The Gainesville City Board of Education is poised to adopt a fiscal year 2009 budget Monday that could require a 12 percent increase in property taxes.
As the clash between Russian and Georgian soldiers continues half a world away, a Dawsonville member of the Georgia National Guard said he is concerned for the Georgian soldiers he got to know last month during three weeks of military exercises in their country.
A marina has to serve its customers, come hell or high water.
Think you have the cutest pet in town?
One of the core issues of the 18-year-old water dispute between Georgia, Florida and Alabama is whether water supply is an authorized use of Lake Lanier.
Gainesville High School parents filled the school Sunday afternoon, retracing schedules followed by their children since school started Aug. 7.
All across Hall County, there are people who take a break from their day jobs to take care of everything from property values to libraries to counting votes on Election Day.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
Preaching from Psalm 130 two weeks ago, Rev. Adrian Niles addressed the chapter's sixth verse.
ATLANTA -- Vester Lewis is getting used to what he calls "the new normal."
While the case over water in Lake Lanier is scheduled to move into a federal courtroom later this year, the judge hearing the case says the states need to reach an agreement on their disputed issues.
While the state is facing its highest unemployment numbers in more than a decade, the Gainesville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Hall County, had the fewest job losses in July, according to figures from the Georgia Department of Labor.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Fay could bring some heavy rains into north Georgia near the end of the week, forecasters believe, though the path it will take remains uncertain.
The two new members of the Hall County tax assessors board got a tumultuous welcome at the board's meeting Friday.
A trip in an ambulance soon may get pricier.
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.
The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus is going through a face-lift, with more than $2 million in total renovations scheduled to be complete in the first part of 2014.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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