In a small, white church off Cleveland Highway, students assemble twice a week to take the various courses that will earn them a degree in theology. A ministry of Hillcrest Baptist Church, Gainesville Baptist Seminary and Bible College has continued to grow since it began in 1991.
A fire at a home on Winder Highway created a traffic jam late Friday afternoon. No one was home at the time and there were no injuries. Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said the call came in about 4:30 p.m. for the fire at a single story, 1,500 square-foot wood frame home at 4240 Winder Highway. The house was being rented by Israel Dino and was home to Dino, ...
Ten Gainesville youth took a step back in time on Friday as they learned what life was like during World War II. "It would be pretty scary and tough" to be a kid growing up in the midst of a war, said 11-year-old Jordan Banks, a student at Davis Middle School.
Hispanics have long dominated the student population in Gainesville city schools, but the ethnic group is quickly becoming a predominant group in Hall County schools as well.
Drake Shurtleff's shopping experience began at 8 a.m. Thursday. While many were awaiting a platter of turkey, Shurtleff was awaiting the opening of Best Buy electronics store on Dawsonville Highway.
Developers already promised water will not be left high and dry, though Gainesville has resolved to curb new development in an effort to cut water use. The city is working to cut its water use to 15.82 million gallons per day, but has not quite reached the state-mandated target.
With the end of Thanksgiving comes the beginning of the Christmas season. And Flowery Branch Better Hometown celebrated the commencement of the season with a tree-lighting ceremony and prayer service Thursday evening.
As turkeys were basted and casseroles cooked on Thursday morning, the rain trickling down kitchen windows was yet another blessing for which to be thankful.
To conserve water, Gainesville officials resolved to work with schools to "go paper" in cafeterias, but the idea seemed paper-thin to nutrition employees in the Hall County School system.
The funding couldn't come at a better time.
If you feed them, they will come.
A 21-year-old man is charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence after a wreck Wednesday afternoon in Cumming that killed his 20-year-old passenger.
Flowery Branch residents could soon be paying fines for violating the outdoor watering ban.
Troopers are predicting 18 deaths on Georgia roads this holiday travel period, which begins at 6 p.m. and ends at midnight Sunday.
If, by any chance, you are entrusting the preparation of your Thanksgiving feast to your first-grader, you may be in serious trouble. The Times paid a visit to Tracy Markey's first grade class at Centennial Arts Academy in Gainesville to ask first-
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.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
An Oakwood spa agreed to close its business after an employee was arrested for prostitution in an undercover sting, law enforcement officials said.
Despite Hall County's September agreement with Gainesville to service the Gateway Industrial Centre in North Hall, Lula's role in treating wastewater for that portion of the county remains a point of contention.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank will hold a food drive Dec. 3 at Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville.
Hall County native and state Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery D. Niles has been appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to the nominating committee for the selection of Georgia's next head of the Office of the Child Advocate.
Two people were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a Nov. 14 armed robbery in the parking lot of the Taco Bell on Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville.
Second-grade students from Fair Street School took a field trip Friday that was more about service than sightseeing.