Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites has given its OK to a new chapter representing Don Carter State Park in North Hall County.
A portion of Wilshire Trails Park will be closed Wednesday and possibly Thursday, according to Gainesville Parks and Recreation.
Libertarian candidate for governor Andrew Hunt spoke Monday to the Politically Incorrect Club at the University of North Georgia, outlining his platform as a third-party candidate.
The fall season officially begins today, bringing cooler temperatures throughout the week. The break from the summer heat has allowed several Hall County residents the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, whether it be a brisk walk through the square or relaxing downtown.
Election season is heating up as Republican and Democratic candidates swing through Hall County in the next week.
Republican voters swarmed the clubhouse Monday at the Village at Deaton Creek to welcome U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, his wife, Bonnie, first lady of Georgia Sandra Deal and State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville.
MINNEAPOLIS - A 25-year-old man was sentenced Monday to life in prison with a chance for parole after admitting he killed a second woman in the Twin Cities and left her body in an abandoned car.
Hall County officials are looking to cut costs by reducing the number of pay periods for employees, but any change is now unlikely before January or February.
Hall County Schools is planning to make some shifts in facilities and schools near capacity in the southern and eastern parts of the county.
Oakwood property owners, including three from the same neighborhood, criticized a proposed 50 percent hike in the city's property tax rate Monday, saying they believe officials should have eased in increases rather than hit residents all at once.
Students at North Hall Middle School have returned to school after evacuating for a bomb threat.
The drowning victim who fell in Lake Lanier early Sunday has been found.
The Times' phone voicemail system is down, meaning those who call the newspaper will not be able to leave any messages for employees.
A Buford man accused in May 2013 of misappropriating money from elderly investors must repay $1.8 million, according to a judgment by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Lanier Technical College leaders are hoping to kill two birds with one stone when they apply to build a new allied health facility on the school's Oakwood campus.
For 15 years, one of the things Oakwood residents and businesses could count on was a mostly steady tax rate.
The Times held a yard sale in its parking lot Saturday. All proceeds from the semi-annual event went to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
The second weekend in October marks the beginning of Mule Camp Market, the three day festival that fills Gainesville's downtown square with a wide variety of tents, food vendors and entertainment for the whole family.
Even a bit of wet weather couldn't douse the sunshine found on the fields and in the stands at Saturday's State Fall Games by Special Olympics Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is closing the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing near Old Oakwood Road.
Two decades of "water wars" between Georgia, Florida and Alabama are barely registering as a skirmish in political races leading up to the Nov. 4 election.
The fifth annual Giant Book Sale opened Friday, benefitting Our Neighbor Inc. and The Next Chapter Bookstore. It continues from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at 111 Spring St. More than 10,000 books are available, categorized by subject and most sold for $3 or less.
A former lieutenant with the Hall County Sheriff's Office was indicted Wednesday, accused of intentionally deleting sheriff's office data.
It is now unclear whether Gainesville officials will hold interviews with fire department personnel next week, or at any point, to discuss workplace morale and other concerns.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has given the go-ahead for staff to seek bids from payroll services companies.
Gabrielle Veronica Gibson of Buford, formerly an independent contractor who delivered newspapers to stores for The Times, was sentenced to jail time and probation on Monday on a charge of theft by taking.
A rabies case has been reported in South Hall County in the area of Candler Highway/Calvary Church Road.
Hall and Gainesville schools have similar philosophies on student attendance, but opposite reactions to new attendance guidelines from the state Department of Education.