civic club paused Thursday to thank religious leaders in the community for their efforts. The Lanierland Civitan Club held a Clergy Appreciation Day, which coincides with a weeklong observance honoring those in the ministry.
After what should be a nice Father's Day today, more showers and thunderstorms are likely to greet the last full week of spring.
The first celebration of Juneteenth Day in Gainesville, sponsored by the Gainesville-Hall County Black History Society, was held Saturday afternoon at Midtown Greenway & Park in Gainesville.
Shawn Russell and his foster daughter have "Daddy Daughter Days," a special time when they hang out and talk or watch movies.
Online education isn't new, but there has been a recent spike in interest in online college courses - especially free ones.
Campers at Camp Braveheart in Gainesville celebrated with plenty of cake and soda on Friday as they finished their week.
On a sunny, steamy Friday morning, Glen Cook harvests kale while his wife, Caroline, picks beets in a nearby field.
Pet shop owner Kenneth Neidenbach said he thinks Gainesville's plan to annex 115 "island" properties in Hall County is a tax grab that could put him out of business.
A Forsyth County man found in possession of a stolen bronze eagle statue was indicted this week on one count of theft by receiving.
Local Boy Scouts of America Troop 3 scouts ceremoniously cut the stripes from a worn American flag Friday evening at a flag retirement ceremony behind First Presbyterian Church before burning each stripe as the local Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution looked on.
Gainesville resident Luis Santos-Rivas took the Hall County Sheriff's Citizens' Academy as a curious new resident.
A full Lake Lanier has put the brakes on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Like the undisturbed surface of Lake Lanier, sometimes drowning can be calm and quiet.
Gainesville City Council unanimously approved amending land development code at a called council meeting Thursday morning.
Hall County formally presented its proposed budget at Thursday's board of commissioners meeting.
In the heat of the summer, 17-year-old Kelsey Kirkpatrick hangs out in the living room with her cat, Rosie.