A jury took just 30 minutes to convict a Gainesville man Thursday of receiving and possessing child pornography following a three-day trial in federal court.
The Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs confirmed this morning that it is seeking records from a number of stations in Northeast Georgia in connection with alleged price gouging following the disruption of gasoline deliveries after Hurricane Ike.
Hall County's social service officials pull fewer at-risk children away from their families and keep them in foster care for less time than most large counties in Georgia, according to statistics presented at a Thursday seminar.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce kicked off its HealthSmart Expo Wednesday with a luncheon featuring Barbara Dooley, who proved that even cancer can be a positive experience.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved its Expense Reduction Plan and discussed details of the employee furloughs, part of the plan, at its Thursday meeting.
Local utility companies say they are disconnecting more customers this year because of nonpayment. Georgia Power saw an 11 percent increase in the number of customers it disconnected between January and September this year compared to the same period last year, the company's spokeswoman Carol Boatright said. Sawnee Electric Membership Corp., which serves parts of seven North Georgia counties, has seen a ...
Although Gainesville's parched soil got a slight reprieve Wednesday, the smattering of rain didn't have much effect on the area's extreme drought conditions.
While all Northeast Georgians continue to suffer through a drought, the Gainesville Public Utilities Department is having to come to the rescue of some Hall County residents whose wells have run dry.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has released its annual deposit market share report for banks. The report shows a decline in Hall County bank deposits for the first time since 2004. Deposits in Hall County banks, as of June 30, totaled $2.57 billion, compared with $2.64 billion on June 30, 2007.
City of Jefferson officials are hoping that a planned road will be more than just an avenue for transportation - they are also hoping the path will lead to increased economic development. With financial assistance in the form of a $500,000 grant from ...
Talk about commitment.
As part of the county's development of an updated comprehensive plan, Jackson County officials will be working with consultants to study Interstate 85 and to create a transportation plan.
The Gainesville City Council decided to wait on a vote Tuesday that would have authorized the Marietta-based Baldwin Paving Co. to begin needed improvements on approximately 2.83 miles of 14 city streets.
The crisp October air was perfect for Tuesday's seventh annual Bruce Burch & Friends Honor John Jarrard Concert, as people came out to enjoy the outdoor music event and support a good cause. The annual concert event honors John Jarrard, a Gainesville native and Nashville songwriter, who died from complications of diabetes in 2001.
Reaching and connecting with Latino victims of domestic violence is among the greatest challenges facing those who work to provide services for abused women, a discussion panel said Tuesday. "My concern is too often (help) doesn't reach the Hispanic community," Rosemary Stefanoff, Spanish services coordinator for Gateway Domestic Violence Center, said at the Fourth Annual Domestic Violence Breakfast and Briefing at the Hall County Courthouse. "And we are working on that."
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.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Country music singer John Berry will be playing next Tuesday at Riverside Military Academy in his annual Christmas concert benefiting local nonprofit Challenged Child and Friends Inc.