M.P. Patel and his son, Peter, have spent many anxious days awaiting news from their distributors that a load of gasoline is on its way to Lakeshore Texaco, their convenience store on Dawsonville Highway.
HOSCHTON - Scarecrows and people mingled Friday and today in Hoschton for the city's 34th annual fall festival.
Two people died Thursday night from injuries sustained in separate wrecks.
A 50-pound dog is expected to recover after being shot Thursday by his owner's neighbor in a northwestern Forsyth subdivision.
A Flowery Branch man avoided a life sentence but still received a lengthy prison term for holding a former girlfriend against her will and beating her.
A Gainesville man with a long history with local law enforcement was convicted Friday of an armed home invasion burglary, despite the victims' reluctance to point him out in court. Prosecutors said that reluctance may have stemmed from efforts by the defendant to influence their testimony. Terrance Dante Shields, 34, was found ...
It's that time of year again.
If you like the great outdoors, thank a hunter or a fisherman. That's the message of today's "National Hunting and Fishing Day," with events scheduled across Georgia to mark the occasion here. And while deer-hunting season for most folks is nearly a month away, there should be plenty of good fishing today. Unicoi State Park, Buford Dam and the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery are hosting kid-friendly events to promote fishing, and Georgia has lifted ...
Another hotel in Flowery Branch?
Gasoline may be in short supply, but that isn't changing people's plans to travel this weekend and filling up their tanks in preparation, according to AAA.
At age 59, Dr. Philip Marler is being deployed to Iraq for the third time. An internal medicine physician at the Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville, Marler has served in the Louisiana Army National Guard for 29 years. He faces mandatory retirement from the military next year, and he said he was hoping his time would run out before he got sent to Iraq again. No such luck. Marler has been ordered to report to Fort ...
Hall County government officials addressed the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce at its Thursday meeting about capital projects on the upcoming SPLOST VI referendum.
Sixteen area high schools received a total of $98,000 in grant funding Wednesday from North Georgia College & State University's Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education. The funds were awarded to help encourage students to finish high school and pursue a college degree. Shirley Davis, director of the Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education, ...
A Hall County man faces the possibility of a mandatory sentence of life in prison as a jury continues to deliberate his case today.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
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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