GAINESVILLE - While many people in Hall County may be going hungry, Kay Blackstock said it is not due to a shortage of food.
A public reception is set for 2-4 p.m. Sunday for Diane Bryant, who is retiring Dec. 31 as principal of Gainesville High School's Careers.net Academy. Bryant worked for the Gainesville school system for 34 years. The event will take place in the high school atrium. The school is at 830 Century Place. Contact: 770-536-4441.
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces the local graduates from the 2007 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants included elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators and social service providers from 12 counties in North Georgia.
More than 220 registered sex offenders in Hall County who, up until last week, were prohibited from living within 1,000 feet of schools, playgrounds, churches and other places where children gather now can live wherever they want.
Funeral services are Wednesday for a Mill Creek High School freshman killed in a hunting accident during the holiday weekend. Zach Gibson was shot accidentally Friday while hunting with family in Pine Mountain, according to Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory in Buford. Mill Creek High counselors visited Gibson's classes Monday to talk with students about his death, Gwinnett County Public Schools spokesman Jorge Quintana said. A moment of silence was set for ...
While the rain trickled down Sunday afternoon, it proved to be just a tease.
Doug Hanson doesn't sound like an ambassador to Europe. His thick Texas drawl makes him sound more like a promoter of the Lone Star State.
GAINESVILLE - This is no ordinary Christmas tree.
It's a problem that retail merchants deal with every year - when inventory gets too high, you have a sale. For a number of years, real estate developers have had a steady stream of buyers. However, tighter credit policies have kept some buyers away from home ownership, leaving developers with too much real estate on their hands.
Leaders of St. Paul United Methodist Church on Washington Street revealed the church's newest addition Sunday morning - a 16-foot-tall cross and flame insignia.
Five local organizations and communities have been awarded grants from Keep Hall Beautiful to purchase and plant new trees.
If there's anything more tedious than having to undergo medical tests, it's having to drive from one hospital to another when you need to have more than one test done.
The Georgia State Patrol reported 3,850 crashes and 26 fatalities - eight more than predicted for the 102-hour holiday travel period.
Georgia DOT Commissioner Harold Linnenkohl announced the retirement of Richard Palmer from the Georgia Department of Transportation on Saturday after 15 years of service.
Fewer homes didn't make these residents happy.
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.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.