The expedition to bring home the perfect Christmas tree is a long-standing tradition in many American homes, and it's no different at the governor's mansion.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County school system is set to hear from the public on proposed new attendance boundary lines in South Hall County.
Beginning Sunday, The Times takes you on a three-day "Journey to Vietnam."
Peachtree Doors announced Thursday that it would be closing its Gainesville plant on Ramsey Road and moving the production to a facility in Park Fall, Wis.
When Zell Miller calls, there is no doubt who is on the line. The former governor and U.S. senator once described his own mountain twang as "flavored by the Blue Ridge" and "more barbed wire than honeysuckle."
While libraries offer many programs for children and families, they sometimes struggle to reach the teenage crowd.
The Christmas spirit lives year round at the Three Dimensional Life regeneration home on Old Cornelia Highway.
A public meeting is scheduled Tuesday night to help people understand and cope with Georgia's drought. But if you want to sound off about who's to blame for Lake Lanier's record low level, you're better off writing a letter to the editor.
Growing up in Maryland, he was the polite, friendly neighborhood kid. In high school, he was the unruly, black-attired outcast. In Gainesville, he was regarded as a creepy stranger, and later, a jailhouse troublemaker.
Gainesville's public utilities department has discovered one way to get people to save water: Offer them money. The department is expanding a program to give credits on water bills for installing water-saving plumbing devices.
In a small, white church off Cleveland Highway, students assemble twice a week to take the various courses that will earn them a degree in theology. A ministry of Hillcrest Baptist Church, Gainesville Baptist Seminary and Bible College has continued to grow since it began in 1991.
A fire at a home on Winder Highway created a traffic jam late Friday afternoon. No one was home at the time and there were no injuries. Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said the call came in about 4:30 p.m. for the fire at a single story, 1,500 square-foot wood frame home at 4240 Winder Highway. The house was being rented by Israel Dino and was home to Dino, ...
Ten Gainesville youth took a step back in time on Friday as they learned what life was like during World War II. "It would be pretty scary and tough" to be a kid growing up in the midst of a war, said 11-year-old Jordan Banks, a student at Davis Middle School.
Hispanics have long dominated the student population in Gainesville city schools, but the ethnic group is quickly becoming a predominant group in Hall County schools as well.
Drake Shurtleff's shopping experience began at 8 a.m. Thursday. While many were awaiting a platter of turkey, Shurtleff was awaiting the opening of Best Buy electronics store on Dawsonville Highway.
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.
East Hall and North Hall high schools will soon be home to brand-new facilities for their fine arts departments, including their respective theater programs.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center will hold its 34th annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration at 7 p.m. Monday.
If you're looking for a way to work off that holiday turkey and extra helpings of mashed potatoes, lace up those walking shoes and head to North Hall Middle School.
Looking for some low-tech entertainment for the kids over the holidays?
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.