Hall County firefighters rescued 14 dogs and a bird from a burning home early Tuesday morning, rendering life-saving aid to some with a breathing apparatus designed for pets.
The developer of Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch is seeking to add about 100 more acres and 200 more homes to the neighborhood, bringing the total of potential homes that could be built to 2,000.
Gainesville officials are moving forward on plans to restore an eroded, underground portion of Flat Creek.
Katie Collier, a senior at Johnson High School, recalls the visit Mike Adcock, assistant principal at Johnson High School, made to her class on the first day of school this year.
JEFFERSON - Crime may not pay, but it has definitely benefited the Jefferson Police Department.
An advocacy group with plans to become a major voice for Lake Lanier was officially announced Tuesday.
JEFFERSON - The Jefferson City Council voted Monday to annex a nearly 33-acre parcel of property along Interstate 85. But the group's approval did not come without several stipulations.
Anne Cleveland isn't your typical 84-year-old grandmother.
Another 20 or so area residents gave their input Tuesday night on Oakwood's conceptual plans to redefine a 250-acre core around downtown by 2030.
ATLANTA - Georgia's top court ruled Monday that a provision in Georgia's strict new sex offender law is unconstitutional because it fails to tell homeless offenders how they can comply with the law.
Two unrelated fires Monday afternoon left the occupants sleeping elsewhere Monday night.
Editor's note: State Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, currently is in Iraq as a U.S. Air Force Reserve chaplain. He began his service there in September. He is reporting weekly on the activities at his location.
ATLANTA - SunTrust Banks Inc. said Monday it has received preliminary approval from the Treasury Department for a $3.5 billion investment under the government's capital purchase program.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is planning its third annual Great Day of Service for March 21, 2009.
A referendum for another round of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax may be a tough sell to Hall County taxpayers, one Clermont official said in a meeting with other local government officials Monday.
If you're looking for a way to work off that holiday turkey and extra helpings of mashed potatoes, lace up those walking shoes and head to North Hall Middle School.
Looking for some low-tech entertainment for the kids over the holidays?
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.