Just a few months after announcing his intention to become the Senate majority leader in the Georgia General Assembly next year, Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is now switching his focus to a higher position in the halls of the state legislature.
BY JOSHUA SILAVENT
Area students and teachers were decked out in red, white and blue Tuesday as schools commemorated the Veterans Day holiday.
The passenger in an Oct. 16 plane crash just outside Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport died Monday night, according to multiple sources.
Tuesday was a day for tributes, tears and - in the case of one Veterans Day ceremony - some serious toe-tapping.
Ron Kellner's appreciation for Veterans Day began long before he served in the U.S. military or helped lead - as he is today - a Veterans Day program for the American Legion.
As Amber Highfield opened the crate, two tiny paws jumped up and pulled on her heartstrings.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board will meet today to vote on a proposed drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle.
With the help of inmate labor, Hall County is progressing with renovations that will turn the old East Hall library branch in Rabbittown into a clinic and pharmacy serving county employees.
The latest estimate to repair a crack in a tennis court at the Village at Deaton Creek stands at about $12,000, but it remains unclear if this amount will bring the fix needed to finally put the matter to rest.
Two recent investigations by the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad have led to almost $20,000 of methamphetamine and other drugs being seized.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to OK a budget that keeps the city solvent but is supported by a tax rate increase of about 50 percent.
West Hall High School hopes to offer the International Baccalaureate career certificate for students who aren't pursuing the full IB diploma.
Three people, including a Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy, suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle wreck in South Hall today.
Farmers and "city folk" are strongest when they work together, according to Gordon Sawyer.
Tuesday's subfreezing weather may have reminded us of the polar vortexes and "snowmaggedons" that plagued the winter of 2014, but it doesn't necessarily portend an equally icy winter of 2015.
The Hall County Democratic Party selected its appointees Monday night to the new elections board that will launch in January.
Hall County will conduct a test Wednesday morning of its weather alert system.
When the mercury drops low in the thermometer, Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle knows there are growing risks for Hall residents trying to stay warm.
Gainesville City Council will meet tonight to vote on proposed amendments to the way projects seeking Tax Allocation District financing are evaluated and approved.
Lula estimates it could get $1.9 million from a proposed five-year extension of the special purpose local option sales tax.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator testified a man suspected of sexually assaulting a teenage girl returned her to her jogging path Nov. 2 with his girlfriend driving the car.
Sugar Hill Elementary School presented a tentative plan to the Hall County school board Monday for the creation of a Talent and Career Program of Choice.
Tennessee has suspended leading tackler A.J. Johnson, a Gainesville High graduate, and defensive back Michael Williams amid a sexual assault investigation.
Gainesville City Schools wants its students to miss less than six school days a year.
A faulty sprinkler head in an elevator shaft Monday morning caused children to be evacuated from Fair Street School.
Officials from Hall County and the city of Gainesville have reached an agreement that will allow for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, lost the vote Monday for Senate president pro tem in the Georgia legislature.