The renaming of the Lula post office in honor of Pfc. Johnathon Millican will formally take place at 10 a.m. today at the facility on McLeod Street. The resolution honoring Millican was introduced last year by U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, who is scheduled to attend today's ceremony.
Authorities believe that a man found dead Wednesday on a boat at Holiday Marina was a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The main office and two branches of Gainesville Bank & Trust will close permanently at 2 p.m. July 24. The main office at 500 Jesse Jewell Parkway, the East Hall branch at 2412 Old Cornelia Highway, the branch at 475 Dawsonville Highway and a drive-through location at 1210 Thompson Bridge Road are closing as a result of the merger of GB&T and SunTrust. Employees who are in positions ...
Authorities believe that a man found dead on a boat at Holiday Marina today was a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
It has become an annual ritual: The White House tries to balance the federal budget by cutting Medicare payments to doctors, and at the last minute, Congress manages to get the cuts rescinded.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council voted 3-2 Wednesday to add a $1 service charge to the bills of trash-only customers. Trash customers, residential and commercial, will pay $12 instead of $11 monthly for the service. Councilmen Craig Lutz and Chris Fetterman voted against the charge. Lutz wanted to delay the vote to give city officials time to study the issue of trash-only customers not ...
A Lula man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after firing on Hall County sheriff's deputies who were responding to a suicide call, according to a report.
Michael Stoy, vice president for academic affairs at Gainesville State College, was named the new president of Middle Georgia College.
Northeast Georgia's drought conditions won't prevent many Fourth of July events from lighting up the sky with fireworks. "We are definitely having fireworks, because we're in a protected area," said Hal Williams, the Convention and Visitors Bureau Director of Dahlonega. "We're firing (the fireworks) from the parking lot on the university campus. They will go over the college drill field. ... There should be no problem."
This year, the inspiration for the mission project of Chestnut Mountain Church's vacation Bible school was close to home.
The Gainesville City Council is laying the legal groundwork that moves the city one step closer to relocating its public safety facility. The council passed two resolutions that will allow the city to purchase about 13 acres for its new public safety buildings with cash from other city funds.
For most of the two-and-a-half years that Stanley Gibbs has lived on Sardis Road, bulldozers and Trackhoes have been his neighbors.
Gainesville residents who normally have their trash picked up on Friday will have to wait until Tuesday because of the July Fourth holiday, according to the city.
The Flowery Branch Historic Preservation Commission's meeting for 2:30 p.m. today has been canceled because of an expected lack of commission members. The next meeting is set for 2:30 p.m. Aug. 6.
The first of three planned hearings on a $6.1 million rate increase for Atmos Energy began Monday before the Georgia Public Service Commission in Atlanta.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
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.