Horse riders from across the region gathered Saturday morning to show their skills at the New Classic Horse Show at the Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center in Gainesville.
A recently announced grant award will help Lanier Technical College students catch more sun in a couple of years. The Appalachian Regional Commission awarded a $55,000 grant to Lanier Technical College to develop a two-year associate degree in solar technology installation and repair. The college will match the grant with $110,000 over the next two years as the school draws on its existing programs to develop the new solar technology ...
The state has subpoenaed sales records from nearly 150 Georgia gas stations that are suspected of price gouging customers in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. But state officials won't identify the stations, and calls from The Times seeking comment were not returned by the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs. The Associated Press reports that more than 1,500 consumers have filed complaints over the ...
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal will be speaking at this morning's Conservative Forum.
North Hall Middle School took home a trophy from the Chestatee Middle vs. North Hall Middle football game this week for winning a competition with Chestatee Middle School to see which school could raise the most money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Starting next month, those who are elderly or home bound can get help paying heating costs through Ninth District Opportunity.
In the same day Americans got a glimpse of the National Intelligence Estimate report that paints a grim outlook for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, three Afghan girls were planting seeds of peace at North Hall Middle School. Three Brenau University students from Afghanistan echoed the findings of the national intelligence report draft. Khadija Safi and Shamim Siddiqi, both juniors at Brenau, and Najia Nasim, a freshman at Brenau, ...
Although the stock market may not have hit bottom, it will eventually rebound, said Suzanne Erickson, the chairwoman of business administration for Brenau University.
They weren't quite finished. On the heels of a sweep of southeast Gainesville three weeks ago that netted 29 arrests, Hall County sheriff's officials and Gainesville police were back out Friday morning, rousing suspected drug dealers from their beds with arrest warrants.
FLOWERY BRANCH – Two proposed developments, including one featuring an office building and a mini-warehouse, are set to go before the Flowery Branch City Council for a first vote Wednesday.
The news on Georgia's fiscal crisis is like recent rains - welcomed, but not enough to fix the problem. The state reported Wednesday that tax collections for September were up 4.5 percent, the first increase in four months. Revenues remained down 2.6 percent - or $110 million - for the fiscal year, though.
A 19-year-old Lula woman died and two others were injured Wednesday night in a collision on Old Cornelia Highway, according to the state patrol.
Today, firefighters from Hall County Fire Services' 15 stations will be out and about asking for donations for the annual "Give Burns the Boot" fundraising drive. Firefighters also will be out raising funds as the drive continues on Oct. 17 and 24. While most of the funds go to the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation, 10 percent of the money raised in Hall ...
First Baptist Church Gainesville is hosting Lead Like Jesus from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 17.
A jury took just 30 minutes to convict a Gainesville man Thursday of receiving and possessing child pornography following a three-day trial in federal court.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
Like Gainesville? Try the water.
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.