Hall County Parks and Leisure Director Greg Walker has only been on the job for a week, but said he is already excited about the projects ahead of him.
If you're thinking of mowing the lawn today, maybe you should reconsider. Today is another "orange" day for Hall County's air quality, meaning the concentration of particulate matter that creates smog is higher than normal and not safe for sensitive people.
The Christian music concert planned for Sunday evening at the Georgia Mountains YMCA in Gainesville has been postponed, according to event organizers.
A Republican state representative from Blue Ridge announced Friday that he would challenge Speaker Glenn Richardson for the top post in the Georgia House.
A Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent shot and killed the suspect in Thursday's robbery of a Dahlonega bank during a foot chase Friday in Helen after the suspect pointed a toy pistol at officers, authorities said.
Gov. Sonny Perdue has appointed Hall County Sheriff Steve D. Cronic to the board of commissioners of the Sheriff's Retirement Fund of Georgia, in an announcement made Wednesday.
Two new traffic signals were activated this week in an effort to decrease traffic delays near the interstate on U.S. 129.
Hall County's 27th rabies case was confirmed on Wednesday, after a raccoon came into contact with a dog.
Leaders from Brenau University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine will sign an agreement this afternoon to jump-start a five-year accelerated program at Brenau for physician assistant studies.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Wednesday morning to new historic district boundaries in the city.
A top administrator at Gainesville Middle School was arrested last week on a charge of driving while unlicensed. But her husband, a member of the Gainesville City Board of Education, said the arrest was the result of a mix-up between the Department of Driver Services and the Social Security Administration.
Recent rains in July have done little to ease the drought across the Southeast, with dry conditions persisting in Northeast Georgia and the region.
The Humane Society of Hall County is holding a series of rabies clinics in August.
An alleged middleman in a deal for more than 15 pounds of cocaine outside a Gainesville liquor store was sentenced by a federal judge Wednesday to six years, three months in prison as his family members wept.
Merrianne B. Dyer was named interim superintendent of Gainesville schools with a unanimous school board vote Wednesday.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.
East Hall and North Hall high schools will soon be home to brand-new facilities for their fine arts departments, including their respective theater programs.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center will hold its 34th annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration at 7 p.m. 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.