Following a summer in which the community was up in arms over a proposed 14 percent property tax increase, only a handful of residents showed up at a Gainesville school board public hearing to discuss the tentatively adopted 12 percent tax increase.
The Gainesville City Council took the first step in adopting the city school board's proposed tax increase Tuesday, but not without some opposition.
Authorities are now saying the shooting death of a 44-year-old man Tuesday morning in Big Canoe is being investigated as self-defense.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
BRASELTON - Urgent Care Braselton is now open for patients.
Two known gang members have been arrested for their alleged roles in a drive-by shooting Sunday. Gainesville police arrested Miguel Nunez-Lerado, 20, of Gillsville Highway, following a drive-by shooting in which no one was injured. Police believe Nunez-Lerado was in a car from which shots from an air-powered BB ...
The Gwinnett County Police department has released the names of three men who were shot Saturday night at a party in Buford.
Lake Lanier is looking to close out the summer well below the normal full pool of 1,071 feet.
A 300-unit apartment complex is planned for property off Cedar Ridge Drive in South Hall.
A discarded cigarette resulted in a Saturday fire that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to an East Hall home.
Schools of choice may allow parents the power to pick, yet kids being shuttled to schools across Gainesville or to the other end of South Hall County may be whining to bus drivers, "Are we there yet?" Just this year, Hall County schools opened the World Language Academy, the system's first school of choice that accepts students countywide regardless of their home district. The World Language Academy joins the ranks of the entire Gainesville school ...
After Hurricane Ike's winds beat the coast of Texas and eventually slowed to tropical storm status Saturday, Georgia Power employees prepared to assist their fellow utility companies with the task of returning power to more than 2.5 million people in the Houston area.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather