Tuesday night storms brought much-needed rain to the area, but they also downed trees and caused property damage that kept residents and clean-up crews busy Wednesday.
Hall County Solicitor-General Larry Baldwin and Gainesville private practice attorney Ann Shuler are the finalists for a third Hall County State Court judgeship, the office of Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Tuesday.
The tradition of camp meetings goes back to the early 1800s, when early farmers and their families would gather at a location for a time of spiritual renewal.
Some 50,000 gallons of wastewater has spilled into a tributary of Balus Creek, according to the Gainesville Public Utilities Department.
BRASELTON - A Publix shopping center is under development at the intersection of Friendship and Spout Springs roads in Braselton.
Boat ramps may continue to close if the water level keeps dropping in Lake Lanier. But Doug Aiken of the Hall County Taxpayers Association presented a plan to the Hall County Board of Commissioners at Monday's work session to get some of the ramps up and running again.
JEFFERSON - Despite a planning department error and opposition from a few residents, the proposed private sports complex in West Jackson is on its way to becoming a reality.
A Flowery Branch woman who heated water on a stove top to give her 10-month-old son a bath Tuesday accidentally scalded the boy, a fire official said.
A multimillion-dollar sewage treatment plant is the beginning of the explosive growth Lula hopes for during the next few years. The City Council sealed the deal when it approved a loan for more than $4 million.
Hall County school officials plan to meet with parents of the students who may be affected by possible redistricting when the system's new school complex opens in 2009 on Spout Springs Road.
Fire alarms signal a dark disaster that is underscored by bodies lying in the middle of hallways and the smell of gunpowder. Sporadic screams and gunfire come from a nearby room in between the steady stomp of the alarms.
The Gainesville City Board of Education passed a continuing resolution Monday to extend the system's ability to operate on a monthly budget through August.
Three men have been arrested in connection with at least 17 car burglaries that were reported in Jefferson in the past two weeks, according to the city's police department.
New students of Hall County school system's first charter school got their first glimpse Monday of the World Language Academy at Chestnut Mountain.
In a typical year, the Hall County school district will use 575,000 gallons of diesel fuel for school buses to get students to and from school, as well as to athletic events and field trips.
DAWSONVILLE- Authorities say a single-engine plane on its way to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee lost radar and radio contact Monday night before crashing in a heavily wooded area of Dawson County, killing the pilot.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.