Karen Owens, facility manager for the East Hall Community Center, hoped to give the community a glimpse of the center's offerings with an open house Monday. The center opened last year, and Owens said the purpose of the event was "to get people familiarized with the new facility."
Lake Lanier Islands flung open its gates this weekend to welcome about 800 visitors to its water park that will now close one day each week this summer to conserve water.
Oakwood may grow one-third of an acre as a result of a Monday night meeting. And a city official said slowly but surely, there's more commercial annexations to come with the expected Thurmond Tanner Parkway extension that will connect Mundy Mill Drive to Spout Springs Road.
The executive director of the Lumpkin County Development Authority says a number of top employers have recognized the value of the skilled work force at the Mohawk Industries plant in Dahlonega. Bruce Abraham said 47 exhibitors have signed up for a job fair this afternoon at the Lumpkin County Recreation Center.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Chris Mercer didn't have to take a boating safety course to legally pilot his 17-foot Sea Ray on Lake Lanier, but the Lawrenceville man didn't think it could hurt.
Hundreds of square-topped mortarboards will be tossed into the air this week as local high school seniors celebrate the end of 13 years of education.
Where will Casey Cagle be in January 2011?
If you drove by Clarks Bridge Park on Saturday afternoon and wondered about the mass of rubber ducks floating down the lake, then you missed out on the 10th annual Rubber Duck Derby.
The 32nd annual Lula Railroad Days Festival kicked off Saturday morning with many local vendors and a bigger and longer parade.
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's West Hall High School's Alex Hutcheson.
Bill Dearybury sticks with what he knows. The Spartanburg, S.C., native's choices for education, occupation and recreation follow in the footsteps of the Dearyburys before him. Dearybury, a future football player and golfer for the University of the South, said he has been playing football since he could walk. "My dad, he played football in college, and he got me into it and I ...
One day, Matt Merritt could be standing on the sidelines at the Talladega Superspeedway, wind in his hair, wearing a shirt that announces him as a member of the pit crew.
BRASELTON -- Though the economy and federal spending dominated a town hall discussion Saturday with U.S. Rep. John Linder, it was the Iraq war that stirred emotions inside and outside the meeting.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office has fired a jailer after his arrest on a child pornography charge.
Jennifer Springston has that missionary zeal.
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.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.
Oakwood property tax bills are set to go in the mail today.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A Baldwin man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road in East Hall County, the Georgia State Patrol reported.