U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, told members of the Rotary Club of Gainesville on Monday that a financial crisis looms in the federally funded Medicare program a decade from now. Deal, ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Health, told the civic club that a significant population in the 9th Congressional District, which he represents, is already dependent on government health care programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid. The 9th ...
BUFORD - When it opened 34 years ago, the PineIsle Resort was the crown jewel of Lake Lanier. The hotel was the first major venue at Lake Lanier Islands and continued to be a popular destination for both tourists and conventions. The 254-room hotel went through a succession of owners. The final one, Marriott Corp., closed the hotel on Nov. 4, 2005. The terms of the lease of the ...
In eight years with Home Development Resources, Mary Ledbetter, the organization's executive director, said she has never experienced a foreclosure rate as high as the one that plagues Hall County.
HOMER - What does it take to assemble Georgia's Largest Easter Egg Hunt? How about 100,000 individually wrapped candy eggs, 100 plastic prize eggs, volunteers and 10 acres of prime egg-hunting real estate.
Being diagnosed with cancer is like being thrown into a maze and not knowing how to find your way out.
Drive by any church in the Gainesville area today and you're likely to see a lot more cars than usual.
What kid doesn't love a treasure hunt?
GAINESVILLE -- Environmentalists and Gainesville officials agree that Flat Creek is a lot better than it was about 10 years ago.
If you want to give your child a gift this Easter, the Georgia Department of Agriculture recommends that you stick with marshmallow Peeps and chocolate bunnies rather than their living counterparts.
The receded waters of Lake Lanier, low pool and all, will be on display for a national audience of fishing enthusiasts this summer when the Outdoor Channel airs an edition of "Ultimate Match Fishing" that wrapped up Saturday at the Lake Lanier Islands resort. For bass fishermen, the low lake has been a boon, and attracted the cable network to Lanier for the first time for its invitational tournament. <p ...
ATLANTA - A word of Dutch origin ended an East Hall Middle School eighth-grader's third and deepest run as a spelling bee champion.
When federal authorities last August announced the indictments of 25 defendants of mostly Cuban descent in connection with a large-scale marijuana "grow house" operation, it was thought that the organization had been dismantled.
Dr. Doug Tanner has a simple technique for vaccinating a long, tail-wagging line of furry, four-legged animals for rabies: "Hurry."
Homeowners can get information to help them keep their homes at an event being held next week in Gainesville by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
The Georgia Department of Transportation warns drivers that continuing work on four road projects will cause lane closures next week in Hall County.
Special Olympics Georgia is looking for hundreds of volunteers to help with an event in Hall County next fall.
One person died Wednesday in a one-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road near Roy Parks Road in East Hall County.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader stood among the construction of the Brenau Downtown Center as workers continued to place the final touches of a renovation that's been nearly nine months in the making.
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.
DAWSONVILLE- Authorities say a single-engine plane on its way to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee lost radar and radio contact Monday night before crashing in a heavily wooded area of Dawson County, killing the pilot.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.