BUFORD - Robert Davis is not a fan of the amplified music played at loud volumes from an open-air pavilion some 300 feet from his house in the Holiday Point subdivision.
Time is running out for Gainesville school board members to give thoughtful review to a tentative $50 million-plus budget for next year that carries a potential increase in the property tax rate of nearly 21 percent.
BBS International, a maker of lightweight wheels for higher-end sports and passenger cars, has acquired the Hoboken, Belgium, operation of Hayes Lemmerz International and has signed a deal to buy the real estate and some equipment of the Hayes Lemmerz subsidiary located in Gainesville.
A 19-year-old Cornelia woman died at a Macon hospital Sunday hours after her car collided with a dual-wheeled truck in Milledgeville, the city's police officials said. Caroline Phillips Bagwell of Cornelia was driving south on U.S. 441 in Milledgeville shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday when her 2001 Volvo struck a large Chevrolet Silverado that was headed in the opposite direction, Milledgeville Police Deputy Chief Richard Malone said Monday. <font ...
Faced with a multimillion-dollar deficit and with no detailed budget in front of them, Gainesville school board members nonetheless voted 4-1 Monday night to approve a $53.24 million tentative spending plan for the next fiscal year.
CUMMING - The attorney for a Forsyth County sheriff's deputy and two of his family members accused of human trafficking says the government got it wrong.
State Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, fired a large salvo at the Gainesville City Board of Education meeting Monday night by suggesting the school system could be dissolved by an act of the General Assembly.
Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic was honored this week by the Rotary Club of Gainesville with the W. Lee Arrendale Award for Vocational Excellence.
You could call it a microchip miracle.
With the economy effecting everything from gas prices to grocery shopping, many people have made changes in anticipation of a recession.
Leave the car at home and hop on the Red Rabbit for free today for the third annual "Dump the Pump" day.
A local National Guard battalion performed a time-honored tradition with a change of command ceremony Sunday at the Falcons complex in Flowery Branch. The 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment ushered in Maj. Matt Smith, who will replace Lt. Col. Andy Hall as the new commander of the battalion, headquartered in Winder.
State audits of the Gainesville school system identified the same problem in 2005 and 2006 and resulted in accounting adjustments of more than $33 million over a two-year period.
State officials say Hall County is among the worst in Georgia when it comes to minority health care, but they're not sure why.
Representatives from local school districts said they will consider pushing the start of the 2009-2010 school year back to late August. Georgia Schools Superintendent Kathy Cox has suggested school districts across the state weigh the pros and cons of postponing the 2009-2010 school year to allow the state Department of Education time to include scores from the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests students may retake in June 2009. The move ...
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.