One year after gathering momentum, a push to create a self-taxing district along Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in South Hall County has fizzled, with once-interested parties looking elsewhere for improvements along the busy strip.
Both Hall County and Gainesville school districts have enrolled new Central American refugee students this school year.
Air horns, diesel engines and an occasional siren out-blasted the amplified music Saturday in City Park as children climbed on trucks and heavy equipment at the 15th annual Touch a Truck event. Twenty-seven vehicles came this year and kid turnout was good, said Missy Bailey, recreation manager for Gainesville Parks and Recreation, sponsor of the free event. "Kids love a truck," Bailey said. "And if they can touch a truck and honk the horn ..." The annual event is an annual rite of passage for some parents. Brittany Peters of Gainesville had a group of kids in tow. "We've been ...
The Boy Scouts of America Northeast Georgia Council were host to the 2014 Council Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Saturday at First Baptist Church on Green Street.
Hall County officials met last week to discuss possible changes to the way bids are solicited and contracts are awarded, particularly in regards to purchasing orders.
Hall County Sheriff's Office Deputy Chad Mann traded his khakis for a tuxedo as the emcee for the "Brawl in the Hall" benefit Saturday night in the North Hall Community Center.
Evening thunderstorms in Northeast Georgia could bring floods, heavy winds and hail, the National Weather Service warns.
In an effort to reunite the community, Voices of Faith North church is honoring a slain Gainesville man today in a school supply giveaway.
The American Legion Paul E. Bolding Post 7 is dedicating its refurbished pavilion at 11 a.m. today at 2343 Riverside Drive, Gainesville.
An area real estate firm is asking the city of Gainesville to abandon a portion of Broad Street between Prior and Spring streets so it can connect the properties it owns there, including The Longstreet Clinic building, and pave the way for potential future expansion.
The man called "John Doe" found after suffering a heart attack in Gwinnett County has been identified as John Philip Rogers, an adjunct professor at Brenau University.
Four people were charged with methamphetamine trafficking in three incidents this week in Hall County, including one that authorities say involved a couple bringing an infant to a drug deal.
Hall County's fire chief relieved of command Monday was in charge of the search to purchase the ladder truck that injured three Hall County firefighters during a training accident July 22, county officials said.
With Election Day a little more than two months away, endorsements and the weight they carry could begin to have an affect on the fall races.
When Danielle Case embarked on a shopping trip to the mall with her sisters in 2009, she didn't know it would lead to an epiphany about the fashion choices available in her hometown.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins of Gainesville delivered the Republican Party's weekly radio address last weekend in response to President Barack Obama's usual Saturday remarks. And in this case, it was recorded in Gainesville.
Pap Datta hopes to turn Gainesville into the next hub of the craft brewing industry.
After almost a quarter century with the Hall County Juvenile Court, Judge Cliff Jolliff is retiring from the work he calls "extremely satisfying and extremely difficult."
An idea that started in Gainesville has begun to grow.
Residents of a local assisted living home didn't have far to go Friday to shop in the area's newest farmers market. Several area farmers, as well as craft and lotion businesses, set up in the parking lot of Summer's Landing at Limestone for the first annual farmers market. The market was to let residents at the assisted living and memory care facility get the farmers market experience without the travel, said Life Enrichment Director Rachel Wallace.
No one was home when a doublewide mobile home was destroyed by fire overnight in Lula, totalling $35,000 in damage.
One tiny finger at a time, Officer Terrelyn Singleton rubbed Cecilia Sisk's fingers in dark ink for fingerprinting. With her face consumed by a large pair of sunglasses, the 4-year-old was taking the same precautions as her mother.
Patients with health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield Georgia hang in limbo as the insurance company and Northeast Georgia Health System head toward contract deadlines.
A Gainesville woman accused of child molestation and rape involving a 4-year-old girl will not stand trial until she is further evaluated by mental health professionals.