Work-related schooling brought the Stricklands from the Sunshine State. This week's huge winter storm kept them stuck in a cabin off Lake Lanier.
The Hall County School District continues to contemplate opening all county schools not only to all students inside district lines, but those from other counties as well.
The following weather-related closings, changes and cancellations have been reported:
The winter precipitation has moved out, but many roadways are still covered in ice and snow.
Cabin fever? Get ready to stay put a little longer, as the area's deep freeze turns to thaw.
Residents and visitors snubbed their collective noses at the freezing rain and snow falling in Gainesville on Wednesday morning and hit the roads to find a few businesses open to serve their winter storm needs.
It was a short week for folks at the Hall County Courthouse, who after an early dismissal Tuesday won't be returning to work until Friday morning at the earliest.
For Gainesville residents, CVS will soon no longer be their 24/7 option to indulge in one destructive habit - tobacco use.
Four language immersion prekindergarten classrooms are all set to move to a long-vacant school building.
After a deep breath and a long sigh, Ryan Glover spoke from the witness stand Tuesday about the boating accident that left his son brain dead.
If you are a Times print subscriber, that speck of blue amid the snow in the driveway could be your morning paper.
UPDATE: Many roads have accumulation this morning and emergency officials repeated warnings to stay home today.
A regulation for overnight campers to carry bear-resistant canisters for garbage, toiletries and food seems to have curbed conflicts with black bears on a portion of the Appalachian Trail, according to officials with the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests.
A new right-turn lane has opened at the intersection of Ga. 9 and Ga. 53.
LaCrisia Larkin is the Georgia Thespians' Administrator of the Year, announced at the annual conference of the group in Columbus.
Vulcan Construction Materials, owner of the working quarry bounded by Hog Mountain, Blackjack and Swansey roads in Flowery Branch, is seeking to grow its footprint, expanding operations by about 40 acres.
A family of three has been displaced by a Sunday house fire that left at least 75 percent of the home damaged.
A Sunday afternoon fire in a commercial building near Lula is under investigation, Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said.
Having access to online technology is changing how teachers and students interact, but a local school is testing how it can change the professional teaching environment as well.
Nearly 50 years after its first meeting on March 23, 1964, the Lakeshore Squares dance club has lots of new faces but is still dancing strong.
Farmer Tommy Blackstock has noticed the cattle on his farm aren't eating quite like they should.
"Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell," author and environmentalist Edward Abbey said.
Steve Slowick is OK with growth in South Hall County, but he favors the kind that meets, and doesn't exceed, residents' needs.
From 2009 to 2011, the Hall County Sheriff's Office solved each of the seven homicides it investigated.
A Clermont home was destroyed by fire overnight Friday but the residents escaped safely.
March could arrive like a lion overnight with a possible wintry mix of precipitation in some Northeast Georgia counties.
Lake Lanier Islands has forged ahead on a lot of resort improvements, such as accommodations and roadwork, but is "behind the times" in one key area: the state of its hotel swimming pool.
Residents and businesses of Hall County with sewer accounts 90 days past due will soon see their names airing on TV 18, the local government channel, in what appears to be an attempt to shame them into paying up.
The Georgia Senate passed a bill Wednesday seeking to curb the mugshot-for-profit publications model in the state.
ATLANTA - High wire walker Nik Wallenda has a date in mind for crossing a nearly 1,000-foot-deep gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains, 45 years after his great-grandfather accomplished the feat.