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.
By the end of the year My Sister's Place, a homeless shelter for women and children, will be able to double the number of families it helps.
Dr. David Eugene Massey, who wore many hats in the Hall County School System, passed away Thursday at Emory Hospital in Atlanta at age 74.
A court recently ruled that Fayette County's at-large voting system violates the federal Voting Rights Act, but Gainesville's attorney maintains the city's system is legal.
Replacement of aging slabs or sections of concrete on part of the Gwinnett County section of Interstate 985 will continue through June.
Two serious ATV accidents earlier this month serve as caution for another spring/summer recreation activity which, like boating and motorcycling, can cause serious damage.
A full Lake Lanier has put the brakes on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Like the undisturbed surface of Lake Lanier, sometimes drowning can be calm and quiet.
Gainesville City Council unanimously approved amending land development code at a called council meeting Thursday morning.
Hall County formally presented its proposed budget at Thursday's board of commissioners meeting.
In the heat of the summer, 17-year-old Kelsey Kirkpatrick hangs out in the living room with her cat, Rosie.
A strong line of thunderstorms that moved through Northeast Georgia on Thursday evening left about 8,000 homes without power.
A teenager who jogged into the path of an automobile Thursday morning in Clermont was treated at Northeast Georgia Medical Center and released, authorities said.
Gainesville City Council members heard a presentation on the Hotel Motel Tax Fund and information on forming a nonprofit corporation at their Thursday work session.
Tonight's planned concert at the Smithgall Arts Center has been moved inside due to a forecast of rain, and the "Top Gun" movie screening has been canceled.
Local school systems were no different than many businesses during the economic sluggishness over the recession.
More than 400 people swabbed their cheeks Wednesday at East Hall High School during the Be The Match donor drive for Kelsey Bishop, 23, who has acute myeloid leukemia.
Deputies are looking for at least two people who were believed to be in a Saturn Aura that crashed on Sanders Road sometime after 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution Wednesday opposing a new Boy Scouts of America policy to allow gay youths to join the troops.
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.