Today marks the unofficial end of a summer that has Lake Lanier visitors, businesses and tourism watchers wishing they could bottle for future years.
Historically, most students in Gainesville and Hall County have met or exceeded expectations on standardized tests for English, but that's expected to change with the new Georgia Milestones tests.
A crew from the Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department contained a small sewer spill in an East Forsyth subdivision.
Capt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman.
Some students at Brenau University have started a hashtag campaign to bring talk-show host and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres to the school.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services is improving its technology and customer services, starting in Gainesville.
A Gainesville domestic violence center recently built a playground to help families feel more at ease while living at the shelter and transitional housing.
Flames burst out of the house as Hall County firefighter John Waldrop responded to one of the more difficult calls of his career.
Education happens in the classroom, but there's plenty going on behind the scenes.
A Georgia Rideshare lot off Exit 17 at Interstate 985 has become more of a truck terminal and homeless haven than a commuter parking lot five years after it was built.
Two people were arrested and charged by the Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad with several charges linked to possession of drugs.
Smoke rose Saturday from the Lowe's parking lot, but the Hall County fire department was already on the scene.
Though we may be reluctant to bid summer farewell, visitors to Saturday's Laurel Summer Fest did so in style.
A man has been transferred for medical treatment after being stabbed in Gainesville.
The U.S. solicitor general said he believes the Supreme Court should put off accepting a Florida lawsuit that accuses Georgia of consuming too much water.
Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites has given its OK to a new chapter representing Don Carter State Park in North Hall County.
A portion of Wilshire Trails Park will be closed Wednesday and possibly Thursday, according to Gainesville Parks and Recreation.
Libertarian candidate for governor Andrew Hunt spoke Monday to the Politically Incorrect Club at the University of North Georgia, outlining his platform as a third-party candidate.
The fall season officially begins today, bringing cooler temperatures throughout the week. The break from the summer heat has allowed several Hall County residents the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, whether it be a brisk walk through the square or relaxing downtown.
Election season is heating up as Republican and Democratic candidates swing through Hall County in the next week.
Republican voters swarmed the clubhouse Monday at the Village at Deaton Creek to welcome U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, his wife, Bonnie, first lady of Georgia Sandra Deal and State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville.
MINNEAPOLIS - A 25-year-old man was sentenced Monday to life in prison with a chance for parole after admitting he killed a second woman in the Twin Cities and left her body in an abandoned car.
Hall County officials are looking to cut costs by reducing the number of pay periods for employees, but any change is now unlikely before January or February.
Hall County Schools is planning to make some shifts in facilities and schools near capacity in the southern and eastern parts of the county.
Oakwood property owners, including three from the same neighborhood, criticized a proposed 50 percent hike in the city's property tax rate Monday, saying they believe officials should have eased in increases rather than hit residents all at once.
Students at North Hall Middle School have returned to school after evacuating for a bomb threat.
The drowning victim who fell in Lake Lanier early Sunday has been found.
The Times' phone voicemail system is down, meaning those who call the newspaper will not be able to leave any messages for employees.
A Buford man accused in May 2013 of misappropriating money from elderly investors must repay $1.8 million, according to a judgment by the Securities and Exchange Commission.