Gainesville City Council gave the initial OK on Tuesday night for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway, near the shores of Lake Lanier, after several concessions were made to area residents opposed to the size of the development.
A man working at a Dawsonville Highway auto shop was killed today when a car rolled on top of him, according to Hall County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Deputy Nicole Bailes.
A Gainesville man has been charged after a 17-year-old reported she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted before she was able to escape and 911 was called.
Turnout was steady at polling places across Hall County this Election Day as voters cast ballots in highly competitive races for governor and the U.S. Senate.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will offer a workshop for individuals who are interested in either starting or growing a new venture.
ATLANTA - Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and his Democratic challenger Jason Carter both promised a clear win today if their supporters get to the polls.
1. You'll need a valid identification to vote, including one of the following: state or federal government employee photo ID; Georgia driver's license, even if expired; valid U.S. passport; valid U.S. military photo ID; or valid tribal photo ID.
Election Day troubles are mounting early in Hall County and across the state of Georgia.
A Hall County bus driver collided with a pickup truck Monday morning at Sardis Road and Dawsonville Highway.
Two area high schools recently won state titles for their one-act plays, both of which told stories of family struggles and values.
Gainesville City Council will meet tonight to vote on an annexation and rezoning request that, if approved, will allow for the development of a 219-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier.
If all goes as planned, a road washed out during a 2013 flood may finally be repaired nearly two years later.
Gainesville City Schools is creating a plan in the event a student or employee contracts an infectious disease, such as Ebola.
A Cornelia woman has been charged with vehicular homicide after she allegedly caused a motorcyclist to go off the road.
The railroad crossing at Athens Street in Gainesville is closed until 4 p.m. Friday so that Norfolk Southern Railroad can replace tracks.
While the plan has been downsized, city officials and many members of the local community believe a better project is now in the works to build five homes on land between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Mill Street in Gainesville.
High school students don't usually wear dresses and heels or shirts and ties to school.
One of the men charged in a Gainesville shooting June 5 pleaded not guilty in a Thursday arraignment.
The family of a missing Gainesville man is offering a reward for any information into his disappearance.
A Gainesville homeless man accused of killing another homeless man and assaulting others pleaded not guilty at a Thursday arraignment.
Georgia residents are in luck this holiday season, as gas prices hang well below $3 just in time for family travels.
Parents, teachers, superintendents and state legislators are warily supportive of Common Core standards.
A family-filled event included kiddie train rides and free horse-drawn carriage rides with the evening culminating in the lighting of the Main Street Market's Holiday Chicken, which sits atop the building. This year's lighting was accompanied by a sound and light show by Deb and Don Harkrider. Adults could also marvel at the beautifully lit trees adorning the square. Stores on the square decorated for the season and extended their hours, allowing shoppers extra time to find and purchase Christmas gifts.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man reported missing since Tuesday afternoon.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has approved a rezoning needed for the estimated $100 million expansion of Kubota Manufacturing of America into the Gateway Industrial Centre off Ga. 365 in North Hall.
Gainesville police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting on West Avenue that led to a 21-year-old's death.
Two area couples were honored Thursday for their generosity and service to the community at an annual philanthropy luncheon.
A man suspected of child enticement surrendered to authorities following an hour-and-a-half standoff Thursday at Laurel Park.
The traditional classroom setting, with students poring over notes and teachers scribbling on chalkboards, is a thing of the past.
Gainesville City Council has approved new policies and procedures for the ways redevelopment projects seeking Tax Allocation District financing are evaluated and approved.