Two new lanes on Dawsonville Highway are set to open today, according to an official from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Lake Lanier's dwindling levels have left boaters with only a handful of operational ramps, but local fishermen and rowers alike have worked together to raise funds that will allow a ramp at Clarks Bridge Park to open on Sunday. On Monday, Lake Lanier Rowing Club donated $1,000 to a ramp extension fundraising effort initiated by bait and tackle store owner Kerry Hicks. Hicks, owner of Smokin' Fisherman near ...
Hall County officials presented their newest asset, the Spout Springs Reuse Facility, at a press conference Monday in South Hall.
GAINESVILLE - Some kids in Hall County took advantage of their last day of winter break by sleeping late and watching television. Others perused the art at the Quinlan Arts Center. On the day before their art debuts at the Lakeshore Mall, about 20 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs toured the Quinlan Arts Center, and some got their first taste of a real art exhibit. <font ...
Georgia would get its first statewide water management plan under a proposal approved Tuesday by the drought-stricken state's top environmental officials. The Georgia Water Council, a group of lawmakers and officials, unanimously adopted the plan after almost three years of wrangling over its specifics. But it must still be approved by Georgia's lawmakers before it can take effect, a process that promises more debate during the legislative session.
The disappearance of Meredith Emerson, the hiker who disappeared near Blood Mountain on New Year's Day and whose body was found Monday night, has been a hot topic of conversation in Georgia and throughout the nation.
Husband-and-wife political advisers James Carville and Mary Matalin, who worked for opposing presidential candidates in 1992, are scheduled to appear at Brenau University on April 18.
GAINESVILLE - Gainesville Police Department is investigating an assault that involved a car chase Friday night at the La Flor De Jalisco restaurant at 425 Atlanta Highway. Odilon Valencia, 26, of Gainesville, reported to police that he and Elias Diaz, 30, of Gainesville, were leaving the restaurant at 10:07 p.m. when several Hispanic men attacked them, Gainesville police said. Valencia said Diaz was hit in the face and that ...
Teri Pope with the Georgia Department of Transportation said that as of 11:35 this morning, new lanes on Dawsonville Highway north of Gainesville have been opened.
All 159 of Georgia's counties are playing a part in rolling out the welcome mat for the return of the USS Georgia to state waters in March. U.S. Navy representatives are collaborating with multiple Georgia Regional Development Centers to plan a statewide Georgia Flag Project that takes the state flag on a trip through each county where local government officials sign a document verifying its visit to the county. ...
GAINESVILLE - No time to bask in becoming Gainesville City Board of Education's newest members Monday night. Maria Calkins and Sammy Smith jumped right into a critical issue, the school system's application for charter system status.
The Gainesville Police Department is currently investigating an aggravated assault that occurred Sunday morning at about 3:12 a.m. at the Waffle House located at 2507 Pentee Drive.
DAWSONVILLE - The prime suspect in the case of a missing Buford woman led investigators from Dawson County and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to the woman's remains in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area, south of Dawsonville, Monday night.
ATLANTA - Authorities are exploring a possible link between the disappearance of a female hiker and the presumed killing of an elderly couple from North Carolina last October.
Joshua Robbins was one of thousands of people who dropped a raffle ticket into a bucket outside several playhouses displayed on the Gainesville square at Mule Camp Market in October. Local high school construction students spent months carefully crafting each playhouse to be raffled off to benefit Habitat for Humanity, and raised a total of $17,000 for the home-building agency. Students built playhouses inspired by the television ...
WomenSource, an organization dedicated to "encouraging personal and professional success for all women in Northeast Georgia through a variety of educational programs," according to program coordinator Laura Haynes, visited Milton Martin Honda on Tuesday. The organization has partnered with the car dealership before, but members wanted to do it again and take the auto lessons, learning things from when to service vehicles to how to jump- start a car.
Prescription drug addiction will be the topic of the night at a presentation Thursday at the Hall County Schools office.
Even though children aren't going to be able to visit their school library over the summer, there are still plenty of opportunities to hone their reading skills.
The few people who showed at the hearings got to see the thinking behind the math in the Gainesville school system's crafting a budget for fiscal 2013-14.
A man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday after a jury convicted him on Monday of several violent felonies and property crimes, the Northeastern Judicial Circuit's district attorney's office said.
The Georgia State Election Board declined to send alleged election violations by Hall County to the state Attorney General's Office Tuesday.
Gainesville school officials said Tuesday that three students are responsible for overnight vandalism at Gainesville High School.
The Georgia State Patrol has identified the 11-year-old boy who was injured Sunday afternoon in a four-wheeler accident in West Hall as Lanny Charles Dunagan.
Volunteers at the Historic Clermont DIP Library opened its one-room library in the town's gym last year, but soon there will be more room to spread out.
The Gainesville/Hall '96 Foundation's next life was started Monday, 17 years after playing a large role in creating the 1996 Lake Lanier Olympic Center and maintaining the site's legacy.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to forge ahead this spring and summer with issuing dock permits, and not resort to moving employees assigned to that task to covering parks, as it had to do last year.
A 10-member focus group giving input to Gainesville's transportation master plan is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St.
A horse barn was destroyed and one horse killed in a fire Monday afternoon in East Hall County.
The Hall County Board of Education discussed ways to maintain employee morale while working within next year's tight budget.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to apply for a grant to help pay for a sewer system that would serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.