Twenty years ago, Breana Cagle and Bethany Lind became best friends when they attended the first grade at Oakwood Elementary School together.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a fire burning on a 10-acre island in the middle of Lake Lanier was allowed to burn itself out.
Vandals have targeted as many as six Dawson County churches in recent months, including two where several thousands of dollars of electrical equipment was taken.
Two pounds of crystal methamphetamine police say is worth $32,000 was found last week in a vehicle pulled over on Interstate 985, Gainesville police reported Wednesday.
Jobless figures in Northeast Georgia have been rising so far in 2014, but a pair of area job fairs could help reverse that trend.
Tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine aren't particularly worrisome for the president of the Georgia-based USA Poultry & Egg Export Council.
Two teenagers from Forsyth County were arrested Sunday in connection with what authorities described as a case of illegal hunting.
Hall County is one of Georgia's healthiest counties, according to a report released today.
A bill that would have allowed neighboring counties to propose a transportation sales tax to voters didn't survive the 2014 General Assembly.
It's a nice gig for the person who can get it.
A plate of dropped food, possible copyright infringement and using a company discount for friends were all situations Hall County high school students faced Tuesday.
Most people usually welcome spring, with its pleasant temperatures, blooming florals, and sunny skies. But for those with allergies, it can cause a runny, itchy nose, irritated eyes, and constant sneezing.
Flaggers will direct traffic across Clarks Bridge today as the northbound lane is closed for continuing work on a new bridge.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Rosewood Drive area in Gainesville after a rabid cat came in contact with a person.
Not yet open a year, the state-operated Don Carter State Park in North Hall County is planning to expand its recreational offerings and accommodations.
Work continues on a new Clarks Bridge across Lake Lanier in Gainesville. The project, which also calls for a new pedestrian tunnel under Ga. 284, is set for completion by Dec. 31, 2015. When completed, the new bridge will have 12-foot lanes and an 8-foot shoulder in each direction.
A fire caused by unattended cooking damaged a home in the 1800 block of Tulip Drive in Gainesville, but the occupants got out without injury, authorities said.
As it looks to expand recreational opportunities, renovate park facilities and increase staff, the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department has proposed a $5.261 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year.
A partnership between the Gainesville Nonprofit Development Foundation and Habitat for Humanity of Hall County to build and rehabilitate homes and neighborhoods across Gainesville is beginning to pay big dividends.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville argued Wednesday before the House Armed Service Committee for control of Camp Frank D. Merrill near Dahlonega to be transferred from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Aurelio Guzman has fond childhood memories of the El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville.
Two former Hall County Sheriff's Office employees have entered into mediation with three then-inmates alleging civil rights violations in a Dec. 22, 2010, incident at the jail.
A tentative May trial date has been set for three Gainesville residents accused in a child sex trafficking case in Hall County Superior Court.
It may seem an odd pairing: College students, from the nearby University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, showing older adults at the Senior Life Center how to bowl digitally.
Thomas Funk of Gainesville has been missing since Oct. 1, 2011, and his family and the Hall County Sheriff's Office want answers.
A mobile home was damaged by a fire early Wednesday but the residents escaped safely.
Mike Banks, a Gainesville native and banker, was honored by the University of North Georgia on Tuesday during a luncheon at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center in Cumming.
Customized, personalized education was the common theme as parents gathered to learn more about an online learning option for their children.