Rabies has struck Hall County again, for the 24th time this year.
Officials have decided to permanently close one of the few places in the Chattahoochee National Forest where Jeeps and other full-size off-road vehicles are allowed to ride.
BRASELTON - Health insurance costs have driven the town of Braselton's budget up $154,000 for the 2009 fiscal year, making up about 12 percent of the total proposed budget.
New boundaries for Flowery Branch historic districts will be discussed today at the first of two public hearings.
BRASELTON - The Braselton Town Council made appointments to numerous positions at its council meeting Monday.
A bystander tackled an armed robbery suspect early Monday, subduing him until police arrived after a taxicab driver was robbed at gunpoint, police said.
The death of a young hiker Saturday on Mount Yonah near Cleveland was a sobering reminder that the wilderness can be unforgiving.
The Lula City Council will hold a work session at 8 a.m. today at City Hall. The council is set to discuss the obligations and expectations of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water District.
A preliminary plan has been floated to use funds from the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax to construct a new post office in Gainesville.
State basic-skills tests results Tuesday confirmed what officials had reported earlier - 38 percent of eighth-graders failed the math test, which represents nearly 50,000 students.
Brenau University plans to convert 14 apartments in the Parklane Apartments complex into a new dormitory for 56 university students this fall.
The Gainesville City Council soon will meet and discuss a request to waive a fee it charges to the city's Board of Education for preparing school property tax bills and collecting payments.
The Gainesville school system has launched into serious number-crunching mode as it moves toward knitting together a final budget for the next fiscal year.
Four suspects in a foiled burglary attempt at a Dawsonville outlet mall were arrested Tuesday morning after an hourslong manhunt in northern Forsyth County.
The topic of illegal immigration was resurrected at an Oakwood City Council meeting Monday. Councilman Gary Anderson asked the city attorney for an update on whether the city had an ordinance allowing law enforcement to deport illegal immigrants living within the city.
Big plans, no dollars may be one way to describe the new City of Gainesville Transportation Master Plan, recently completed after a yearlong study.
The Wreaths Across America Remembrance Wreath Laying Ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville was sponsored by the local Gen. James Longstreet Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Active or former members of six branches of service, including the Merchant Marine and Coast Guard, presented ceremonial wreaths before volunteers began laying wreaths on veterans' graves.
Gainesville Parks & Recreation wants to swap properties with the Gainesville School Board.
A trek is supposed to be a journey of great length, often traveled by walking.
After the U.S. has spent more than a decade in Afghanistan, more than 200 soldiers from Georgia are being tasked with securing and closing some bases in the country.
One year ago today Amanda Studer, a third-grade teacher at Gainesville Exploration Academy, was off campus with her class, cheering on the Red Elephants as the high school football team was preparing to go to the state championship.
Whether two Hall County Sheriff's Office employees were negligent or tasked with an impossible job was the focus of a termination hearing in November, according to a transcript of the hearing obtained by The Times.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners asserted earlier this week that politics and emotion have clouded the decisions of the seven-person Hall County Civil Service Board.
An international mountain biking organization has been given the go-ahead by the Hall County Board of Commissioners to begin designing a trail for the Cherokee Bluffs Park in Flowery Branch.
A new cross-country trail is not only a place to be active, but is a lesson in generosity for a handful of area college students.
Two Lawrenceville men were arrested Thursday on drug charges in Buford, authorities said.
Hall County's legislative delegation heard requests during a series of meetings Thursday. They include:
The Christmas season usually brings fun outings, delicious food and festive decorations. However, these merry perks can be hazardous to furry friends.
Information about the recent theft of firearms from a Cumming pawnshop could lead to a $10,000 reward.
Capt. Andre Niles with the Hall County Marshal's Office was named Wednesday as the state's 2013 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year.