If you experience a medical emergency while hiking in the Chattahoochee National Forest, don't assume that rescuers will be able to reach you quickly. When 18-year-old Sautee resident Elena Rae Shaw fell off Mount Yonah on June 7, it became clear that the 911 system doesn't always work in a wilderness situation.
Jefferson police are investigating the "suspicious death" of a Jackson County woman found dead in a freezer. Billie Welty was discovered in a box freezer with the top open in her home by a family member Sunday afternoon. Autopsy results are not yet available, but Jefferson Police Chief Joe Wirthman said the woman's death was suspicious. Police ...
A Gainesville police officer is mourning the loss of his five-year partner. The city police department's oldest police dog, Argus, who was Officer Angel Vargas' partner, died last month after a brief battle with congestive heart failure.
A 4-year-old Clermont resident is receiving treatment at an Atlanta hospital after suffering second-degree burns on much of his body Monday.
A tax anticipation note will be the topic of discussion at a Gainesville City Board of Education meeting scheduled for this afternoon. Gainesville education officials said the move could loan the school system up to $5 million.
When you're done reading The Times print edition, consider saving it for the Humane Society of Hall County. Rick Aiken, president of the Humane Society, says the agency needs the newspapers for its kennels.
A prescription drug card that offers an average of nearly 23 percent off medications could be available to Hall County residents as early as September, Assistant County Administrator Phil Sutton said at the board of commissioners work session Monday.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with aggravated assault following an incident that resulted in the hospitalization of a 12-year-old boy, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
May 29 Wasabi 3446 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch Score: 77, Grade: C Hand sink blocked. Food uncovered in makeline and walk-in. No system in place for date-marking ready-to-eat and potentially hazardous foods. Storage on floor. Inspector: McDuffie Zaxby's 3718 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood Score: ...
email@example.com Joe S. Hatfield, whose founding of Fieldale Farms Corp. with brothers Lee and Tom Arrendale helped make Gainesville the poultry capital of the world, died Saturday. He was 84. "He was a poultry pioneer and a strong leader," said Georgia Poultry Federation President Abit Massey. "He'll definitely be missed." Hatfield, who held the title of Fieldale Farms Corp. president since it was founded, was ...
A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot by a 16-year-old boy late Saturday night on Floyd Road, officials said.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle was presented the Georgia Municipal Association's Georgia Key Citizen Award on Sunday for his exemplary contributions to cities and the state.
For the year, at least one of Gainesville's own will reign as the best in the state.
The Chattahoochee National Forest has turned over management of its most popular tourist attraction to a private contractor. In April, the visitor center at Anna Ruby Falls, a stunning double cascade north of Helen, reopened after being closed since 2005.
The summer solstice arrived Friday evening, making Saturday the official first full day of summer.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather