Hall County recently received nearly $500,000 of competitive grant money - part of which was awarded to continue the revitalization of the Black and Cooley drives area - making it the only county in the state to receive the revitalization grant.
What many local residents had hoped would be a week full of rain has turned out to be exactly the opposite. Based on the original trajectory of Tropical Storm Fay, meteorologists were predicting that North Georgia could be in for a large soaking at the beginning of the week.
It was a toss-up when Amy Davidson was narrowing her graduate school options.
A Forsyth County cheerleader's mom is going to court over a dispute with a local youth cheer association president that reportedly got a little bit rowdy.
Is this the last splash for the Green Street Pool?
For a few days, the clock has been set back 30 years as James Mathis Sr. reclaims his role as the great promoter. In his heyday, Mathis would serve cherry pie at his bank to commemorate George Washington's birthday. He gave out piggy banks with the likeness of cowboy star Hopalong Cassidy to encourage young people to save. He seemed to never run out of new ideas to ...
The admitted triggerman in a drug-related double homicide told a jury that the man on trial this week in Hall County Superior Court told him to pull the trigger.
An assistant principal at Johnson High School is stable but remains in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital two weeks after surviving a one-car wreck on his way to work. Mike Adcock is still in the intensive care unit at Grady Memorial Hospital, recovering from broken bones in both legs, a broken ankle, pelvis and rib, which contributed to a collapsed lung, said Hall County school system spokesman Gordon Higgins. ...
A deputy who was injured in a standoff with a 65-year-old Lula man last week is recovering from his third surgery, a spokesman for the Hall County Sheriff's Office said. Deputy Joe Groover, 35, underwent a surgical procedure that repaired some of the skin on his right forearm Thursday, Hall County Maj. Jeff Strickland said.
Seven Hall County high school students will be spending three days a week this semester at Lake Lanier Islands Resort fielding guests' requests at the front desk, creating gourmet cuisine, making beds and even scrubbing bathrooms. Hall County school system is partnering with Lake Lanier Islands Resort this year to create Hospitality High, a hands-on program in which students from various Hall County high schools get firsthand experience in the ...
Oakwood is working to revive its development authority, which had become dormant with all members' terms expired in 2002. "We're just trying to get it up and running again and get the proper appointments in place," City Manager Stan Brown said Thursday.
Gov. Sonny Perdue took direct aim Wednesday at institutional investors he believes are falsely driving up the cost of corn and other commodities.
Tuition for out-of-district Gainesville school system students could go up this school year.
Hall County has received a federal grant for close to $500,000 to continue revitalizing and building affordable housing.
The Gainesville Police Department is set to kick off its sixth annual Business Police Academy on Sept. 9.
If you're looking for a way to work off that holiday turkey and extra helpings of mashed potatoes, lace up those walking shoes and head to North Hall Middle School.
Looking for some low-tech entertainment for the kids over the holidays?
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.