A bill moving through the legislature could allow guns into churches, more bars and government buildings as well as permit teachers to carry them into schools. Decisions would be left up to each individual institution, which local leaders are glad of.
The first public marina on Lake Lanier in at least 30 years - and the first ever on the Chestatee River arm of Lanier - is being considered by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Gainesville officials are hoping a name change to the tourism and trade office will boost economic development and help attract more visitors and conventions.
The state concluded its case Tuesday against Jeffrey Hubbard, an Atlanta man accused of homicide in the boating death of 11-year-old Kile Glover.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Hall County Cooperative Extension, is seeking nominations for the annual agribusiness awards.
Two Hall County men have been arrested charged with possession with the intent to distribute drugs, authorities said.
A Hall County man was in jail Tuesday night after allegedly leading Hall County deputies on an extended car chase and foot search that lasted two hours and ended under an abandoned house.
Weather permitting and if testing goes well, a new traffic signal is set to start operating midmorning Thursday at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
As childhood obesity rates soar across the nation and especially in Georgia, some Gainesville Middle School parents are eager to learn more about how to change the trend.
Taking days off for winter weather now means being in class during spring weather for University of North Georgia students.
For Mark Stephens, ranger with the Department of Natural Resources, July 6, 2012, marked the second death investigation on Lake Lanier involving children he had responded to in less than a month.
About 30 student members of the Gainesville Junior Homesteaders Club made cheese from a kit Monday at Gainesville Exploration Academy. Most seemed to enjoy the experience more than the final product, but they tasted it anyway with only a few grimaces. The after-school club, formerly known as The Garden Club, meets each Monday and has explored beekeeping and gardening, plans to pick strawberries, revisit beekeeping and gardening and will make pizza dough to go with their mozzarella next week, said club leader and parent volunteer Amanda Castaneda. Parent Maria Martinez, whose sons Henry, 10, and Angel, 9, helped make the ...
After last week's snowstorm canceled a Gainesville City Council work session and Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting, local government will resume this week with a full agenda of business to vote on.
With upcoming elections and business issues on his mind, Secretary of State Brian Kemp on Monday shared his thoughts about what lies ahead for Georgia and its residents at the Gainesville Rotary Club's meeting at First Baptist Church.
A rezoning to enable a proposed subdivision with up to 302 homes off Ga. 13/Falcon Parkway in South Hall County got the Oakwood Planning Commission's approval Monday night.
Two people escaped a house fire Tuesday night in South Hall County.
A Gainesville man is accused of setting a series of fires on Feb. 26.
The struggle to develop one unified vision while maintaining individual campus identities was evident at a University of North Georgia strategic planning town hall meeting.
Although the inmates' emotions were sometimes imperceptible as they learned they were the inaugural class in a first-of-its-kind educational and vocational training program for Georgia prisoners, one man voiced joy at being back home.
With Crossover Day now past, state representatives from Hall County were left Tuesday counting their wins and losses in this year's session of the Georgia General Assembly.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department reports hundreds of residents are owed refunds on their water accounts.
Work on a new bridge on Bryant Quarter Road near Gillsville could wrap up by the end of the month, weather permitting.
The Gainesville City Council met Tuesday to appoint members to several advisory committees, boards and commissions.
One of South Hall County's oldest shopping centers is about to get its first face-lift in almost 40 years and is expected to attract new businesses, including an Aldi grocery store.
A roomful of college students got a 90-minute snapshot of the last 50-plus years of world history - from the Bay of Pigs to the Vietnam War to the most recent events in Ukraine - from a man who helped shape world events.
Hall County recently got an upgrade from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, one of the leading credit rating agencies in the country, for bonds and debts it owes.
Flowery Branch police officers responded to a call Friday about an abandoned child at the Quad Oaks Apartments, and not only found the 2-year-old alone, but an indoor marijuana-growing operation potentially worth $8,000.
For Gainesville resident Danny Tymchuk and his family, the upheaval in Ukraine gives them an eerie sense of déjà vu.
In two years, a national movement for a constitutional convention of states will be a hot issue "over and above the presidential election," the effort's Georgia state director predicted.
Gainesville City Schools students will be in class an extra day next month to replace time missed due to snow and ice.