The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. announced Thursday that its stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the adoption of a merger agreement with Mars Inc.
Hall County Solicitor-General Larry Baldwin was named to a newly-created third state court judgeship Thursday by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to begin construction on the Mulberry Creek Community Center in South Hall and to approve a lease agreement with Northeast Georgia Health Systems to operate the county's primary care clinic at a board meeting Thursday morning.
Authorities spent Thursday afternoon investigating a fire at a singlewide mobile home where the body of a man was found.
Jonathan Davis, operations project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Lanier, has been given a temporary assignment to the corps' headquarters in Washington.
Hall County's Drug Free Communities workgroup is one of only three groups in Georgia to receive federal funds from the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Gainesville's annual curbside leaf pickup is set to begin Oct. 6 and will run through Jan. 30.
Hall County has now recorded its 35th and 36th cases of rabies for 2008. According to Hall County Animal Control, a skunk came into contact with a dog on Sept. 19 near Whiporwill Road in East Hall. Then on Sept. 20, there was a similar encounter between a skunk and a dog near Montclair Circle in North Hall. Remains from both of the skunks were sent to the Georgia Public Health Lab in Decatur on ...
The Lake Lanier Association's 20th annual Shore Sweep on Saturday will be historic in more ways than one.
Two Gainesville residents have been charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs.
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.
Gainesville police are looking for two suspects who reportedly robbed a restaurant on Atlanta Highway around 9 this evening.
The Hall County Library System is preparing for the worst in case it loses local funding on top of up to $38,000 it could lose from the state.
At the City Council's work session Thursday, Gainesville City Councilman Danny Dunagan questioned why city marshals need to wear fatigues and carry firearms.
A peak inside the World Language Academy reveals many uncommon scenes.
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather