Kayla Ballenger has been an environmentalist for as long as she can remember, so when she had a chance to attend the People's Climate March, a march on the United Nations Climate Summit in New York last month, the decision was easy.
At first glance, the newly rebuilt house, situated in a nondescript neighborhood called Wintergreen Court, doesn't look any different from every other freshly constructed home in the Flowery Branch area.
The 2014 Howl-O-Ween pet costume contest and parade Sunday brought furry friends and their owners to Laurel Park in Gainesville for the event sponsored by Hall County Parks & Leisure and the Hall County Animal Shelter. Contest categories included scariest, funniest, cutest, best owner/pet look-alike and best overall. After the contest, the pets were paraded around the park. Participants were asked to donate pet-friendly items such as newspapers or paper towels for the Hall County Animal Shelter.
Applications are now open for rising sixth-graders at the Da Vinci Academy and the Earhart-Edison Exploration Academy, Hall County's programs of choice for middle school students.
ATLANTA - The candidates for Georgia governor came to their third and final debate ready to attack, ramping up their accusations on education, taxes and the economy.
Now that it has approved a significant tax increase to support its 2015 budget, Oakwood City Council is looking to nail down the spending plan itself.
One of Gainesville's lakefront properties is getting a makeover.
One theme keeps rearing its head this election year when it comes to contested races in Georgia: Democrats are trotting out candidates with name-brand recognition as Republicans push back against this "legacy" influence.
The old adage is "crime doesn't pay," but for law enforcement, there are dividends.
Mother-son bonding Saturday required two-by-fours, power tools and an early jump on the morning.
In Georgia, about two-thirds of new full-time students seeking bachelor's degrees will graduate on time, but for associate degrees, fewer than a quarter will graduate under the same criteria, according to Complete College America.
Gainesville's Midtown Greenway was full of laughter, music and fun Saturday when Trick or Treat on the Trail took over the half-mile loop.
Sen. Butch Miller was honored Wednesday by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia for his efforts this year to improve policy that affects county operations and infrastructure.
In late October, the Georgia Municipal Association, a lobbying group for the interests of Georgia cities, laid out several priorities for the 2015 session of the state General Assembly during a meeting with local government officials.
Multiple agencies responded to a call Thursday afternoon at West Hall Baptist Church to a Thanksgiving feast that needed to be put away for good.
A Gainesville couple are in custody after Hall County authorities linked them to a string of residential burglaries in South Hall.
For West Hall High Principal Scott Justus, tonight's football game is less about the result and more about the community the team's winning season has inspired.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners wants answers from the Georgia Department of Transportation and state lawmakers about why the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing has been closed despite the county's objection.
Flowery Branch's Growlers on Main will reopen a week after being shuttered by the city for violations of its alcoholic beverage license.
Clermont approved changes to its charter that would divide the town into four voting wards.
If Hall County officials thought additional public input meetings would generate greater turnout and broader interest in a new round of special purpose local option sales tax, they got a rude awakening Thursday night.
Hall County industry leaders are manufacturers, transporters, bread makers and more.
Get out the quilts and bring in the dogs: Winter's making another early visit.
A new program hosted at a Habersham prison will work to educate inmates and help them reach high school diplomas or GEDs, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday.
Today marks Georgia Gives Day, an online effort to raise money for charities throughout the state.
A group of top elected leaders balked Wednesday at approving a draft list of prioritized road projects through 2040, saying they needed first to discuss each project individually in a work session.