Two of the biggest recipients of city money, Gainesville's fire and police departments, presented larger-than-usual budget requests Thursday to the Gainesville City Council morning - despite the city's smaller-than-usual general fund for the coming year.
Boy, a sun-ripened, garden-fresh tomato sure would taste good right now. And every year, many home gardeners think, "This is the year I'll finally grow those tomatoes." Well, now's your chance to get started. Hall County farmers have been busy prepping their fields for the spring growing season, and they have some tips for the home gardener just getting started ...
LAWRENCEVILLE - The 20-year-old Gainesville man charged in a four-car interstate crash that left four people dead appeared in Gwinnett County Magistrate Court Thursday.
A boat sanitation company is trying to clean up its act after being suspended from operating on Lake Lanier.
Should Northeast Georgia Medical Center become a training ground for new physicians?
The Hall County Board of Tax Assessors continues to undergo scrutiny this week as attorney Ashley Bell presented the findings of his investigation to county commissioners Wednesday regarding his clients' allegations of financial improprieties within the tax assessors office.
Bikers will play poker Saturday around Gainesville, but they'll do so for a good cause.
The Gainesville City Council on Wednesday heard the budget wish lists of several city departments and divisions.
LAWRENCEVILLE - The family of a Gainesville man facing felony charges in connection with a Monday night wreck on Interstate 85 that killed four people, including three members of another family, said he will be cleared.
Hall County Sheriff's officials say a program that will allow deputies to begin deportation proceedings for illegal immigrants who are booked into the county jail is closer to starting, after technicians began hooking up computer equipment this week.
The state Senate has passed a bill creating a third judgeship for the State Court of Hall County. The measure, already passed by the House, now awaits the signature of Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Despite the recent Georgia Supreme Court ruling disqualifying school tax revenues as a source of funding for tax allocation districts, Flowery Branch officials said Wednesday they will continue plans to implement a tax district for the city.
CLARKESVILLE - A Hart County school administrator has been named superintendent of the Habersham County school system.
A former Dawsonville city councilman was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday for selling prescription morphine tablets in his car during last October's Moonshine Festival.
It is time again for the Northeast Georgia History Center's Antiques Show and Estate Sale, and this year's promises to be bigger and better than in years past.
A Gainesville man was sentenced Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court to 25 years in prison by Judge Andrew Fuller.
Ridgewood Avenue will be closed at its intersection with Green Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The beam from Anthony Williamson's laser pointer danced across a map of the planned Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton and the area beyond.
A focus group composed mostly of community members met Tuesday to talk about what the Gainesville school system should look for in its next superintendent.
A difficult decision of choosing the right college might be a little bit easier for two Gainesville High School students.
The Southern Gentlemen Dixieland Jazz Band will perform a free concert Friday on the downtown square in Gainesville from 5-9 p.m.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department will host an open house Friday from noon to 4 p.m. at Riverside Water Treatment Plant.
A Gainesville man has been charged with felony murder in connection with his alleged role in a car crash that left a woman and toddler dead.
A 73-year-old Dawson County man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he attempted to cross Ga. 53 on a four-wheeler and was hit by an oncoming pickup truck near Perimeter Road.
The Gainesville City Council unanimously approved Tuesday taking over the Red Rabbit fixed-route bus service starting July 1, while expressing disappointment with Hall County commissioners for putting it in that position.
A Tuesday standoff with police at the Motel 6 off U.S. 129 attracted dozens of law enforcement responders and bystanders but ended peacefully after about three hours.
School leaders said they are glad more factors are being considered in rating schools, but the scores released Tuesday still don't paint an accurate picture of what's going on in schools with high numbers of students learning the English language.
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan said Tuesday he wants the Georgia Department of Transportation to look at banning left turns on Green Street.