The Gainesville City Council unanimously approved a $551,000 contract with OneBeacon Government Risks for property and liability insurance coverage at a special called meeting Thursday morning.
The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville rose to 6.1 percent in May up from 5.5 percent the month before, though still lower than the rate a year ago, 6.5 percent.
It will likely take another few months before Gainesville officials know whether they need to roll back the property tax rate following a reassessment of lakefront home values this year.
A July arraignment date been set for a man accused in the May death of his grandmother.
The shiny, new hoods and doors were open for visitors to check out Wednesday, but this wasn't some ordinary car lot.
David Green remembers his father as someone who never failed to help a person in need.
Local elementary schools performed below the state average on 2014 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, while local middle schools had mixed results.
Taking the stand in his defense Wednesday, Joseph Williams said he was a "scared man shooting for his life" when he gunned down 37-year-old Adrian Thompson.
The release of a draft environmental impact statement on the proposed Glades Reservoir has been delayed again.
As temperatures rise, blood donations drop, causing a shortage of blood for hospitals around the area. LifeSouth Community Blood Center in Gainesville is trying to get donations back up.
Hall County's lead transportation planning agency is seeking public input on the organization's proposed Public Participation Plan.
Debbie Truelove, a veteran of the Gainesville Fire Department and the department's first female ranking officer, passed away Tuesday morning after a long battle with cancer.
An execution date has been set for Georgia death row inmate Tommy Lee Waldrip, who was convicted in the murder of a Forsyth County grocery store manager more than 20 years ago.
A German shepherd dragged behind a truck on June 18 has a new temporary home.
Gainesville City Council approved an agreement Tuesday with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority for a road construction project in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center.
The Georgia Department of Transportation shifted a half-mile section of Ga. 347 in South Hall County onto a temporary section of roadway Tuesday to allow construction to continue on a culvert protecting Sherwood Creek.
The Gainesville Theatre Alliance has been awarded a $10,000 Partner Grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts, just in time for its 35th anniversary season.
Three people were sent to a hospital in Gainesville on Tuesday after a two-vehicle wreck in Lula, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Two women were hospitalized after a two-vehicle head-on collision Tuesday along Browns Bridge Road in northeastern Forsyth County.
When dental hygienist Margaret Conrad arrives at work in the morning, she's not greeted by the quiet beige walls and elevator music of a typical dentist's office. Instead she hears upbeat pop tunes and sees a colorful mural of life under the sea.
An improved insurance rating for Hall County Fire Services could spell financial relief for some residents, according to county officials.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with the city of Gainesville last week to continue splitting the cost of operating the local government channel, TV 18.
The first class of my second week of taking adult swim lessons at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center was more of a sink than a swim.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is "on track" to filling 500-600 positions needed to staff the new South Hall hospital, which is set to open next spring, a hospital official said Monday.
After a weekend of anticipation, Andy Roberts finally got a call from Garth Brooks announcing the first stop on his worldwide tour.
Junior League of Gainesville and Hall County continues to help local families by providing food to the needy, but the group's move to a new office location stalled growth with a low turnout at last month's distribution.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to take out a short-term loan of up to $400,000 to cover expenses.
Gainesville City Council will meet tonight to vote on an agreement with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority about constructing a road in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center that will open for property development.