From students to principals to bus drivers, everyone has had a busy week preparing for the first day of school, which is today in the Gainesville district and Friday in Hall County.
Without increased public funding, the forecast is cloudy on what the future holds for Hall County Library System branches.
Transportation planners have crafted a top 10 list of needs in an effort to develop a long-range plan for the Hall County area.
Hall County Animal Control has been awarded a grant, totaling $2,000, for five bulletproof vests to cover all the officers it has on the road.
Riverside Military Academy is working to create a scholarship fund for potential students who cannot afford the boarding school's tuition and room and board.
Officials from every sector of Georgia emergency management gathered Tuesday at the Hall County Government Center in Gainesville for briefings related to homeland security.
Training is Tuesday for those interested in becoming Court-Appointed Special Advocates in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit covering Hall and Dawson counties.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Gillsville Highway area of East Hall County after a rabid cat came in contact with two people.
Work could start Sept. 1 on a new traffic light and other improvements at Ramsey Road and Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County.
Georgia Department of Transportation workers may begin digging this morning at the site of a potentially deep sinkhole that opened early Monday in a Gainesville shopping center parking lot.
Legacy Link hopes to move to its new home off Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood in early September.
When Lee Lovett started his first teaching job in 1965, he couldn't have imagined the way public schools would change over the course of his career.
Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told Georgia lawmakers Tuesday he believes the U.S. needs to raise the gas tax by at least 10 cents to fix America's crumbling roads and bridges.
Riverside Military Academy took the first step Thursday in establishing a scholarship fund for families who cannot afford tuition without financial assistance.
Politics are at play as Gainesville officials debate whether to implement a 1 percent rate increase for water service beginning next year.
Plans to develop the fourth side of the downtown Gainesville square have fallen through and the property owner is now looking to sell the site.
For faculty at public schools, there is a fine line between the right to express personal religious belief and the need to respect the range of beliefs held by students.
Five area organizations teamed up to make a safer community Wednesday in Clermont. The main attraction under the Clay E. Gailey Park pavilion was free bicycle helmets for kids from Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County. Safe Kids coordinator Kim Martin said the organizations gave away about 50 helmets between 4 and 6 p.m. Clermont parent Jonathan Sargent was driving by with his daughters and spotted the event. "They love to ride bikes, almost every day," Sargent said of daughters Brooklyn, 9, and London, 6. "Brooklyn was so excited to get a new one because she's outgrown hers." Six ...
Hall County investigators are asking for community help after vandalism was reported in a South Hall County neighborhood.
State GOP granted an extension in bias lawsuit
Plans are moving forward on a "pocket park" for the area between the historic train depot and Growlers on Main in downtown Flowery Branch.
A Gainesville man was sentenced Tuesday to serve 10 years in prison in connection with an October 2012 knife attack.
Worries about losing federal road money may force area officials to put funding back on track for Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway improvements between McEver Road and Lake Lanier Islands.
After legendary comedian Robin Williams' death Monday, local artists and performers, including some who had the privilege of knowing the late actor personally, joined in the outpouring of grief from all corners of the world.
Obstruction charges against Times photographer Nat Gurley stemming from an incident with Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies last Sept. 13 have been dismissed.
Efforts to repair a Gainesville sinkhole are going slow because the work space "is extremely tight."
Jamie Louise Longstreet Paterson, a Gainesville native and granddaughter of Confederate Gen. James Longstreet, died on Aug. 5.