The Voices of North Georgia community chorus has been awarded a $10,000 operations grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts, kicking off its 2014-2015 rehearsals with new excitement.
A rezoning of residential land near downtown Flowery Branch opens the property for new homes.
Despite concerns about rising costs and how to pay for them, the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Thursday to approve contracts for medical services at the jail and correctional institution.
The Georgia Department of Education has released new data that show student achievement in Gainesville and Hall County is growing at a similar rate to achievement statewide.
A dozen or more investigators continued Thursday combing through the malfunctioning Hall County fire truck that put three firefighters in intensive care units.
There's one more pizza spot in Gainesville, with Uncle Maddio's on Dawsonville Highway opening to the public today.
Judging from the line waiting for the doors to open and the steady customer flow, Dawson County residents have welcomed the opening of a new Goodwill store on Ga. 400.
Featherbone Communiversity in Gainesville, along with Lanier Technical College, is seeking nominations for the third annual Master Craftsmen, Builders of America ceremony on Oct. 16.
The Georgia Legal Services Program, which has an office in Gainesville, has won major recognition from the American Bar Association in the Hodson Award for Public Service for 2014.
Norfolk Southern Railway Co.'s plans to build new culverts at crossings in Flowery Branch have been put off indefinitely, as the company awaits permission from the Army Corps of Engineers to work on Corps property.
More cases are being reported to Child Protective Services, but the number of cases with overdue investigations is dwindling both statewide and in Hall County.
Hall County is one step closer to leasing two Lake Lanier parks from the Army Corps of Engineers.
In an outpouring of support, Georgia firefighters have come to the aid of three Hall County families affected by Tuesday's firefighter training accident.
ATLANTA - The Republican primary runoff for state school superintendent proved too close to call Tuesday night.
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 ...
The Boy Scouts of America Northeast Georgia Council were host to the 2014 Council Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Saturday at First Baptist Church on Green Street.