After being stuck indoors due to snow, sleet and ice, Gainesville residents were happy Sunday to see sunshine and warmer temperatures return.
Some 70 area companies are preparing to showcase their products and services Thursday at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Buy Local/Safe & Green Expo, after the event was postponed Tuesday due to snow.
Public schools already get a four-day grace period for winter weather, but the state board of education is considering tacking on extra flexibility as classrooms across Georgia scramble to make up time lost to inclement conditions.
Some state lawmakers are asking for more discretion in the criminal prosecution and sentencing of teens.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will consider filling four full-time positions related to capital improvement projects and economic development when it meets this week to make up for a postponed session resulting from last week's snow and ice storm.
The Hall County School District may soon find itself having to choose between three options that may not be just right.
If you felt some extra rumbling Sunday afternoon, it wasn't your imagination.
A great teacher has the capability of not only molding young minds but changing lives, not only for students, but for the community.
Last week's winter blast didn't just paralyze traffic; it also froze up dollars consumers normally drop at area businesses.
The two men didn't get into a fight or even speak to each other before they left Branch House Tavern, according to a manager. But what happened after they left is less certain, except that one was shot dead.
Most think of California or the West Coast as the likely source for an earthquake.
During hard economic times, many people have gone without such benefits as health and dental insurance, making it difficult to receive the proper care they need.
The Northeast Georgia Alpine Village of Helen on Saturday celebrated its fourth annual Fasching, the German version of Mardi Gras, with a parade and a quick group float through town on the Chattahoochee River in the afternoon and a party Saturday night. "Our purpose is to be spontaneous, fun, and to promote the city," said one of the event's organizers, Sharon Hartis. "No politics, just fun." Thirty-five brightly dressed "faschingverein" put in their inflatable rafts along River Street and floated about a quarter-mile through town, taking out at the Munich Strasse bridge. Helen's "friendship city" of Fussen, Germany ...
Hall County is reviewing a number of proposed changes to its business license code to streamline the collection of fees and have its budget better reflect the revenues due.
University of North Georgia President Bonita. C. Jacobs has announced the school will extend the spring semester calendar by four days to May 1 to make up for days lost to winter weather.
Riverside Military Academy officials have confirmed an 18-year-old student has died from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident.
Two people escaped a house fire Tuesday night in South Hall County.
A Gainesville man is accused of setting a series of fires on Feb. 26.
The struggle to develop one unified vision while maintaining individual campus identities was evident at a University of North Georgia strategic planning town hall meeting.
Although the inmates' emotions were sometimes imperceptible as they learned they were the inaugural class in a first-of-its-kind educational and vocational training program for Georgia prisoners, one man voiced joy at being back home.
With Crossover Day now past, state representatives from Hall County were left Tuesday counting their wins and losses in this year's session of the Georgia General Assembly.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department reports hundreds of residents are owed refunds on their water accounts.
Work on a new bridge on Bryant Quarter Road near Gillsville could wrap up by the end of the month, weather permitting.
The Gainesville City Council met Tuesday to appoint members to several advisory committees, boards and commissions.
One of South Hall County's oldest shopping centers is about to get its first face-lift in almost 40 years and is expected to attract new businesses, including an Aldi grocery store.
A roomful of college students got a 90-minute snapshot of the last 50-plus years of world history - from the Bay of Pigs to the Vietnam War to the most recent events in Ukraine - from a man who helped shape world events.
Hall County recently got an upgrade from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, one of the leading credit rating agencies in the country, for bonds and debts it owes.
Flowery Branch police officers responded to a call Friday about an abandoned child at the Quad Oaks Apartments, and not only found the 2-year-old alone, but an indoor marijuana-growing operation potentially worth $8,000.
For Gainesville resident Danny Tymchuk and his family, the upheaval in Ukraine gives them an eerie sense of déjà vu.
In two years, a national movement for a constitutional convention of states will be a hot issue "over and above the presidential election," the effort's Georgia state director predicted.