Five area organizations teamed up to make a safer community Wednesday in Clermont. The main attraction under the Clay E. Gailey Park pavilion was free bicycle helmets for kids from Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County. Safe Kids coordinator Kim Martin said the organizations gave away about 50 helmets between 4 and 6 p.m. Clermont parent Jonathan Sargent was driving by with his daughters and spotted the event. "They love to ride bikes, almost every day," Sargent said of daughters Brooklyn, 9, and London, 6. "Brooklyn was so excited to get a new one because she's outgrown hers." Six ...
Hall County investigators are asking for community help after vandalism was reported in a South Hall County neighborhood.
State GOP granted an extension in bias lawsuit
Plans are moving forward on a "pocket park" for the area between the historic train depot and Growlers on Main in downtown Flowery Branch.
A Gainesville man was sentenced Tuesday to serve 10 years in prison in connection with an October 2012 knife attack.
Worries about losing federal road money may force area officials to put funding back on track for Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway improvements between McEver Road and Lake Lanier Islands.
After legendary comedian Robin Williams' death Monday, local artists and performers, including some who had the privilege of knowing the late actor personally, joined in the outpouring of grief from all corners of the world.
Obstruction charges against Times photographer Nat Gurley stemming from an incident with Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies last Sept. 13 have been dismissed.
Efforts to repair a Gainesville sinkhole are going slow because the work space "is extremely tight."
Jamie Louise Longstreet Paterson, a Gainesville native and granddaughter of Confederate Gen. James Longstreet, died on Aug. 5.
Change was the overarching theme at a Tuesday forum on health care law at Brenau University's downtown center in Gainesville.
Hall County officials are still jabbing at Gainesville's decision to annex unincorporated "islands" last year, asking the city for an update on its plans with regard to additional properties.
Two Hall County schools are on the state's radar as a result of a lack of progress in student achievement over a three-year period.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board tabled a request Tuesday from Medical Arts Properties, a local real estate firm, to have the city abandon a portion of Broad Street between Prior and Spring streets.
Work has been underway since January on the conversion of the old Sam's Club building on Mundy Mill Road at Interstate 985 in Oakwood into Northeast Georgia Health System's corporate support service center. The building is being renovated to make it more conducive to office functions. According to Hall County records, the building's size is 107,826 square feet with a 2,072-square-foot "service repair garage." The building was built in 1992. A furniture store and flea market previously occupied the old Sam's building.
Beginning Sept. 3, traffic on U.S. 129/Ga. 11 in Cleveland will be shifted west from O'Reilly Auto Parts to the Dollar General, opening a continuous turn lane from the O'Reilly store to Hope Drive.
LAWRENCEVILLE - State Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, spent Monday hearing from educators and members of the public on Common Core education standards, part of what he says is a long learning process on how the standards are working for Georgia schools.
One person escaped injury as a South Hall County home was seriously damaged in a fire Tuesday morning, according to Hall County Fire Services.
The first assignment for freshmen at Brenau University this year included a rare opportunity - getting to meet with former President Jimmy Carter.
There are no candidates yet for Clermont Town Council's special election set for Nov. 4.
A Gainesville man was arrested Monday in connection with manufacturing marijuana and possession of the drug with the intent to distribute.
All four men suspected of throwing rocks on cars driving on Interstate 985 last week have been arrested, according to Hall County Courthouse records.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has canceled its 6 p.m. Thursday voting session. Its work session typically held at 3 p.m. Monday also was canceled.
Freshly painted lines and resurfaced tennis courts are now open to the public in Gainesville.
A longtime plan to build a bicycle/pedestrian path cutting through a portion of historic Chicopee Village is closer to reality.
Enrollment is up in Hall County schools, and the district is requesting funding for more classroom space to accommodate the growing number of students.
A Gainesville great, E.L. Cabbell, died Saturday at his home in Lexington, N.C.
Navigating the path to a career is a tricky process, and it's one that Georgia teenagers are being asked to start learning about early.