Hall County's tally of rabies cases this year has increased to 21. The most recent incident occurred Sunday on Green Drive, off Clarks Bridge Road in North Hall. Mike Ledford, director of Hall County Animal Control, said a skunk came into contact with a domestic dog. "The dog actually grabbed the skunk and tossed it around a bit," he said. Authorities sent the ...
The pummelled economy has been a dark cloud for many involved in the buying and selling of real estate. However, Gainesville real estate executive Frank Norton Jr. said Tuesday that the glut of foreclosures hitting the market may actually be more of a silver lining than one would think.
Engineering and design plans for the Thurmond Tanner Parkway extension are in the final stages of approval.
A new business in Helen is offering a bird's-eye view of the Northeast Georgia mountains.
The fear that an earthen dam at a 20-acre private lake in White County would fail and flood nearby homes passed early Wednesday when a flood warning was lifted.
Getting in a wreck in Gainesville just isn't what it used to be. A recently revised ordinance allows wrecker companies to charge more than they have in the past when the police department calls them to the scene of an accident, to pick up an abandoned car or the vehicle of someone who has been arrested.
A Gainesville man fell to his death Sunday after attempting to remove a branch from a dead tree, Hall County sheriff's officials said. Hall County fire department responded to Vaughandale Circle at about 3:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon following reports that Demecio Riverra, 36, had fallen from a rotten tree, Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said. He had been attempting to cut a branch from the top of ...
An unoccupied farmhouse in North Hall was destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning, officials said. No one was hurt.
Stellar students and their favorite teachers got their time to shine Monday at The Times' Academic All-Stars Reception.
Oakwood residents were invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for a City Hall addition Monday that will nearly double the size of the building. The 3,200-square-foot addition is the second phase of the City Hall construction plan and will house the city's planning and public works departments. The first portion of the administrative office was completed on Walnut Circle in May 2003. Lamar Scroggs, Oakwood mayor, said the foundation ...
No, those aren't sidewalks being built alongside Interstate 985. "We get a lot of calls about that," said Crystal Paulk-Buchanan, spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Transportation.
A Flowery Branch man, pulled over for driving on a suspended license and without insurance, had more than enough Ecstasy in his car to catch a trafficking charge, sheriff's officials say. His wife also went to jail after attempting to keep officers from arresting her husband, authorities said.
Gainesville police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday night in a room at a local motel.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Gov. Sonny Perdue used the sagging shoreline of Lake Lanier as the backdrop to sign a bill that state officials believe will help expedite the building of new reservoirs.
Should Lake Lanier be managed differently from other lakes in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint basin?
Plans to build a "town within a town" on about 1,000 acres in Gainesville are heating up again.
The president and CEO of the Georgia Mountains YMCA is resigning to take a job as executive director of the Siskey YMCA in Matthews, N.C., a suburb of Charlotte.
A Wednesday donor drive could be just the ticket for a young Gainesville woman as she searches for a stem cell donor match - a cure for her cancer.
A Dawson County teen and star athlete died Monday night after she fell from the hood of a moving vehicle.
Actor Tom Hanks has donated $25,000 to Camp Toccoa at Currahee Inc. for its ambitious restoration of the World War II paratrooper training camp.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to pull $490,333 from its sewer fund to pay for emergency repairs related to May 19 floods.
If one drop of rain doesn't fall on Hall County until mid-August, the area would still have a surplus of rain for 2013.
Gainesville City Council is expected to hold an unscheduled meeting Thursday morning before its regular work session to vote again on amending its code to reduce the advertising requirements for annexations started by a local government.
The victim of a fatal single-vehicle accident early Sunday on Cleveland Highway has been identified as a Gainesville man.
Hall County commissioners will consider closing a railroad crossing on Tumbling Circle and abandoning the right of way at their Thursday evening meeting.
The Oakwood Police Department is working on a case against a Gainesville man involving a newspaper the department believes he fraudulently created called the Gainesville Observer.
A second Lula man in less than two weeks has been arrested on charges of manufacturing marijuana.
Two inches of rain has fallen so far today at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, and more may be on the way, according to the National Weather Service.
Hall County firefighters rescued four campers stranded on the Chattahoochee River on Monday morning.