As part of Gainesville's drought response resolution, the public utilities department held an information sharing meeting with its 50 largest customers Friday. In the meeting, some industry leaders shared some of their water conservation measures.
The city of Gainesville was not liable for flooding from Flat Creek that swamped a trailer park off the Pearl Nix Parkway extension, a Hall County jury decided Friday.
BY DEBBIE GILBERT firstname.lastname@example.org When it comes to treating cancer with radiation therapy, "almost" isn't good enough. If doctors don't direct the beam exactly where it's needed, the energy could slice through healthy tissue with disastrous results. Last month, Northeast Georgia Medical Center began using a new linear accelerator - a machine that delivers radiation - that offers an unprecedented degree of precision. <p ...
BY ASHLEY FIELDING email@example.com GAINESVILLE- Santa came to Gainesville on Friday morning, but it was city employees who brought the gifts. Carol LaMonica, senior secretary for Gainesville's Community Service Center, presented a check of $2,200 to a representative for AVITA Community Partners at the 49th Annual Mayor's Motorcade. Mayor's Motorcade is a statewide initiative to bring the holiday spirit to patients ...
The body of a man found hanging from a tree this morning was a 53-year-old former inmate of the Gainesville Diversion Center who committed suicide, Hall Sheriff's officials said.
A Dahlonega-based gospel band that features two sisters from Gainesville has been nominated for its first Grammy award. Karen Peck & New River is among nominees for the Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album announced Thursday in Los Angeles.
A lighting malfunction forced a brief evacuation Thursday morning at Sugar Hill Elementary School in East Hall.
GAINESVILLE - Visiting your child's school, checking out a child for a doctor's appointment or other school business now involves a computer - and maybe a camera - at many area schools.
Gainesville officials will take measures to save water when the fire department tests its fire hydrants next week. The Insurance Services Office will test hydrants in the city to determine their ability to put out fires as part of its evaluation of the Gainesville Fire Department next week.
The secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has appealed to federal officials to delay any further reduction in the water flow from Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam at the border of Georgia and Florida. The dam is at the end of the Chattahoochee River and depends on water releases from Buford Dam on Lake Lanier.
Lawyers for a teen defendant facing the death penalty are asking a judge to prevent the news media from further reporting on a jailhouse tattoo on his forehead.
Hundreds of North Hall High School Trojans filled the stands of the North Hall gym Thursday evening, screaming, cheering and praying in celebration of the school's advancement to the Class AAA state semifinals. The pep rally starred the football players, a review of the season's best plays, a congratulatory video message from Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and, of course, the cheerleaders and Marching Trojans. After defeating Perry High ...
Some pretty obscure brands of beer are surfacing on the shores of Lake Lanier these days.
GAINESVILLE - Brenau University on Thursday awarded Dixie Ramsey for her lifetime of service to the university and Regions Financial Corp. for ongoing leadership in supporting Brenau and other community organizations.
A drug suspect struck a tree stump and a fire hydrant in a stolen SUV while fleeing authorities Thursday, according to sheriff's officials.
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.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.