The deaths of Jake and Griffin Prince in a June 18, 2012, boating accident created enough sense of urgency to spur statewide legislative changes to Georgia criminal code.
The bullets didn't just take down a popular president. They also struck the American public at its core, stirring up deep emotions, such as sorrow and fear. And for many Americans, they also shattered what they had perceived as an innocent, almost idyllic, age. Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, was simply a day never to forget. Fifty years after the fact, it still resonates with area residents. ...
Hall's Simpson joins NBG's board of directors
Santa Claws warmly greeted "Little Red" by name Saturday morning when owner Carolee Gailey brought the jauntily-dressed, ruddy dachshund into the makeshift photo studio at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.
For military personnel defending the nation here and abroad, being away from family and friends during the holiday season can be a difficult burden.
A number of recent residential fires have increased safety awareness.
As the state looks at how to better grade school systems, local school leaders want to see more emphasis on student progress.
New Holland United Methodist Church in Gainesville, which opened at the turn of the 20th century, will hold its final worship service Sunday.
A man charged after Hall County deputies said he assaulted them in a Sept. 26 incident was misidentified as his twin brother by the Sheriff's Office.
The Lake Lanier Olympic Center may soon get an infusion of tax dollars to restore it to its former glory.
Poet Jonida Beqo, also known as Gypsee Yo, performs Friday for Da Vinci Academy and World Language Academy eighth-grade students. Her performance primarily focused on the human experience and bullying. The award-winning slam poet, based in Atlanta, also conducted some writing exercises with students, who are finishing up a unit in poetry. Slam poetry is performed in front of an audience, often during a competition between poets, with emphasis put on not just ...
A young boy burned in a residential fire this past weekend is now back with his family. Jeremiah Williams, 7, was sleeping in a front room of his home on Banks Street in the early morning hours of Nov. 9 when fire spread through the house. Six adults and two other children were able to escape. However, Cpl. Drew Reed and Officer Steven Folker with the Gainesville Police Department had to remove a window unit ...
Scam artists are coming out to play in the colder weather, with Jackson Electric Membership Corp. reporting an increase in scam attempts in its 10-county service area.
Philip Wilheit of Gainesville was elected Wednesday to a one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Board of Regents.
Oakwood property tax bills are set to go in the mail today.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A Baldwin man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road in East Hall County, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.
East Hall and North Hall high schools will soon be home to brand-new facilities for their fine arts departments, including their respective theater programs.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center will hold its 34th annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration at 7 p.m. Monday.