The Gainesville school board finance committee will hold two hearings today regarding out-of-city tuition for students.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a request from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to reduce the amount of water released from Buford Dam.
It's beginning to look a lot like the high school football state playoffs are here. Gainesville High School, North Hall High School and Flowery Branch High School all earned at least one shot at the state championship title on Dec. 13. Cheerleaders and football fans have spent the past week decking the halls of their high schools with Red Elephant, Trojan and Falcon cheer in preparation ...
Even in lean financial times, local educators make sure student athletes' hard work is rewarded.
When Emory Martin resigned from the Hall County Board of Tax Assessors last month, some county officials considered a long-simmering controversy surrounding financial improprieties, per diems and padded time sheets over and done with.
JEFFERSON - Students in Lucy Bush's classes tend to say things differently than you would expect.
The parent company of a Gainesville plastic recycling firm has contributed $10,000 to establish an award to honor business entrepreneurs. Soin International, owner of Sundance Products in Gainesville, will award the Soin Award of Innovation at a ceremony on March 20. The award is to identify, honor and financially assist a company or entrepreneur in Hall County that is demonstrating an innovative spirit through a product ...
Charley Nix may be the new Hall County administrator, but he is no newcomer to Hall County. "I was born here, raised here," Nix said. Nix said he has lived in Hall County all his life, except for a three-year stint he spent in Germany with the military. Though he always lived here, Nix said he spent much of his ...
ATLANTA - The Tour de Georgia, which last year featured two stops in Hall County, including a daylong time trial at Road Atlanta near Braselton, will not hold its annual race through the state in 2009 but plans to return in 2010.
ATLANTA - Georgia's registered sex offenders should not be prevented from volunteering in church, a legal advocacy group argued in federal court Thursday, saying a state law that went into effect in July is overbroad and violates their rights of freedom of association.
Gainesville water customers may see an increase in their bills in 2009.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners recognized the public works department for its work with the Elachee Nature Science Center at Thursday's commission meeting.
About 250 protesters picketed a Dawson County convenience store Thursday, calling for store management to quit selling glass pipes that they claim are used for smoking illegal drugs.
JEFFERSON - Although the Jefferson city school system has had to adjust its budget to accommodate state budget cuts, school officials say they are on track to come out on top financially if things continue as they have for the past month.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to name Charley Nix county administrator at its board meeting Thursday. Nix has been serving as interim county administrator since July 1, following former administrator Jim Shuler's retirement. Commissioner Bobby Banks said after observing Nix in the position, he was confident he was the man for the job. "When we first started ...
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.
Oakwood property tax bills are set to go in the mail today.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A Baldwin man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road in East Hall County, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.