The war had passed her by, but a young Frances Smith got to spend the months following World War II working for one of the most prominent military figures in the world - Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower.
When Hall County is facing a tough budget year, any small change can make a huge difference.
A proposed youth community center in a northeast Forsyth neighborhood sparked tense discussion before clearing the Forsyth County planning board last week.
More than 500 local families will be getting supplementary food this summer, thanks to the new Summer Kids Feeding Project.
Women in the United States received the right to vote when the 19th Amendment was passed in 1920. But in the 91 years since, they have made relatively small strides into entering public service.
The U.S. Supreme Court has broadened rules allowing officers to break into residences without warrants, but it's a ruling Gainesville police say likely won't change the way they operate.
Juanita Nicely craved cocaine four years ago. Now she leads support groups and helps others with their addictions.
Like a college sports team that always draws the big recruits, it seems Lake Lanier can always be counted on to attract large summer crowds.
The first big holiday weekend of the summer season at Lake Lanier produced the first tragedy when a teenager drowned Saturday at Burton Mill Park in South Hall County.
Monday brings the annual Memorial Day parade that is a delight for spectators but can cause headaches for motorists.
Today's kids may use their thumbs more than their arms and legs, but that doesn't mean they wouldn't put down the controller for a real bow and arrow or fishing pole.
Amid poolside barbecues, family vacations and day trips, officials are reminding residents to stay safe on the roads.
As the mercury on the thermometers stretches higher, it can mean only one thing for Lake Lanier law enforcement - time to scrape the cobwebs off the citation books.
Once Hall County commissioners vote on a final budget in upcoming weeks, they'll turn their eyes to the county's landfill fund.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners now has three choices to consider for the 2012 fiscal year: drastically cut expenses, raises taxes or fall somewhere in the middle.
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A Gainesville Police investigator testified Monday about three hours of what the department called an "erratic crime spree" last month around Gainesville.
For the past 10 years, Robert Dowell has leaned on the Food Lion store as his source for groceries.
An East Hall home was severely damaged Monday afternoon by what firefighters believe is an accidental fire started by a faulty gas grill.
The University of North Georgia held a vigil at its Dahlonega campus Sunday night to mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
The Gainesville school system will hold a public forum Sept. 22 to discuss the site design for a new school at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.
A 48-year-old Atlanta man pulled from Lake Lanier on Saturday during a family outing has died, a Georgia Department of Natural Resources official said Sunday.
Authorities are searching for a 33-year-old man suspected of murder in the Friday night shooting death of a Gainesville man.
Tyler Blaylock and Cameron Holmes have set out on a journey of their own. The Flowery Branch High School students launched Travlr, their own T-shirt ...
The temporary fix for formerly out-of-service North Hall fire hydrants is satisfactory to the Insurance Services Office, authorities said last week.
In an ironic twist, South Hall land once used for as a sewer discharge site could be a revenue boost for Hall County's sewer ...
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks brought violence "home," but changes in how society reacts to violence more recently cause more common and more frequent ...
Braving winter weather
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