A bill moving through the legislature could allow guns into churches, more bars and government buildings as well as permit teachers to carry them into schools. Decisions would be left up to each individual institution, which local leaders are glad of.
The first public marina on Lake Lanier in at least 30 years - and the first ever on the Chestatee River arm of Lanier - is being considered by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Gainesville officials are hoping a name change to the tourism and trade office will boost economic development and help attract more visitors and conventions.
The state concluded its case Tuesday against Jeffrey Hubbard, an Atlanta man accused of homicide in the boating death of 11-year-old Kile Glover.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Hall County Cooperative Extension, is seeking nominations for the annual agribusiness awards.
Two Hall County men have been arrested charged with possession with the intent to distribute drugs, authorities said.
A Hall County man was in jail Tuesday night after allegedly leading Hall County deputies on an extended car chase and foot search that lasted two hours and ended under an abandoned house.
Weather permitting and if testing goes well, a new traffic signal is set to start operating midmorning Thursday at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
As childhood obesity rates soar across the nation and especially in Georgia, some Gainesville Middle School parents are eager to learn more about how to change the trend.
Taking days off for winter weather now means being in class during spring weather for University of North Georgia students.
For Mark Stephens, ranger with the Department of Natural Resources, July 6, 2012, marked the second death investigation on Lake Lanier involving children he had responded to in less than a month.
About 30 student members of the Gainesville Junior Homesteaders Club made cheese from a kit Monday at Gainesville Exploration Academy. Most seemed to enjoy the experience more than the final product, but they tasted it anyway with only a few grimaces. The after-school club, formerly known as The Garden Club, meets each Monday and has explored beekeeping and gardening, plans to pick strawberries, revisit beekeeping and gardening and will make pizza dough to go with their mozzarella next week, said club leader and parent volunteer Amanda Castaneda. Parent Maria Martinez, whose sons Henry, 10, and Angel, 9, helped make the ...
After last week's snowstorm canceled a Gainesville City Council work session and Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting, local government will resume this week with a full agenda of business to vote on.
With upcoming elections and business issues on his mind, Secretary of State Brian Kemp on Monday shared his thoughts about what lies ahead for Georgia and its residents at the Gainesville Rotary Club's meeting at First Baptist Church.
A rezoning to enable a proposed subdivision with up to 302 homes off Ga. 13/Falcon Parkway in South Hall County got the Oakwood Planning Commission's approval Monday night.
Gainesville officials are looking to amend the city's alcoholic beverage ordinance in hopes it will entice a South Hall business, which serves draft beer to go, to open on the downtown square.
Tony Beatty, a longtime Republican campaign strategist and consultant, pulled out of the District 1 race for the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday after qualifying earlier this week.
The Gainesville Police Department is seeking a No. 2 in command after Maj. Paul Sherman retired in January, officials said.
Winter is hanging on with an icy grip as residents of the Northeast Georgia mountains could see some frozen precipitation tonight into Friday.
A memorial service is planned today for a Riverside Military Academy student who died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident.
One person was being treated for minor smoke inhalation after a residential fire in Gainesville, city fire officials said.
Craig Lutz, R-Flowery Branch, filed papers Thursday to qualify for a seat on the Public Service Commission's District 4. Lutz had previously announced his intention to join the race, which also includes Douglas Kidd, R-Lavonia, and incumbent Bubba McDonald, R-Clarkesville.
The high in Burlington, Vt., today is expected to be around 20.
Jeffrey Hubbard of Atlanta will serve four years in prison for crashing into and killing 11-year-old Kile Glover in a summer 2012 wreck on Lake Lanier.
Some area businesses are hoping to find their own source of green at Don Carter State Park.
Republican candidates running for elected office in Hall County have been asked to sign a No Tax Pledge this week during the qualifying period.
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter, falling between Feb. 4 and March 10. It is the day after Shrove Tuesday, known in some quarters as Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras.
A Flowery Branch man accused of assaulting a deputy was acquitted by a Hall County jury of the most serious violent felony on Friday, but convicted of felony obstruction.
Riverside Military Academy officials have confirmed an 18-year-old student has died from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident.