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.
Developers already promised water will not be left high and dry, though Gainesville has resolved to curb new development in an effort to cut water use. The city is working to cut its water use to 15.82 million gallons per day, but has not quite reached the state-mandated target.
With the end of Thanksgiving comes the beginning of the Christmas season. And Flowery Branch Better Hometown celebrated the commencement of the season with a tree-lighting ceremony and prayer service Thursday evening.
As turkeys were basted and casseroles cooked on Thursday morning, the rain trickling down kitchen windows was yet another blessing for which to be thankful.
To conserve water, Gainesville officials resolved to work with schools to "go paper" in cafeterias, but the idea seemed paper-thin to nutrition employees in the Hall County School system.
The funding couldn't come at a better time.
If you feed them, they will come.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
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.