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.
Digging out of the winter snow has become a costly affair for the Georgia Department of Transportation.
One thing students have to know when they're playing in the snow instead of in class: Chances are, they're going to have to make up those missed days.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said a suspect has not been identified in the death of an Oakwood woman whose body was found Feb. 8.
Law enforcement officials said Monday a fatal shooting outside the Branch House Tavern in Flowery Branch early Saturday morning was an act of self-defense.
Originally scheduled for Tuesday because of the Presidents Day holiday, the Gainesville City Schools board of education will meet today at 6 p.m.
Rock Goodbye Angel, a local nonprofit that supports families who have lost an infant, is opening the doors today to new offices.
After being stuck indoors due to snow, sleet and ice, Gainesville residents were happy Sunday to see sunshine and warmer temperatures return.
Some 70 area companies are preparing to showcase their products and services Thursday at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Buy Local/Safe & Green Expo, after the event was postponed Tuesday due to snow.
Public schools already get a four-day grace period for winter weather, but the state board of education is considering tacking on extra flexibility as classrooms across Georgia scramble to make up time lost to inclement conditions.
Some state lawmakers are asking for more discretion in the criminal prosecution and sentencing of teens.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will consider filling four full-time positions related to capital improvement projects and economic development when it meets this week to make up for a postponed session resulting from last week's snow and ice storm.
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.