The number of May-September, or in-season, visitors to the Lake Lanier area dropped from 5 million in 2007 to 4.2 million in 2008, according to preliminary results of a regional economic impact study.
Gainesville police are seeking a man who robbed the Quality Inn on Jesse Jewell Parkway at gunpoint on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Representatives from Hall County governments met Wednesday at the Capitol in a show of solidarity to fix the state's disjointed sales tax collection system.
A 2-year-old boy was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital today after being scalded at home, officials said.
One year ago today, the nation's capital was abuzz as thousands of supporters made a pilgrimage to witness the historic presidential inauguration of Barack Obama.
Hall County officials will meet at 10:30 a.m. today with the Department of Revenue to discuss sales tax collection and distribution, a heated issue among politicians this year.
A Hall County-based organization is preparing for a trip this week to Haiti, joining up with groups worldwide to help the country broken by last week's earthquake.
No one was injured when a school bus carrying 56 students was involved in a wreck this afternoon, officials said.
Groundbreaking for the Dawson County Government Center, originally set for Thursday, has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 28 due to the threat of bad weather.
Just because the ground is near frozen doesn't mean you can't be thinking about gardening.
For some people, it may be hard to understand how ropes courses or other activities can build leadership, but some Hall County students have made the connection.
Gainesville Middle School science teacher Hugh McKinney has been named the city school system's teacher of the year for 2010-11.
The Gainesville City Council on Tuesday approved three alcoholic beverage licenses and discussed a potential downtown event scheduled for the spring.
OAKWOOD - For teenagers in Hall County, drugs are easy to get and easy to hide.
Here are sites where bottled water, peanut butter, cereal, granola and protein bars, baby formula and blankets can be dropped off:
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The University of North Georgia and Lanier Technical College campuses will be beehives of activity Monday - and both will have more students than last year.
A pickup truck smashed through a Buford business Sunday morning, followed by suspects taking rifles and pistols from the store.
Pushing a cart isn't the only way to get a week's worth of groceries from the Kroger Marketplace at New Holland anymore.
Ten Hall County and Gainesville eighth-graders could be selected to receive college scholarships that could be $20,000 or more by the time they graduate ...
As Sgt. Dan Franklin moved up the ranks and through various departments in the Hall County Sheriff's Office, he asked to keep one particular ...
A smile crossed Donna Mincey's face as she pressed her fingertips against the shower stall, one example of what is produced at her family-owned ...
Braselton celebrated a historic milestone Saturday: its 100th birthday.
Soirees Southern Events Planning gave away a wedding to two lucky but deserving couples Saturday night at the Summer Barn Soiree at The Walters Barn ...
More than 100 vehicles were registered for the Hall County Sheriff's Office second annual Show and Shine car, truck and motorcycle show at Laurel ...
They've done it again. First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville collected 16,500 hours of community service and volunteer work this past year, and they ...
Aaron Christopher said he and his basketball teammates play "for love of the game."
The city of Braselton is expecting.
Learning new materials and ideas quickly and working directly with industry in the classroom were twin emphases Thursday at a seminar on the 21st century ...
On the Sunday before the first full weekend of college football, one of the game's most prominent coaches will make his way to Gainesville.
Twenty-six children are dead this year from being left in hot cars.
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