Jury selection for Hall County's first locally prosecuted death penalty trial in nine years will go into a second week.
After months of tension between neighbors, Lora Cushard's request to operate an equestrian facility from her Murrayville home ended anticlimactically when she withdrew her rezoning request at Thursday's Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting.
Beginning Sept. 2, Gainesville Parks and Recreation will have new office hours at its main office in the Gainesville Civic Center.
The state's projected budget shortfall of $1.6 billion this year is forcing Gov. Sonny Perdue to order cuts in education funding that will affect kindergarten through 12th-grade districts, technical colleges and four-year universities.
A week after an accident that came close to claiming his life, Johnson High School Assistant Principal Mike Adcock remains in critical condition, but officials are hopeful for a good long-term prognosis.
Representatives of the design firm Heery International presented their plans for the Gainesville's future police department and municipal court building Thursday morning to the City Council.
Georgia high school seniors made gains on the ACT this year, while the national average for the college entrance exam fell. According to the state Department of Education, the state's composite ACT score rose to 20.6 in 2008, up from 20.3 in 2007. The national average of 1.3 million students' scores fell to 21.1, down from 21.2 last year. In all ACT subjects - English, reading, math and ...
Shouts of "Move that bus!" rang out through North Hall High School's brickyard. Ty Pennington wasn't there, but it was an episode of Extreme Makeover: Trojan Edition.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board decided against initiating a controversial rezoning this week, a move that would have set a precedent for the appointed board.
Guess which farm product brings more revenue into Georgia than peaches, pecans or peanuts?
With a high school band setting the musical backdrop, Kroger opened its newest Hall County supermarket Thursday in Oakwood. The 76,000-square-foot store is the second in South Hall and the third in the county for the Cincinnatti-based company.
Fifty people likely will show up to today's Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting dressed in red. They will gather in red to show solidarity in opposition to the rezoning request of one of their longtime neighbors.
Clayton Grant remembers getting his military haircut at Woody's Barber Shop in Dahlonega during FROG week of 1961. "It was rough," said Grant, who recently retired from the college. "I think they were rougher on you then than they are now. Of course, every generation thinks that."
JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Police Department's evidence room procedures and policies were under internal and state scrutiny in July, but the results of a Georgia Bureau of Investigation report show that "there was no evidence of any wrongdoing," according to an Aug. 12 news release.
When it comes to water conservation, Gainesville is right where it should be.
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.
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.