Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle blamed the prolonged drought and mismanagement of the state's river systems by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the state's current water crisis.
The Gainesville school board voted Thursday to OK a document that endorses proceeding with the design of a new fieldhouse at Bobby Gruhn Stadium, home of Gainesville High School's football team.
A Sugar Hill man who authorities describe as a "teacher" for meth lab operators throughout Northeast Georgia was sentenced Friday to 25 years in federal prison. Randall Lane Scott, 49, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Gainesville following a guilty plea to charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and storing chemicals and equipment for the purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine. Scott was arrested in April 2002 by state and local ...
The acrid smoke keeps drifting down from the woods bordering Donna and Greg Cash's red brick ranch house on Frazer Road. And the fire engines and Georgia Forestry tractors keep coming out to douse the flames and dig fire trenches.
DAHLONEGA - North Georgia College & State University is taking several measures to reduce water consumption.
After months of gathering photos and information from Hall County residents, "The Pictorial History of Gainesville and Hall County" is finally here.
A North Carolina man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the robbery of Appalachian Community Bank in Blairsville.
The Hall County Commission denied a rezoning request for a 608-unit residential development in northwest Hall opposed by many in the area.
After three long years of waiting, the time for Danielle Richey's haircut finally arrived Thursday morning.
Ongoing water conservation efforts, both local and state-mandated, may cause Gainesville's public utilities department to lose its streak of steadily increasing revenue, a financial auditor for the city said today.
As the rapidly shrinking Lake Lanier reveals unprecedented amounts of previously buried trash, the Lake Lanier Association has come up with a new way to tackle the problem. Shore "Super" Sweep is a twist on Shore Sweep, the association's annual lake cleanup that's usually held in September. The "super" sweep is an ongoing effort rather than a single event. "It's just not possible to hold enough organized cleanups ...
A new bridge spanning Mundy Mill Road will open this afternoon to accommodate Interstate 985 southbound traffic.
It's safe to assume that anyone with the nickname "Hot Wheels" isn't afraid of attracting attention. Kristina Shepard figured out a long time ago that she can't avoid drawing curious stares everywhere she goes, so she uses it as an opportunity to educate people.
GAINESVILLE - For the first time in the history of Atlanta's Archdiocese, Catholic priests Wednesday crowned the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Father Fabio Sotelo performed the rite at St. Michael Catholic Church in Gainesville, along with priests in 17 other parishes throughout the Atlanta Roman Catholic district. At the coronation mass, Sotelo crowned an image that came from the Basilica of Our Lady of ...
These cookies really bombed. A care package of baked sweets mailed anonymously to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office at Buford Dam prompted an evacuation Wednesday morning when a ranger decided the 12-by-8-inch package was a little too suspicious, authorities said. Gwinnett Police Cpl. Illana Spellman said the ranger who called 911 about 10 a.m. Wednesday said he received the package during a routine pick-up of ...
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.
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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.