Many North Georgia cities are having to loosen their belts to accommodate their swelling populations.
Tonight's concert by The Jesters, sponsored by The Arts Council, has been moved to the Georgia Mountains Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville.
At least 80 new jobs will come to Gainesville in the next two years with a pending expansion of ZF Industries in Industrial Park West, Gainesville development officials said Thursday.
Authorities in Habersham County have found a 65-year-old Norcross woman with undiagnosed dementia and memory loss who was reported missing by Gwinnett County police. She was unharmed and is back with her family.
Tonight's scheduled showing of "Waterhorse," sponsored by The Arts Council, has been postponed until Friday.
A small amount of diesel fuel spilled into the south end of Lake Lanier on Wednesday after a construction crane slipped under water.
A celebration of singing and rousing speeches was held in honor of former Gainesville city schools Superintendent Steven Ballowe on Thursday. About 40 people gathered at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Sumter Street to thank the former superintendent for the contributions he made to Gainesville students. The event was hosted by the Newtown Florist Club and the Gainesville-Hall County Chapter of the NAACP. The Gainesville City Board ...
It seems it was residential versus commercial at Thursday's Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting. The commission heard from a number of angry citizens and their lawyers who don't want businesses in their neighborhoods.
In 2006, 1,119 couples walked down the aisle in Hall County. That same year, 872 county residents filed for divorce.
Two North Georgia men were arrested this week on charges of burglarizing a Dahlonega convenience store and cashing in winning scratch-off tickets they stole there.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Local residents and property owners pleaded Thursday night for Flowery Branch City Council to leave them out of a proposed historic district for the town or kill plans for the district altogether. "What this town needs is construction, not preservation," said Dan Puckette during a public hearing at the Historic Depot on Railroad Avenue. "I don't think you need to ram this down people's throats. It's ...
Gainesville may soon see happier hours. The Gainesville City Council has asked city staff to find a way to allow for "happy hours" in the city's alcoholic beverage ordinances.
A professor at North Georgia College & State University is trying to lure students out of the classroom and into research laboratories.
An elderly Banks County man was killed Tuesday night when a large tree fell into his bedroom during a thunderstorm, though his wife survived because she had decided to sleep in the living room. Lloyd Echols, 70, was asleep in bed when he suffered a fatal head injury at about 10 p.m., said Gene Hart, chairman of the Banks County Board of Commissioners. "He died instantly in our ...
A judge said she felt sympathy for the mother of a 20-year-old man serving a 15-year prison term for molesting a 4-year-old girl, but wouldn't budge on the sentence.
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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Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.