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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A Flowery Branch man has been named director of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency.
Gourds are a strange fruit.
Democrat Angela Thomas Middleton will challenge incumbent Republican Jeff Stowe for the District 4 seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners this election season ...
The goodwill of local nonprofits, shelters and missions may be up to the task of supporting the area's homeless, but meeting the need on ...
A 75-acre subdivision is being proposed near Lake Lanier in West Hall.
Leah Nelson, a media veteran with nearly 30 years of experience, has been named the advertising director for The Times.
Many health insurance companies offer incentives to keep their clients healthier. Conditioned Air Systems Inc. in Gainesville has taken this idea to another level.
This election season, Democrat Michelle Jones will give incumbent Republican Emory Dunahoo his first challenge in State House District 30, which represents areas of South ...
"It's all about saving lives out here."
Losing custody of her 2-year-old son Lincoln is what Lindsey Elrod describes as the "worst thing I had ever experienced."
Do you have a tiny superhero or princess in your family who needs a costume for Halloween, or an empty wall in your home that ...
A referendum that would allow the state to take over failing schools doesn't get much attention in local schools, according to principals and superintendents.
It's hard to imagine living without one of our five senses to navigate the world. But for many, a life without sight or hearing ...
A showdown in the square used to mean something very specific. Typically, it involved gruff leather clad men, drawn guns and squabbles settled by a ...
An upcoming Netflix series will shoot a scene at a Flowery Branch barbecue restaurant in the coming weeks.
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