Five workers at the Forsyth County Water Reclamation Facility on Carolene Way in Cumming were hospitalized just after 2 p.m. Tuesday after being exposed to sodium hydroxide, according to Forsyth County Fire Department Division Chief Jason Shivers.
Flowery Branch has hit a delay in its much-needed Spring Street bridge project.
The Brenau University Learning and Leisure Institute, a program that offers nondegree courses and activities to adults, is adapting after a member survey showed a need for more flexible pricing and scheduling.
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners approved its 2015 fiscal year budget in June, the spending plan included a 3 percent cost-of-living raise for full-time county workers and called for no furlough days.
Running a red light with a broken taillight led to a Stone Mountain man's arrest in Hall County on eight other drug, weapons and theft charges.
Expect traffic delays today on Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway as filming for a movie, "Goosebumps," starring Jack Black, takes place in Hall, Forsyth and Jackson counties.
The owner of the rolling vehicle that injured four children Sunday is out on bond, while three of the children are believed to be released from the hospital.
Main Street/Ga. 284 in Clermont will be partially closed as the Georgia Department of Transportation replaces a damaged drainage pipe.
A five-year lottery system didn't complete the task, so the Army Corps of Engineers plans to revert to first-come, first-served in issuing the remaining boat dock permits on Lake Lanier.
The owner of the rolling car that injured four children Sunday has been charged, and three of the children have been released from the hospital.
Georgia's tax-free weekend is Friday and Saturday, and retailers and families alike are gearing up for the rush to get back-to-school supplies.
Hall County Fire Services is handing out free life jackets from 1-3 p.m. Friday at Bolding Mill Park.
Gainesville police arrested a 55-year-old male Sunday in connection with trafficking methamphetamines and gun charges.
Gainesville City Council will discuss providing $12,500 in special purpose local option sales tax money to pay for an airport study when it meets in a work session Thursday morning.
From cooking to kung fu, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County is bringing its activities outdoors Thursday to show the community what it's doing to serve area youth.
New faculty with the University of Georgia stopped at Jaemor Farms on Monday as part of a statewide tour designed to illustrate the connections between university research and economic development in the state.
Hall County officials are finally moving forward on plans to turn the old East Hall library branch, shuttered as a result of budget cuts in July 2011, into a health clinic for employees.
A Clermont day care building, where the owner and some employees are accused in the burning of an 18-month-old toddler, has been purchased and will reopen under a new name.
The Northeast Georgia region tallied twice the number of child deaths in 2013 as the year before for those in the custody of the Division of Family and Children Services, fitting into trends seen statewide.
Recent changes in what's offered for lunch at school cafeterias hasn't fazed students, according to school officials.
From "Goosebumps" to "Hard Knocks," Hall County and the state of Georgia are setting the stage for Hollywood's pursuits year-round, putting $5.1 billion in the Georgia economy.
After decades of planning efforts and pushing by officials, construction of a new interchange on Interstate 985 between Oakwood and Flowery Branch appears to be on a funding track.
NORTHEAST FORSYTH - Authorities continue to investigate the presumed drowning death of a 19-year-old man, whose body was found Thursday in Lake Lanier after two days of searching.
David Moody, principal of World Language Academy, is in Brazil as part of an administrator exchange program.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will meet today to discuss the project budget for Cherokee Bluffs Park.
A Cornelia woman on probation after pleading guilty to federal firearms charges was arrested Saturday night in Flowery Branch on a multitude of charges.
One year after gathering momentum, a push to create a self-taxing district along Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in South Hall County has fizzled, with once-interested parties looking elsewhere for improvements along the busy strip.
Both Hall County and Gainesville school districts have enrolled new Central American refugee students this school year.
Air horns, diesel engines and an occasional siren out-blasted the amplified music Saturday in City Park as children climbed on trucks and heavy equipment at the 15th annual Touch a Truck event. Twenty-seven vehicles came this year and kid turnout was good, said Missy Bailey, recreation manager for Gainesville Parks and Recreation, sponsor of the free event. "Kids love a truck," Bailey said. "And if they can touch a truck and honk the horn ..." The annual event is an annual rite of passage for some parents. Brittany Peters of Gainesville had a group of kids in tow. "We've been ...