The Hall County Board of Commissioners is expected to consider approving a revised county employee handbook at its meeting Thursday evening.
After eight days of testimony and closing arguments from the state and defense, the case of a Gainesville man charged with child molestation and exploitation went to the jury.
The 240-square-foot building off the parking lot and near the woods may look like a shed, but the Elachee Nature Science Center in Gainesville is using it to showcase an eco-friendly style of housing construction.
A White County elementary principal could become Oakwood Elementary School's new principal.
Nearly nine months after starting a public-private industrial venture, Oakwood is moving toward a road project that would connect its fledgling industrial park to Tanners Creek Business Park.
The Gainesville Transportation Master Plan, underway now, has five major goals and numerous objectives embedded in those.
Gainesville hadn't received any bid responses as of midday Friday on a feasibility study the city wants for a convention center and hotel, but an official said that's not uncommon.
Georgia was ranked 10th overall in gun violence, according to a new study by the Center for American Progress.
AUGUSTA - Georgia's new automotive tax law is creating confusion in car deals, with companies, private sellers and courthouse officials all struggling to understand the requirements.
Don't consider making any reservations yet. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' website for Don Carter State Park says officials hope to open the new recreation area in late spring. But rainy weather this year has held up construction. "Sometime this year is the most definite thing I can say" about an estimated completion date, said Kim Hatcher, spokeswoman for the DNR's Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, during a tour of the site last ...
In the moments after the blast, everyone responded. People knelt to apply pressure to others' wounds. They jerked the dress belts from their pants to use as tourniquets. Allan Panter of Gainesville was about 30 feet from the explosion Monday at the Boston Marathon, waiting for his wife Theresa to cross the finish line. "When it goes off, it's so loud. And the smoke and stuff - you kind of throw your shoulder up like ...
Next school year, high school and some middle school students will find they have a few more options when it comes to earning credit for required courses.
A draft environmental impact document on the proposed Glades Reservoir project has been delayed again, this time until fall. Meanwhile, consulting and engineering fees continue to rise.
Chelsie Stinson's daughter, Kennadie, is almost 1 year old, but she was born more than three months premature and spent about four months in the neonatal intensive care unit on a ventilator.
Hall County firefighter in-training Tray Ross already is a hero to Rev. Victor Lamar Johnson. When Ross was 20, he entered a burning house to save his father, Harold Johnson Jr., who at 76, was legally blind and trapped in the kitchen. "I know who a hero is. It's somebody who gives up his life for somebody else's life. This young man was willing to give his life for someone he didn't know," Johnson said. ...
Making a sandwich is easy: two slices of bread, some meat and cheese, and voila.
A Hall County native is at the forefront of research into oyster populations, a touchy subject for some Lake Lanier advocates who fret over water releases to protect endangered species in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hall County expects to learn the results of its application to the Governor's Water Supply Program for funding the Glades Reservoir later this year.
Since taking the helm of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Gerald Couch has instituted changes both structurally and cosmetically, from streamlined command staff to refurbished patrol cars.
ATLANTA - The water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia is provoking hardball politics in Congress, where Georgia lawmakers derailed a proposal that could restrict metro Atlanta's water supply.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Resolution 293 last week despite reservations over the renaming of Ga. 347 east of Interstate 985 in South Hall County, his office said.
Fires in different parts of Hall County on Sunday kept firefighters busy on Mother's Day afternoon.
Sometimes Allison Zafft said she thinks about the way her family and her life might have turned out if she'd never had her youngest daughter Aleah.
Local legislators and juvenile stakeholders praised Gov. Nathan Deal's signing of a juvenile reform bill.
On the surface, it seems like an obscure water project in a far corner of the state with no impact on the Hall County area.
Students at UNG's Dahlonega campus graduated this weekend, with colleges holding separate ceremonies between Friday and today. The College of Arts and Letters ceremony was held Friday night, the College of Science and Mathematics and the Mike Cottrell College of Business held ceremonies separately Saturday. Today, the College of Health Professions and College of Education students will earn their diplomas.
LULA - Four years ago, Shannon Jenrette wanted to do something to give back to those in the military and honor the memory of her late husband, Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, who was killed in action June 4, 2009, while serving in Afghanistan.
Nine AmeriCorps volunteers were honored Saturday afternoon by grateful city groups and environmental conservationists at Linwood Nature Preserve in Gainesville.
Savannah Schneider, a senior at West Hall High School, has already taken a class to start college life at Georgia Tech.