If you smelled barbecue, cajun or other flavors coming from the Gainesville Square as you passed by Saturday, and you didn't stop by to see why, then you missed the ninth annual Spring Chicken Festival.
Yellow Creek Road, between Murrayville and the Lumpkin County line, is now the official northern end point of the planned Ga. 60/Thompson Bridge Road widening in North Hall.
A woman awoke to barks the morning of Dec. 30 after strong winds knocked over a heat lamp in a shed approximately 20 feet from her house.
The annual Spring Chicken Festival and parade will close some roads downtown Saturday morning.
Caseworkers from the Department of Family and Child Services testified in the trial of a Gainesville man accused of rape Friday.
Cpl. Shawn Elmore was at Lake Lanier within a few hours of being assigned as lead investigator of a double fatality accident last summer.
Bonita Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia, said the gold on the university's historic steeple never shone as brilliantly as it did Friday afternoon.
Gainesville City Council plans to hold the second vote on annexing 115 "island" properties at a May 21 hearing. Islands are defined as unincorporated areas of the county that are surrounded by city property.
For those working in the Hall County court system, some cases really can stick with them, especially those involving young victims.
Buoyed by economic prospects, Lula is rolling out a new zoning ordinance - its first major rewrite since 1994 - that City Manager Dennis Bergin believes will "attract better development."
With more than 1,000 patients walking through the doors of Good News Clinics in Gainesville each month, the clinic could use a little extra space.
The alleged victim testified Thursday in the trial of a Gainesville man accused of rape. Testimony also included therapists and the family of the alleged victim. Jose Luis Aguilar faces four counts of rape, two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. During testimony in Hall County Superior Court, the now 14-year-old alleged victim often covered her face with her ...
Richard Mecum, Hall County Board of Commissioners chairman, said the county won't lose the grant funds to operate the Red Rabbit fixed-route bus service if the Georgia Department of Transportation receives an application by May 10.
Georgia wildlife authorities are looking into reports that a large black bear is menacing at least one resident in the Dawsonville area in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains.
Hall County will have three locations for the fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday.
ATLANTA - The water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia is provoking hardball politics in Congress, where Georgia lawmakers derailed a proposal that could restrict metro Atlanta's water supply.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Resolution 293 last week despite reservations over the renaming of Ga. 347 east of Interstate 985 in South Hall County, his office said.
Fires in different parts of Hall County on Sunday kept firefighters busy on Mother's Day afternoon.
Sometimes Allison Zafft said she thinks about the way her family and her life might have turned out if she'd never had her youngest daughter Aleah.
Local legislators and juvenile stakeholders praised Gov. Nathan Deal's signing of a juvenile reform bill.
On the surface, it seems like an obscure water project in a far corner of the state with no impact on the Hall County area.
Students at UNG's Dahlonega campus graduated this weekend, with colleges holding separate ceremonies between Friday and today. The College of Arts and Letters ceremony was held Friday night, the College of Science and Mathematics and the Mike Cottrell College of Business held ceremonies separately Saturday. Today, the College of Health Professions and College of Education students will earn their diplomas.
LULA - Four years ago, Shannon Jenrette wanted to do something to give back to those in the military and honor the memory of her late husband, Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, who was killed in action June 4, 2009, while serving in Afghanistan.
Nine AmeriCorps volunteers were honored Saturday afternoon by grateful city groups and environmental conservationists at Linwood Nature Preserve in Gainesville.
Savannah Schneider, a senior at West Hall High School, has already taken a class to start college life at Georgia Tech.
When Marett Peets first heard about Scotland's University of St. Andrews at a seventh-grade college fair, she thought it would be an interesting place to study but an unlikely place for her to land.
Most mornings Aaron Mullican is on the lake before sunrise and returns as the day is ending.
After two years of taking college-level, International Baccalaureate courses in high school, Ariana Cervantes is looking forward to spending a little time outside of the classroom.
The idea of pursuing a degree in mathematics at a school like Columbia University in New York is a big step for anyone.