Students who don't live in the Hall County School District will now have an opportunity to come inside - if space allows.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to approve a $257,000 contract Thursday for the architectural design of a new sheriff's office.
More students will equal more teachers in next year's county school budget.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote Thursday on whether to hire Siemens for energy-efficiency projects now that language in a proposed contract has been clarified.
Transportation plans usually affect humans, not a federally protected bird of prey.
Uncertainty over federal transportation dollars beyond July 1 may mean motorists who have long had a bumpy ride over the Dawsonville Highway westbound bridge crossing Lake Lanier may have to wait a bit longer for relief.
In a final dash before the legislative session ended Thursday, the Georgia General Assembly passed a bill widely expanding gun rights.
Public health advocates say addressing the fear of legal repercussions after dialing 911 will save overdose victims in a medical crisis after Georgia's "medical amnesty" bill passed the legislature Tuesday.
While backlash against the Common Core continues among political groups in Georgia, it appears the state is doing well in implementing the set of standards.
For many, reading may be a leisurely activity to enjoy during a quiet afternoon. For 10 Centennial Arts Academy students, it's a sport.
Hall County and area municipal officials will gather today to begin laying the groundwork for a new special purpose local option sales tax.
Players broke from the usual protocol and charged onto the field Saturday morning at City Park during opening day ceremonies for the Gainesville Parks and Recreation baseball and softball teams.
Kay Blackstock, executive director of the Georgia Mountain Food Bank, said Saturday night's first-ever celebration of the organization's new Harvester Club wasn't a challenge issued but an invitation to the community to help feed more people in the coming year.
If there was a college basketball tournament going Saturday, visitors to the Gainesville's Smithgall Woodland Garden weren't concerned with missing the games.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Persimmon Tree Road area of North Hall County after a rabid raccoon came in contact with a dog.
There's no one road for a woman to take when it comes to owning and operating her own business.
Annual tax assessment notices for about 4,200 commercial and industrial properties in Hall County were dropped in the mail today, but it's not time to pay up quite yet.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced two separate efforts to pursue clinical trials on a cannabis-based drug that has shown promise in helping children who suffer from seizure disorders.
The Gwinnett County District Attorney's office has given notice of intent to increase the punishment in the slaying of a Gainesville woman.
Work continues on a new Clarks Bridge across Lake Lanier in Gainesville. The project, which also calls for a new pedestrian tunnel under Ga. 284, is set for completion by Dec. 31, 2015. When completed, the new bridge will have 12-foot lanes and an 8-foot shoulder in each direction.
A fire caused by unattended cooking damaged a home in the 1800 block of Tulip Drive in Gainesville, but the occupants got out without injury, authorities said.
As it looks to expand recreational opportunities, renovate park facilities and increase staff, the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department has proposed a $5.261 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year.
A partnership between the Gainesville Nonprofit Development Foundation and Habitat for Humanity of Hall County to build and rehabilitate homes and neighborhoods across Gainesville is beginning to pay big dividends.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville argued Wednesday before the House Armed Service Committee for control of Camp Frank D. Merrill near Dahlonega to be transferred from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Aurelio Guzman has fond childhood memories of the El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville.
Two former Hall County Sheriff's Office employees have entered into mediation with three then-inmates alleging civil rights violations in a Dec. 22, 2010, incident at the jail.
A tentative May trial date has been set for three Gainesville residents accused in a child sex trafficking case in Hall County Superior Court.