Thousands of people crowded the streets of downtown Gainesville Sunday evening for the seventh annual Christmas on Green Street celebration.
At Gainesville First United Methodist Church, Christmas is not defined by skin color, language or nationality.
As the level of Lake Lanier keeps dropping lower, it's like fishing in a goldfish bowl.
Both local school boards will be meeting Monday night, one discussing drug screening and the other talking about adding an athletic director position.
The holidays are a time to remember those we love, and those whom we've lost.
On one side of the hallway, kindergartners are taught science and social studies lessons in Spanish.
Wearing a helmet and western shirt, 7-year-old Dakari Oliver guided the Shetland pony named May through a figure eight as his mother looked on anxiously during Saturday's horse show at the Chicopee Agricultural Center. "She did good," the small, bespectacled boy said afterward of his equally pint-sized steed, as he proudly showed off the green and white ribbons he won. His mother, Rasheeda Swain, said: "I ...
An employee of a Gainesville convenience store was recovering at an Atlanta hospital after being stabbed in the side during a Saturday morning robbery, police said.
After 10 regular-season victories and three home playoff wins, the North Hall High football team is ready to take its act on the road. All the way to Atlanta. North Hall (13-0) took one step closer to a state title Friday night by beating Perry 12-10 in the Class AAA quarterfinals. The Trojans will play Cairo at 3 p.m. next Saturday in the semifinals at the Georgia Dome. ...
The members of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will honor their former leader Sunday and have invited the public to join in the celebration.
The death of an esteemed English teacher has cast a shadow over a school that gets its name from the Cherokee word for "place of light." Susan Jean Crawford, a 57-year-old Chestatee High School teacher, died Tuesday night after battling a brief illness. Bill Thompson, principal of Chestatee High, said Crawford had not been at school for about two weeks. She had checked into a hospital for pain caused by an ...
To all the procrastinators in Hall County: Monday is the last day to pay property taxes before late fees kick in. People can pay their property tax bills in person at all three tag office locations: College Square Shopping Center on Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood; Quillian's Corner at the intersection of Ga. 52 and U.S. 129 in North Hall; and the main office at the courthouse in ...
Lumpkin County officials and residents will gather in front of one of Georgia's oldest courthouses on Monday with a birthday cake and candles to celebrate the county's 175th birthday.
The state labor commissioner said Friday that his department will provide assistance to workers who will lose their jobs at Peachtree Doors in Gainesville.
As Flowery Branch prepares for Wednesday's vote to finalize the city's tax allocation district plan, Oakwood begins its planning process Monday for the city's tax allocation district plan. Although both Oakwood and Flowery Branch voters approved each city's TAD referendum on Sept. 18, Flowery Branch is slightly farther along in drafting the redevelopment plan. A tax allocation district is an economic tool that assists defined areas ...
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
An Oakwood spa agreed to close its business after an employee was arrested for prostitution in an undercover sting, law enforcement officials said.
Despite Hall County's September agreement with Gainesville to service the Gateway Industrial Centre in North Hall, Lula's role in treating wastewater for that portion of the county remains a point of contention.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank will hold a food drive Dec. 3 at Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville.