GAINESVILLE - A Hall County school system bus was involved in a wreck on Gillsville Highway at Holly Springs Road in East Hall at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. No students were on the bus at the time, and the driver of bus 2711 was not injured other than suffering some pain in her knee, said Gordon Higgins, school system spokesman. The driver and the passenger of the ...
GAINESVILLE - A record number of Hall County high school students have been selected to attend the Governor's Honors Program at Valdosta State University later this year.
A contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has reached a $22,500 settlement with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for erosion violations at a South Hall work site.
A man was killed in a two-car accident on Ga. 11 near Clermont on Tuesday morning when he turned into oncoming traffic while making a left turn, officials said. Lewis Buster Wigington, 63, died at the scene after a car struck the passenger-side front corner panel, the Georgia State Patrol said.
As Oakwood's city limits expand, so will City Hall. Plans are under way for a 3,200-square-foot addition that will almost double the size of the current Oakwood City Hall on Walnut Circle.
JEFFERSON - The man accused of killing and burning his two children, their mother and grandmother in Hoschton is expected to enter a plea on April 17.
An obscure federal court ruling two years ago could end up having a big impact on boaters at Lake Lanier and throughout the country.
Four parishioners who attended a Saturday night Easter vigil at St. Michael Catholic Church returned to their cars to find their windows broken and belongings taken, police said. The thief or thieves used an unknown object to smash out the passenger side windows of four cars parked in the church parking lot at 1440 Pearce Circle, Gainesville police Lt. Brian Kelly said. Two of the cars were parked at the ...
Georgia is no longer in an exceptional drought. It's now in an extreme drought.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The broadcasting lab has been finished since Jan. 4, but nearly $110,000 in equipment has yet to arrive.
Barrow Regional Medical Center in Winder has made a last-ditch effort to appeal the approval of Northeast Georgia Health System's planned hospital in Braselton.
Eight-month-old Liam Howell is intent on learning to crawl, and he's getting all revved up for it. He's rolling and bouncing and kicking and doing push-ups, and accompanying himself by making little-boy sound effects with his mouth.
GAINESVILLE - Environmental engineers hired by the Gainesville and Hall County governments have outlined six priority projects that could improve the ecological integrity of the Flat Creek watershed.
A Habersham preacher is now in custody in Walton County following an arrest on charges of sexual exploitation of a child.
A judge who viewed a former Banks County prosecutor as a victim spared him from serving time behind bars in connection with a theft scheme that netted former District Attorney Tim Madison six years in prison.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.