As part of Gainesville's drought response resolution, the public utilities department held an information sharing meeting with its 50 largest customers Friday. In the meeting, some industry leaders shared some of their water conservation measures.
The city of Gainesville was not liable for flooding from Flat Creek that swamped a trailer park off the Pearl Nix Parkway extension, a Hall County jury decided Friday.
BY DEBBIE GILBERT firstname.lastname@example.org When it comes to treating cancer with radiation therapy, "almost" isn't good enough. If doctors don't direct the beam exactly where it's needed, the energy could slice through healthy tissue with disastrous results. Last month, Northeast Georgia Medical Center began using a new linear accelerator - a machine that delivers radiation - that offers an unprecedented degree of precision. <p ...
BY ASHLEY FIELDING email@example.com GAINESVILLE- Santa came to Gainesville on Friday morning, but it was city employees who brought the gifts. Carol LaMonica, senior secretary for Gainesville's Community Service Center, presented a check of $2,200 to a representative for AVITA Community Partners at the 49th Annual Mayor's Motorcade. Mayor's Motorcade is a statewide initiative to bring the holiday spirit to patients ...
The body of a man found hanging from a tree this morning was a 53-year-old former inmate of the Gainesville Diversion Center who committed suicide, Hall Sheriff's officials said.
A Dahlonega-based gospel band that features two sisters from Gainesville has been nominated for its first Grammy award. Karen Peck & New River is among nominees for the Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album announced Thursday in Los Angeles.
A lighting malfunction forced a brief evacuation Thursday morning at Sugar Hill Elementary School in East Hall.
GAINESVILLE - Visiting your child's school, checking out a child for a doctor's appointment or other school business now involves a computer - and maybe a camera - at many area schools.
Gainesville officials will take measures to save water when the fire department tests its fire hydrants next week. The Insurance Services Office will test hydrants in the city to determine their ability to put out fires as part of its evaluation of the Gainesville Fire Department next week.
The secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has appealed to federal officials to delay any further reduction in the water flow from Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam at the border of Georgia and Florida. The dam is at the end of the Chattahoochee River and depends on water releases from Buford Dam on Lake Lanier.
Lawyers for a teen defendant facing the death penalty are asking a judge to prevent the news media from further reporting on a jailhouse tattoo on his forehead.
Hundreds of North Hall High School Trojans filled the stands of the North Hall gym Thursday evening, screaming, cheering and praying in celebration of the school's advancement to the Class AAA state semifinals. The pep rally starred the football players, a review of the season's best plays, a congratulatory video message from Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and, of course, the cheerleaders and Marching Trojans. After defeating Perry High ...
Some pretty obscure brands of beer are surfacing on the shores of Lake Lanier these days.
GAINESVILLE - Brenau University on Thursday awarded Dixie Ramsey for her lifetime of service to the university and Regions Financial Corp. for ongoing leadership in supporting Brenau and other community organizations.
A drug suspect struck a tree stump and a fire hydrant in a stolen SUV while fleeing authorities Thursday, according to sheriff's officials.
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.
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