The Christmas holiday weekend ended up with a gift to area law enforcement - little in the way of wrecks, let alone serious ones.
Beginning in January, budget cuts will take their toll on departments directly responsible for public safety in Gainesville.
With one last holiday to look forward to this year, many people are already making their list of New Year's resolutions.
BRASELTON - As 2009 draws to a close, Château Élan staff are planning for the resort's end of the year party - the Masquerade New Year's Celebration.
Dave Moody has been an educator for more than 17 years, but he said the past five years directing elementary education in Hall County schools have been the best.
Lanier Technical College recently received recognition from a national accrediting organization.
A recent report on booster seat safety has caused confusion and undue concern for parents, the nation's largest child safety advocacy group says.
BRASELTON - The town of Braselton received an A- bond rating from Standard & Poor's on its water and sewer revenue bonds, which will fund several town projects in the next two to three years.
When it comes to the H1N1 virus there are several unknowns. However, one thing is for sure: The number of confirmed cases are "significantly" underreported.
Despite the preparations, doomsday scenarios had many stocking up on bottled water and making sure they had cash on hand and a full tank of gas in the car.
The new year will usher in a new function of Gainesville government as the city takes on its own tourism marketing and control of downtown revival.
Frank Hooper has lived with the Gainesville Police Department his whole life.
As most children are tinkering with their new Christmas toys, some children in Hall County still are hoping for a home.
JEFFERSON - Hoschton will be getting a new gas station and its newest park will have a lighted walking trail and playing fields now that the county commission has given its OK to both.
The Junior ROTC program at local high schools can provide students with much more than discipline and focus. It can also lead to big college scholarships.
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In Hall County and all along Lake Lanier, it's important to know how to swim.
The Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis is taking shape with Gov. Nathan Deal's appointment this week of Gainesville resident and pharmacist Sara "Mandy" Wilson Reece, and the state's patient registry will soon come online.
Gainesville High School will hold graduation commencement exercises for the class of 2015 Friday at 7 p.m. at City Park Stadium.
The Americans with Disabilities Act Legacy Tour will make its second visit to Gainesville from noon to 3 p.m. Friday with exhibits on display at Brenau University's Downtown Center at 301 Main St. SW.
A suspected MS-13 gang member was arrested Tuesday in Flowery Branch in connection with the 2011 execution-style deaths of two brothers in New York.
No matter how much his business grows, regardless of how rapidly his mortgage banking company expands, Wes Hunt's past and present will always be inextricably linked.
To be literate in science and social studies, students need the most accurate, updated education possible.
It's been a struggle for Hall County to drum up competition for its goods, services and capital improvement needs over the last year, and the result could be costly for taxpayers.
North Georgia Community Foundation is hosting Philanthropy at its Best, an opportunity to learn how the foundation can be a charitable giving resource for professional advisors and their clients.
Gainesville resident Zack Thompson announced Wednesday that he will run against incumbent Bob Hamrick for the Ward 2 seat on the Gainesville City Council this fall.
Five people indicted in the death of a Taxi El Palmar driver filed motions recently related to a new judge presiding over the case and to have separate trials.
The teenage driver in a single-vehicle wreck that killed a rising North Forsyth High School senior last June faces five years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree vehicular homicide.
Alicia Serra earned local finance officer certification in the first quarter of 2015 through the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government's financial management training program.
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