Hall County and area municipal officials will gather today to begin laying the groundwork for a new special purpose local option sales tax.
Players broke from the usual protocol and charged onto the field Saturday morning at City Park during opening day ceremonies for the Gainesville Parks and Recreation baseball and softball teams.
Kay Blackstock, executive director of the Georgia Mountain Food Bank, said Saturday night's first-ever celebration of the organization's new Harvester Club wasn't a challenge issued but an invitation to the community to help feed more people in the coming year.
If there was a college basketball tournament going Saturday, visitors to the Gainesville's Smithgall Woodland Garden weren't concerned with missing the games.
A suspect has been arrested and will be charged following a recent burglary at an antiques shop in Oakwood.
Holyer Gomez Mendoza crossed the choppy Rio Grande in a small boat before U.S. officials caught him and later decided to admit him to the country as a refugee.
In the expiring moments of the 2014 legislative session Thursday, Georgia lawmakers gleefully threw shredded paper in the air, a tradition signifying the end of business.
The five incumbent Republican state lawmakers from Hall County all are running unopposed this election year, and whether that's surprising depends on who you ask.
Hall County fire crews battled three separate fires in the county overnight Friday into Saturday morning, fire Chief David Kimbrell reported. No one was injured in any of the fires.
Officials, school leaders and students celebrated Farm at the Oaks, a new farmers market at Lanier Charter Career Academy, at a Friday ceremony.
Oakwood is leading the way in seeking bids for a repaving contract that would also serve Clermont in North Hall and South Hall County neighbors Flowery Branch and Braselton. The four governments plan to accept bids until April 10.
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County has entered into a contract to purchase the Elks Lodge on Riverside Drive, with an expected closing date in early May.
On May 23, 2013, a bullet struck Laurien Marsh in the head. She miraculously survived the shooting with minor physical consequences, but the emotional scars never healed in the months before she died Feb. 16 at age 60, her daughter said.
Ben Jackson readily admits he got off to the wrong start.
Gainesville poultry icon Abit Massey and his family are being honored Friday as the University of Georgia's 2014 Alumni Family of the Year.
Students inside the Hall County School District who want to transfer to another county school can apply now through April 22.
A brief ceremony outside the Hall County Courthouse this week will honor crime victims.
An umbrella is needed for the first three days of the week, but sun and warm temperatures should return in time for the weekend.
The Times and Document Destruction Services will combine for a document shredding event Friday to benefit Hall County Relay for Life.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader is marking off the days until the end of the school year.
In 2003, a battle brewed in Georgia's legislature over the creation of a statewide indigent defense system.
The city of Gainesville is considering allowing digital billboards to be erected within the city limits, but concerns remain about how distracting such electronic signs might be to drivers.
The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Stakeholders soldiers on, but behind closed doors.
On Tuesday, the sixth annual Masters in Teaching program at Featherbone Communiversity honored nine local
Saturday's second annual Children and Youth Health and Safety Expo at the Academies of Discovery Gym in Oakwood featured safety tips from organizations like American Red Cross, Expanded Food And Nutrition Education Program and Hall County Fire Services.
A 94,000-square-foot, 90-unit apartment complex is proposed for a 2.2-acre site off Queen City Parkway at Banks Street across from the Gainesville Public Safety Complex.
Gainesville resident Justin Pressley has been appointed to a second two-year term on the Georgia State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Census figures confirm Hall County is still growing, and if predictions hold true, becoming more diverse.