Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black said he's "saddened" by Russia placing a one-year ban on U.S. food imports but believes the move could backfire, with Russian consumers being the ones hurt the most.
Heavy digging has started on a Gainesville sinkhole that workers have determined is 22 feet deep.
From students to principals to bus drivers, everyone has had a busy week preparing for the first day of school, which is today in the Gainesville district and Friday in Hall County.
Without increased public funding, the forecast is cloudy on what the future holds for Hall County Library System branches.
Transportation planners have crafted a top 10 list of needs in an effort to develop a long-range plan for the Hall County area.
Hall County Animal Control has been awarded a grant, totaling $2,000, for five bulletproof vests to cover all the officers it has on the road.
Riverside Military Academy is working to create a scholarship fund for potential students who cannot afford the boarding school's tuition and room and board.
Officials from every sector of Georgia emergency management gathered Tuesday at the Hall County Government Center in Gainesville for briefings related to homeland security.
Training is Tuesday for those interested in becoming Court-Appointed Special Advocates in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit covering Hall and Dawson counties.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Gillsville Highway area of East Hall County after a rabid cat came in contact with two people.
Work could start Sept. 1 on a new traffic light and other improvements at Ramsey Road and Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County.
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.