Hall County officials are finally moving forward on plans to turn the old East Hall library branch, shuttered as a result of budget cuts in July 2011, into a health clinic for employees.
A Clermont day care building, where the owner and some employees are accused in the burning of an 18-month-old toddler, has been purchased and will reopen under a new name.
The Northeast Georgia region tallied twice the number of child deaths in 2013 as the year before for those in the custody of the Division of Family and Children Services, fitting into trends seen statewide.
Recent changes in what's offered for lunch at school cafeterias hasn't fazed students, according to school officials.
From "Goosebumps" to "Hard Knocks," Hall County and the state of Georgia are setting the stage for Hollywood's pursuits year-round, putting $5.1 billion in the Georgia economy.
After decades of planning efforts and pushing by officials, construction of a new interchange on Interstate 985 between Oakwood and Flowery Branch appears to be on a funding track.
NORTHEAST FORSYTH - Authorities continue to investigate the presumed drowning death of a 19-year-old man, whose body was found Thursday in Lake Lanier after two days of searching.
David Moody, principal of World Language Academy, is in Brazil as part of an administrator exchange program.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will meet today to discuss the project budget for Cherokee Bluffs Park.
A Cornelia woman on probation after pleading guilty to federal firearms charges was arrested Saturday night in Flowery Branch on a multitude of charges.
One year after gathering momentum, a push to create a self-taxing district along Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in South Hall County has fizzled, with once-interested parties looking elsewhere for improvements along the busy strip.
Both Hall County and Gainesville school districts have enrolled new Central American refugee students this school year.
Air horns, diesel engines and an occasional siren out-blasted the amplified music Saturday in City Park as children climbed on trucks and heavy equipment at the 15th annual Touch a Truck event. Twenty-seven vehicles came this year and kid turnout was good, said Missy Bailey, recreation manager for Gainesville Parks and Recreation, sponsor of the free event. "Kids love a truck," Bailey said. "And if they can touch a truck and honk the horn ..." The annual event is an annual rite of passage for some parents. Brittany Peters of Gainesville had a group of kids in tow. "We've been ...
The Boy Scouts of America Northeast Georgia Council were host to the 2014 Council Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Saturday at First Baptist Church on Green Street.
Hall County on Sunday extended the hours of operation at its three community centers.
Gainesville City Schools will use a property purchased in 2012 for its high school construction program.
After a House bill on medical marijuana sputtered in the Georgia General Assembly, the Hall County Drug Free Coalition is hosting a community forum to inform the public.
Hall County's fire chief relieved of command Monday was in charge of the search to purchase the ladder truck that injured three Hall County firefighters during a training accident July 22, county officials said.
With Election Day a little more than two months away, endorsements and the weight they carry could begin to have an affect on the fall races.
When Danielle Case embarked on a shopping trip to the mall with her sisters in 2009, she didn't know it would lead to an epiphany about the fashion choices available in her hometown.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins of Gainesville delivered the Republican Party's weekly radio address last weekend in response to President Barack Obama's usual Saturday remarks. And in this case, it was recorded in Gainesville.
Pap Datta hopes to turn Gainesville into the next hub of the craft brewing industry.
After almost a quarter century with the Hall County Juvenile Court, Judge Cliff Jolliff is retiring from the work he calls "extremely satisfying and extremely difficult."
An idea that started in Gainesville has begun to grow.
Residents of a local assisted living home didn't have far to go Friday to shop in the area's newest farmers market. Several area farmers, as well as craft and lotion businesses, set up in the parking lot of Summer's Landing at Limestone for the first annual farmers market. The market was to let residents at the assisted living and memory care facility get the farmers market experience without the travel, said Life Enrichment Director Rachel Wallace.
No one was home when a doublewide mobile home was destroyed by fire overnight in Lula, totalling $35,000 in damage.
One tiny finger at a time, Officer Terrelyn Singleton rubbed Cecilia Sisk's fingers in dark ink for fingerprinting. With her face consumed by a large pair of sunglasses, the 4-year-old was taking the same precautions as her mother.