An ambitious building project that began in 1999 may be coming to a close this year for Hall County Fire Services, an agency that has seen tremendous growth in the new century and that may have its last planned fire station operational by the end of 2008. And what began as a sales tax-funded plan to provide a station within five miles of all residential structures could also see the county's ...
GAINESVILLE - It's a new year and a new term for most of the members of the Gainesville City Council. More than half of the Gainesville City Council will kick off another term of city service at the council's first meeting of 2008.
Youngsters partied all day Monday aboard a plane at the Interactive Neighborhood for Kids and sipped sparkling grape juice at the Gainesville Bowling Center to ring in the new year.
On Wednesday, you won't need to look at a calendar to know that January has arrived. All you'll have to do is step outside. A monstrous cold front will move through the region today, bringing the most frigid temperatures Georgia has seen since last January. Nighttime lows will drop to 20 degrees or lower tonight and Wednesday night in Gainesville, while the mountain counties could see temperatures as low as ...
A little side street off U.S. 129 was hopping with law enforcement activity Monday night, part of the annual ritual of the New Year's Eve road check. This year, about 20 Hall County sheriff's deputies descended on Chestnut Street, a narrow blacktop between the Pilgrims Pride poultry plant and the Featherbone Center, checking each motorist who passed through for valid licenses, insurance and any infractions that might warrant an order ...
A look ahead
Lawyers for a Maryland man facing the death penalty in the rape and stabbing death of a homeless woman are preparing to make his mental state an issue at trial.
Trey Paris is about as deep in Bulldog legacy as one can get.
You've seen those car tags that say "house divided."
The federal government is investigating a shuttered waste recycling plant where a treatment pond caught fire three months ago.
When Northeast Georgia Medical Center's North Patient Tower opens in early 2009, it will mark one of the most dramatic changes in the hospital's six-decade history.
ATLANTA - It turns out 2007 will not go down as the driest year on record for the drought-stricken Atlanta area, thanks to Sunday showers that capped four consecutive days of rain.
Today, on the last day of the year, there is a Northeast Georgia car dealer ready to make you a great deal on a new car. Print and broadcast media has been filled in December with auto companies and local dealers offering end-of-the-year deals, including major price reductions and lower interest rates
A senior Hall County sheriff's investigator died Saturday night after colliding with a car while riding an all-terrain vehicle earlier in the afternoon. Hall County sheriff's Sgt. James Evans, 46, was traveling north on Hillcrest Lane near his home riding a late model Yamaha ATV Saturday when he collided head-on with a 2001 Honda Accord, said Georgia State Patrol Trooper Robert Land. Evans and passenger Christopher Peck, 20, ...
It took seven years to plan and $54 million to build and equip, but Hall County finally got its new jail in October of this year.
Even though children aren't going to be able to visit their school library over the summer, there are still plenty of opportunities to hone their reading skills.
The few people who showed at the hearings got to see the thinking behind the math in the Gainesville school system's crafting a budget for fiscal 2013-14.
A man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday after a jury convicted him on Monday of several violent felonies and property crimes, the Northeastern Judicial Circuit's district attorney's office said.
The Georgia State Election Board declined to send alleged election violations by Hall County to the state Attorney General's Office Tuesday.
Gainesville school officials said Tuesday that three students are responsible for overnight vandalism at Gainesville High School.
The Georgia State Patrol has identified the 11-year-old boy who was injured Sunday afternoon in a four-wheeler accident in West Hall as Lanny Charles Dunagan.
Volunteers at the Historic Clermont DIP Library opened its one-room library in the town's gym last year, but soon there will be more room to spread out.
The Gainesville/Hall '96 Foundation's next life was started Monday, 17 years after playing a large role in creating the 1996 Lake Lanier Olympic Center and maintaining the site's legacy.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to forge ahead this spring and summer with issuing dock permits, and not resort to moving employees assigned to that task to covering parks, as it had to do last year.
A 10-member focus group giving input to Gainesville's transportation master plan is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St.
A horse barn was destroyed and one horse killed in a fire Monday afternoon in East Hall County.
The Hall County Board of Education discussed ways to maintain employee morale while working within next year's tight budget.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to apply for a grant to help pay for a sewer system that would serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.
Making a sandwich is easy: two slices of bread, some meat and cheese, and voila.