A smoke alarm may have saved the lives of two people who escaped a burning home in North Hall early this morning, a fire official said.
The chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal has reimbursed the Gainesville Republican's campaign more than $93,000 after he was found to have exceeded outside income under the House of Representative's rules. Chris Riley, 39, informed the leaders of the House Committee on Standards of the oversight in a letter dated Wednesday.
Florida environmental officials have weighed in on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers interim operating plan that would limit flows into the Apalachicola River. They don't like it.
Some had been training year-round for the big event, others just for a few weeks.
People throughout Hall County bowed their heads Thursday, joining with fellow Christians across America for the National Day of Prayer. Created in 1952 by President Truman, the observance always takes place on the first Thursday in May.
According to the calendar, the project to remake the main roads in Oakwood is at the halfway point, but the Georgia Department of Transportation said work is ahead of schedule.
GILLSVILLE - Carolyn Bagwell never wanted her son to join the military, but Nathon Bagwell, 24, joined the Army last September before his mother had the chance to talk him out of it.
Running for mayor could be a possibility for 12-year-old Hania Rios, but she has plans to become an interior designer.
If I were mayor, I would do many things to make Gainesville a better place.
A Gainesville attorney who also engaged in various farming pursuits was inducted posthumously into the Hall County Agriculture Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Tom Jarrard, who died in 2007, was among three inductees at a breakfast ceremony.
Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Glenn Watson and his partner trained their air pistols on Cpl. Chris Farmer and blasted him with a barrage of tiny, round, green rubber pellets in Pam Moore's biology classroom Wednesday at East Hall High School.
Flowery Branch officials met Wednesday with members of the Flowery Branch Historic Preservation Commission to get the ball rolling on a $15 million mixed-use development planned for downtown.
Weather permitting, Georgia Department of Transportation crews will shift traffic on Atlanta Highway to the newly paved lanes between Poplar Springs Road to Old Southern Heritage Drive.
Black gold, Texas tea, bubbling crude - whatever you call it, used motor oil is generating revenue for Hall County recycling centers. But with the price of oil reaching all-time market highs, officials said they are having to keep an eye on the increasingly precious resource to fend off unpermitted haulers trying to steal it.
Bortolo Ruiz was fishing with four other Mexican day laborers at Wahoo Creek April 5 when a state Department of Natural Resources Ranger asked the men for their fishing licenses.
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.
Sometimes Allison Zafft said she thinks about the way her family and her life might have turned out if she'd never had her youngest daughter Aleah.
Local legislators and juvenile stakeholders praised Gov. Nathan Deal's signing of a juvenile reform bill.
On the surface, it seems like an obscure water project in a far corner of the state with no impact on the Hall County area.
Students at UNG's Dahlonega campus graduated this weekend, with colleges holding separate ceremonies between Friday and today. The College of Arts and Letters ceremony was held Friday night, the College of Science and Mathematics and the Mike Cottrell College of Business held ceremonies separately Saturday. Today, the College of Health Professions and College of Education students will earn their diplomas.
LULA - Four years ago, Shannon Jenrette wanted to do something to give back to those in the military and honor the memory of her late husband, Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, who was killed in action June 4, 2009, while serving in Afghanistan.
Nine AmeriCorps volunteers were honored Saturday afternoon by grateful city groups and environmental conservationists at Linwood Nature Preserve in Gainesville.
Savannah Schneider, a senior at West Hall High School, has already taken a class to start college life at Georgia Tech.
When Marett Peets first heard about Scotland's University of St. Andrews at a seventh-grade college fair, she thought it would be an interesting place to study but an unlikely place for her to land.
Most mornings Aaron Mullican is on the lake before sunrise and returns as the day is ending.
After two years of taking college-level, International Baccalaureate courses in high school, Ariana Cervantes is looking forward to spending a little time outside of the classroom.
The idea of pursuing a degree in mathematics at a school like Columbia University in New York is a big step for anyone.
If there's a criminal case to be solved, Cassidy Webber hopes to be the brains behind it.