As the Chestatee High School band played the songs of the branches of the armed services, the veterans stood.
A murder suspect from Mississippi was arrested Monday morning in Hall County after he was apprehended at the Kangaroo gas station on Sardis Road in northwest Hall.
White County Fire Department will receive $36,000 in federal funds to purchase new fire hose, Fire Chief Dickie Howard announced Monday. The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under the Assistance to Firefighters Grants.
OAKWOOD - Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to approve a $3.2 million general-fund budget for 2009.
This month's meeting of the Concerned Citizens of Gainesville/Hall County will address the upcoming vote on SPLOST VI and the proposed projects.
People have started seeing something pop up at gas stations around town that hasn't been seen in ages - the number 1.
JEFFERSON - About a dozen Jackson County residents attended a Jefferson City Council public hearing concerning the rezoning and annexation of 35 county properties into the city limits.
The conventional wisdom is that when Wal-Mart or any other "big-box" retailer moves into town, local businesses shrivel up and die. But that's not always the case.
While Gainesville officials tried Monday evening to stress the benefits of becoming a city resident to property owners who might be affected by a massive annexation of county islands, many of the property owners remained concerned about how the annexation would affect their tax bills.
A 29-year-old White County man was found dead early Monday morning in a burning building near the Hall County line.
Due to state revenue shortfalls and less student population growth in the Hall County school system than expected, the Hall County Board of Education cut more than $5.5 million from this year's budget, according to the Hall County schools deputy superintendent.
Life moves in cycles here in Iraq.
ATLANTA - Fiery Georgia House Speaker Glenn Richardson has survived a challenge for his gavel.
At Monday's work session, Hall County Commissioner Bobby Banks recommended interim Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee-Hunter be appointed Hall County's elections director.
On Monday, the Gainesville Police Department officially retired two of its former police dogs and introduced the department's newest addition - two Belgian Malinois.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
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.