They've imagined it. They've dreamt about it. Now, it's time to don the cap and gown and take that big walk across the stage.
A Gainesville woman accused of neglecting her dogs to the point that some were eating the carcasses of dead dogs inside a pen remained in the Hall County Jail Thursday.
Two people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened Friday morning at an electronics store on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners announced at Thursday's commission meeting it will partner with the Board of Education to build a recreational facility at the new school site near Spout Springs Road.
Larry Dent, a former deputy commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, has picked up the endorsement of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce in his bid for a seat on the State Transportation Board.
The number of rabies cases in Hall County this year continues to climb, with the 22nd case confirmed Friday.
Hall County Director of Human Resources Charley Nix will stand in as the interim county administrator after current Administrator Jim Shuler retires June 30, the county commission announced Thursday. Nix will temporarily hold the position while a national search for a new administrator is conducted and will continue to act as the director of human resources during this time. "He's a good man," Commissioner Bobby Banks said. <p ...
Kicking off at 10 a.m. Saturday, the new Spout Springs Library will celebrate its grand opening with a host of festivities. "This is something that has been long anticipated and waited for by the (residents) of South Hall," said Adrian Mixson, Hall County Library System director. "It's going to be greatly appreciated by the community." A few popular literary characters, including Clifford the Big Red Dog, Emily Elizabeth ...
There's at least one bank in Hall County that doesn't have to worry about the foreclosure crisis. The Chicopee Woods mitigation bank doesn't loan out money. Instead, it gives customers the right to destroy the environment.
The Gainesville City Board of Education explored some internal issues Wednesday morning, including whether an attorney should sit in on board meetings and when to hold closed-door sessions. The board held the retreat at city school board offices to review procedures, particularly as two of the members - Sammy Smith and Maria Calkins - are beginning their first four-year terms on the board. School administrators, including Superintendent Steven ...
Safe Kids of Gainesville and Hall County recognized many in the community at its annual awards banquet Thursday at Lakewood Baptist Church. "The purpose of Safe Kids is to prevent accidental injuries to children under the age of 14," said Safe Kids Coordinator Kimberly Martin.
The death of a 7-year-old Braselton boy in an ATV accident Monday has renewed concerns about the safety of children riding all-terrain vehicles.
Though it's been a stormy spring, there was not a cloud in sight at Wednesday's Blue Sky Concert. People of all ages came out to enjoy the nice day and listen to music while many hoped the temperate weather would stick around for the variety of Memorial Day weekend events. But it looks like they may not get their wish.
A 21-year-old man is dead after authorities say he shot himself in the head following a confrontation Tuesday morning with his ex-girlfriend near a bus stop in southern Forsyth County.
A group of youngsters from Jones Elementary School spent part of Wednesday waving American flags and singing songs of patriotism in the school's second annual Patriotic Parade.
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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