The Chattahoochee National Forest has turned over management of its most popular tourist attraction to a private contractor. In April, the visitor center at Anna Ruby Falls, a stunning double cascade north of Helen, reopened after being closed since 2005.
The summer solstice arrived Friday evening, making Saturday the official first full day of summer.
More than 1 million Americans are infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. But an estimated 25 percent of them don't know it.
When Dave Cox met the woman who is now his wife, they were both college students at Furman University in South Carolina. Dave and Jennifer Cox had at least two things in common from the start - a love for the Lord and a passion for mission work.
A year ago, Steven Ballowe received a glowing evaluation from the Gainesville board of education. The report was heavy in praise for Ballowe's innovations and how the system has drawn acclaim across the state for its educational practices.
Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Watts made steering a 1,000-pound chrome and steel beast through hairpin-tight turns look easy Saturday.
On this cool Saturday morning, the Oaks Miniature Golf course was bustling with sound. Lively folk music and rushing waterfalls blended in the background of people chatting as they lined up for their turn at the "Putting for Pets" miniature golf tournament.
The Gainesville City Board of Education's proposed budget for next year will only cut $1.4 million from its estimated $6.5 million deficit, documents obtained Friday show.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Enticing smells and jazzy tunes wafted down Main Street at Saturday's Taste of Flowery Branch.
Gainesville's Public Works Director Adrian Niles plans to retire from his post in August to pursue a higher calling.
As the economy slides, homes and businesses burn.
Green Street Pool will be closed to the public today during the hours of 1-5 p.m. for a swim meet, according to the Gainesville Parks and Recreation department.
What do "Hannah Montana," "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the INK children's museum have in common? They've all been nominated for Nickelodeon Awards, though not exactly in the same categories.
Hall County fire officials filed criminal charges against a man who accidentally set fire to a vacant mobile home early Friday morning.
A U.S. senator and a U.S. representative from Florida have introduced legislation calling for a comprehensive study of the water management, needs and conservation along the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system.
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.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
Like Gainesville? Try the water.
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.