The state board of elections will meet next month to decide what action, if any, to take after a preliminary investigation by the Secretary of State's office found 14 potential violations of election law in connection with last July's general primary in Hall County.
A tornado touched down Friday in Newton County, leaving several homes and businesses damaged and one person injured.
More than 200 students from Hall County high schools competed in the kick beep ball games at the Mulberry Park Community Center. The game consisted of kicking a ball while blindfolded to an opposing team that was also blindfolded. The runner then goes toward a beeping target after kicking the ball while the other team tries to pick up the beeping ball and turn it off before the runner gets to the target. The event ...
The giant bump in the gym floor at Centennial Arts Academy in Gainesville is no more. Repairs on the floor damaged by flooding on Jan. 1 have been completed, and students are again able to use the school gym. A leak in the roof over the winter holidays led to buckling of the wooden floorboards in the building. The Gainesville City Board of Education approved repairs to the gym's roof and floor at a February ...
Theresa Panter was a regular runner in the Boston Marathon. Her husband, Allan, was in town to support her. As she near the end of the race, Allan took his place near the finish line.
The Hall County elections office committed 14 violation of state election law during last year's July primary, a preliminary investigation by the Georgia Secretary of State's office has concluded.
Four Democratic and four Republican senators formally unveiled a sweeping immigration bill Thursday at a news conference attended by traditional opponents from big business and labor, and conservative and liberal groups.
All of Gainesville's roads seemed to lead back to Green Street during a two-hour public discussion Thursday night of the city's traffic trouble spots.
When trains are present, drivers seeking to cross the railroad tracks at Atlanta Highway and Lights Ferry Road in Flowery Branch should expect longer waits due to culvert reconstruction.
A gun sales shop is on its way to downtown Flowery Branch. City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to lease city-owned property at 5318 Railroad Ave. to John Dempsey of JDEMDOG Enterprises. Dempsey is fully licensed by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and "has the appropriate insurance," according to a city agenda document. The lease is for three years, with monthly rent at $500 the first year, $625 the second year ...
Tray Hughes Ross of Gainesville has been recognized as a hero by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
Ga. 369 in northeastern Forsyth County was shut down for several hours Wednesday morning following a fatal two-vehicle wreck involving a tractor-trailer.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Chamber Chase, Get Fit Stay Fit Corporate Challenge run, a 5-kilometer race for fitness, on Thursday. Runners lined up at the starting line at Riverside Military Academy at 6 p.m. Immediately following the run was a 2-mile wellness walk, held for nonrunners.
Lily Ann Hester spent 98 days in the hospital's newborn intensive care unit after being born two months early with a congenital heart defect.
For those who love to hike, they may think more about the trees and wildlife than the trail itself. But a group of young people visiting Gainesville is getting a newfound respect for the trail.
Volunteers at the Historic Clermont DIP Library opened its one-room library in the town's gym last year, but soon there will be more room to spread out.
The Gainesville/Hall '96 Foundation's next life was started Monday, 17 years after playing a large role in creating the 1996 Lake Lanier Olympic Center and maintaining the site's legacy.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to forge ahead this spring and summer with issuing dock permits, and not resort to moving employees assigned to that task to covering parks, as it had to do last year.
A 10-member focus group giving input to Gainesville's transportation master plan is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St.
A horse barn was destroyed and one horse killed in a fire Monday afternoon in East Hall County.
The Hall County Board of Education discussed ways to maintain employee morale while working within next year's tight budget.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to apply for a grant to help pay for a sewer system that would serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.
Making a sandwich is easy: two slices of bread, some meat and cheese, and voila.
A Hall County native is at the forefront of research into oyster populations, a touchy subject for some Lake Lanier advocates who fret over water releases to protect endangered species in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hall County expects to learn the results of its application to the Governor's Water Supply Program for funding the Glades Reservoir later this year.
Since taking the helm of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Gerald Couch has instituted changes both structurally and cosmetically, from streamlined command staff to refurbished patrol cars.
ATLANTA - The water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia is provoking hardball politics in Congress, where Georgia lawmakers derailed a proposal that could restrict metro Atlanta's water supply.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Resolution 293 last week despite reservations over the renaming of Ga. 347 east of Interstate 985 in South Hall County, his office said.
Fires in different parts of Hall County on Sunday kept firefighters busy on Mother's Day afternoon.