Hall County has been awarded $13 million for sewage system infrastructure improvements. The two Clean Water State Revolving Fund loans, awarded by the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority, will help finance construction of sewer infrastructure to provide wastewater services to the Mulberry Creek and Calvary Church Road areas.
Hall County Fire Services recently was awarded a $5,000 Heritage Grant through the Fireman's Fund and Papa John's Pizza, which was used to purchase "Buzz E. Smoke Alarm", a robot smoke detector that talks, sings and changes expressions as he talks to kids about fire safety.
Tommy Ward's family has been in the oyster business on Apalachicola Bay for half a century. His company, Buddy Ward & Son, is named for his late father, who started the enterprise in 1957.
The owner of a wild animal park near Dahlonega says he's grateful to everyone who came to his aid after the park ran out of water last week.
A young family of four lost their home and belongings early this morning in a fire on C. Loggins Road.
Hall County SWAT team members arrested a suspect in a Tuesday bank robbery in Suwanee this morning in Flowery Branch, officials said.
And so a new wave of watering restrictions washes over Gainesville. The Gainesville City Council approved a resolution that tightened the already taut watering restrictions Tuesday night at its first council meeting of November.
GAINESVILLE - Already feeling nostalgic about that August heat wave?
Few contested races on the ballots resulted in light turnout for Tuesday's elections across Hall County in an off-cycle election year.With most races uncontested, the highest turnout was in Flowery Branch, at around 21 percent. Turnout in Gainesville was below 4 percent for the City Council and school board races there.
It's a golden moment in a parents' life - when their child steps out into the world and gets a job.
The Hall County school board is looking at a land swap that would enable the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County to build a 25,000-square-foot center next to Lyman Hall Elementary School.
GAINESVILLE - Election Day is here.
Forty young athletes took the field at the Georgia Dome Sunday morning to compete in the Team Championship level of the NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick challenge - and 9-year-old Gainesville native Drew Atha took home first place for his age group.
Do you get a sinking feeling whenever you think about the drought? Maybe it's not your imagination. In some parts of the Southeast, extreme drought has made house foundations more vulnerable to sinking, cracking and leaking. The problem is occurring mostly in areas that have clay soils. "When the soil dries out, it contracts and pulls away from the foundation," said Tim Slater, owner of Tri-State ...
After delaying Gregg Kettyle's request to rezone 7.9 acres of property for an auto repair and junkyard business, the Hall County planning board on Monday recommended that the project be approved.
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.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Country music singer John Berry will be playing next Tuesday at Riverside Military Academy in his annual Christmas concert benefiting local nonprofit Challenged Child and Friends Inc.
The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus is going through a face-lift, with more than $2 million in total renovations scheduled to be complete in the first part of 2014.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
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.