Christal Presley thought she had found happiness, including life in Atlanta and her career as a middle school educator.
Lorry and Sherrie Schrage were honored Thursday as philanthropists of the year at a luncheon hosted by the North Georgia Community Foundation.
Jurors were given a vivid look in court on Thursday at Paul J. Bennett on the night he was arrested in connection with allegedly causing a collision on Lake Lanier that killed two boys.
A man had to crawl out of his northwest Hall County home Thursday night after a neighbor called him to tell him it was on fire, according to another neighbor, Shirley Beck.
Spreading the word on just how important Georgia's agriculture is to our state is a message that needs to be continually shared, said Brian Kemp, Georgia secretary of state.
Lake Lanier is below full pool for the first time in seven months. The lake has stood below 1,071 feet above sea level on and off this month, consistently since Tuesday, according to U.S. Geological Survey data. The lake now stands at 1,070.87 feet. The lake topped 1,070 feet - the winter full pool - on April 3 and since has stayed above that level. Lanier's level had fallen to 1,056.33 feet on Dec. 18-19 ...
An individual's success has a lot to do with passion, hard work and being surrounded by the right kinds of people.
The Georgia Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Gainesville woman be resentenced in the conviction of her 18-month-old daughter's murder.
As a band instructor at Gainesville Middle School, Joey Forbes isn't too keen on surprise notes coming from his students' instruments.
Hall County's planned Glades Reservoir made the short list for up to $40 million in state funding, the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority announced Wednesday.
Words of panic pierced a still courtroom Wednesday, as jurors, attorneys and observers listened to a nearly hourlong call to dispatch the night of a fatal Lake Lanier boating accident.
Two people were injured and transported to hospitals after a head-on vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon in South Hall County.
Now that it's wrapping up a traffic study for Gainesville, a Norcross firm is looking to update a Gainesville-Hall County plan to accommodate bicycles and pedestrians.
Two more were arrested Tuesday as part of an undercover investigation by the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad that already netted 15 arrests.
Kristi Crumpton and Lynn Adams have won seats on Clermont's Town Council.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
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.