A man nearly drowned Sunday evening in the swimming pool at Morgan's Crossing subdivision, which is split between Gwinnett and Hall counties.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is working on a $1.2 million resurfacing of Ga. 13 between Buford and Flowery Branch. The project, which began in June, involves a 5.43-mile stretch between City Hall Street in Gwinnett County to north of Cantrell Road in Flowery Branch, including a section of Atlanta Highway that skirts downtown Flowery Branch. The work involves stripping away old asphalt, or milling, then filling in ...
Gainesville Police Chief Frank Hooper applauded his officers last week for their fuel conservation efforts, and he had every right to. Last month, the 103-vehicle department had used only 91 percent of the gasoline it had used at the same point last year due to a new approach to policing that requires officers to get out of their cars more and rely on fuel less. In the face ...
On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, close to 1,000 people gathered at Laurel Park to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Hopewell Baptist Church. The celebration began earlier in the day with a church service, where about 1,300 people came dressed in old-fashioned clothing.
The White County Sheriff's Office is expected to provide more information this morning about a Saturday afternoon shooting that killed a White County 911 dispatcher.
Two years ago, the idea of a charity for women was planted in Jackie Wallace's head while at a conference in Denver.
Those who serve Hall County's hungry know that rising food and energy costs mean more people are having to make choices between their bills and their bellies.
Low lake levels and high gas prices didn't deter boaters from bringing their vessels - in all shapes and sizes - to Lake Lanier Islands' Beach & Water Park this weekend.
There's no question about it: Employee wellness programs can benefit a company's bottom line.
COAL MOUNTAIN -- They came from all over to pay their respects.
COAL MOUNTAIN - Gene Altman of Jessup saddled up early Saturday for a one-way, 280-mile trip astride his Harley-Davidson. The grizzled veteran had another funeral to go to - another fallen soldier to honor.
The state of Georgia is giving shoppers a tax break on back-to-school items for four days beginning Thursday. The annual sales tax holiday has become a tradition in Georgia, according to state Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville. "People just expect the holiday now," Rogers said. "It's important now, especially with the softness in the economy." While the sales tax holiday is designed for back-to-school shopping, the four-day event benefits ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Motorists leaving Interstate 985 at Spout Springs Road now will be greeted by flashing messages from a sturdy new brick-and-stone Flowery Branch sign.
Some local hunting and fishing retailers are still at odds with the Department of Natural Resources despite the DNR's relaxing of a new licensing procedure set to take effect in January 2009.
"The only thing that's going to help Lake Lanier is a good, strong tropical storm system."
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
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.