By Jennifer Sami Times regional staff The latest round in the contentious legal battle over Forsyth County's 1-cent sales tax went to the city of Cumming on Wednesday. Visiting Superior Court Judge Hugh W. Stone's ruling that the county deprived the city of an opportunity to best use its share of the tax collection essentially nullifies February's referendum, which extended the penny tax another five years. <p ...
You're probably getting "sticker shock" these days every time you go to the grocery store or fill up your gas tank.
A smoke alarm may have saved the lives of two people who escaped a burning home in North Hall early this morning, a fire official said.
The chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal has reimbursed the Gainesville Republican's campaign more than $93,000 after he was found to have exceeded outside income under the House of Representative's rules. Chris Riley, 39, informed the leaders of the House Committee on Standards of the oversight in a letter dated Wednesday.
Florida environmental officials have weighed in on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers interim operating plan that would limit flows into the Apalachicola River. They don't like it.
Some had been training year-round for the big event, others just for a few weeks.
People throughout Hall County bowed their heads Thursday, joining with fellow Christians across America for the National Day of Prayer. Created in 1952 by President Truman, the observance always takes place on the first Thursday in May.
According to the calendar, the project to remake the main roads in Oakwood is at the halfway point, but the Georgia Department of Transportation said work is ahead of schedule.
GILLSVILLE - Carolyn Bagwell never wanted her son to join the military, but Nathon Bagwell, 24, joined the Army last September before his mother had the chance to talk him out of it.
Running for mayor could be a possibility for 12-year-old Hania Rios, but she has plans to become an interior designer.
If I were mayor, I would do many things to make Gainesville a better place.
A Gainesville attorney who also engaged in various farming pursuits was inducted posthumously into the Hall County Agriculture Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Tom Jarrard, who died in 2007, was among three inductees at a breakfast ceremony.
Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Glenn Watson and his partner trained their air pistols on Cpl. Chris Farmer and blasted him with a barrage of tiny, round, green rubber pellets in Pam Moore's biology classroom Wednesday at East Hall High School.
Flowery Branch officials met Wednesday with members of the Flowery Branch Historic Preservation Commission to get the ball rolling on a $15 million mixed-use development planned for downtown.
Weather permitting, Georgia Department of Transportation crews will shift traffic on Atlanta Highway to the newly paved lanes between Poplar Springs Road to Old Southern Heritage Drive.
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.