A sinkhole near Ga. 400 that nearly doubled in size after last week's torrential rain showers has led to Dawson County declaring a local emergency.
In Lula, a North Hall town of a little less than 3,00 people, acts of violence are often only read about or seen on the news.
Hall County Fire Services is still working to determine the cause of a fire that did between $600,000 and $700,000 in damage to a house in Flowery Branch.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proposing to create a new law enforcement division, separating it from the Wildlife Resources division, a move that has angered many wildlife advocates.
A female passenger was flown by helicopter to Grady Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday after a Ford Explorer was involved in a single-vehicle accident.
The pedestrian bridge in Gainesville should be repaired and reopened by this weekend. Barclay Fouts, construction project manager, said a section of sidewalk that settled and cracked is being replaced. The approximately 10-by-30-foot section is on the square, or City Hall, side of the bridge. "It's just a piece of sidewalk that's developed a crack," Fouts said. "The way you fix that is you break it up with a jackhammer, or hydraulic hammer, rework the ...
Honor Guards of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Gainesville Police Department and Georgia Army National Guard conducted a 24-hour vigil Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Gainesville to honor veterans.
Fueled by a $10,000 donation, the Georgia Mountains YMCA is moving to improve its swimming pool at the Oakwood branch, including plans to add a bubblelike enclosure for cold-weather months.
Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden is taking nonpayment of taxes on mobile homes seriously.
Low-income seniors are scheduled to get some more affordable housing options next year when a new apartment complex in the New Holland area is completed.
Gainesville's annual Memorial Day parade boasted a terrific crowd, and the "best weather we've had," according to David Dellinger, American Legion Paul E. Bolding Post 7 commander.
Bolstered by good weather and a full pool, Lake Lanier enforcement officials were kept busy over the holiday weekend with boating incidents and citations.
Lake Lanier advocates have long pushed for an increase in the lake's full pool to 1,073 feet above sea level.
The annual Gainesville Memorial Day parade begins at 10 a.m. today, starting at First Baptist Church on Green Street and ending at the corner of E.E. Butler Parkway and Spring Street.
Johnny Hulsey choked up as he led a Memorial Day weekend service Sunday at Rock Creek Veterans Park in Gainesville.
With temperatures climbing to the low 90s Wednesday and a heat index reaching the mid-90s, it appears it is officially that time of year again in Northeast Georgia, when sweltering heat and high humidity are the norm. Until recently, soaring temperatures have been kept at bay thanks to the area's surplus of steady rain and overcast skies.
Subsidized federal student loan rates are set to double in July, increasing monthly payments for thousands of students across the state, possibly making post-secondary education less of a reality for many.
Jaemor Farms is growing, and not just peaches.
Hall County may increase residents' property taxes to fund improvements in fire services, including a new fire station, personnel and equipment.
"At-risk" middle school students are now the targets of a program developed with tactics to increase academic performance and high school graduation rates.
Gainesville police are looking for a woman who is believed to have used stolen credit cards at Publix on Thompson Bridge Road.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs now expects to open its new Oakwood Community Based Outpatient Clinic on Aug. 19.
An apartment complex designed for seniors is planned near the Ga. 400 corridor.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board unanimously approved a request of a local church to place an electronic sign on display.
The Hall County School District is hosting a "School Budgeting Basics" seminar Monday.
Plans to build a "town within a town" on about 1,000 acres in Gainesville are heating up again.
The president and CEO of the Georgia Mountains YMCA is resigning to take a job as executive director of the Siskey YMCA in Matthews, N.C., a suburb of Charlotte.
A Wednesday donor drive could be just the ticket for a young Gainesville woman as she searches for a stem cell donor match - a cure for her cancer.
A Dawson County teen and star athlete died Monday night after she fell from the hood of a moving vehicle.