Area dogs and their owners gathered at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center Sunday for some fun in the water at the third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party. Dogs of all sizes splashed around in the pool throughout the afternoon and competed in contests like best game of fetch and best tricks. The canine pool party, sponsored by Gainesville's parks and recreation department, is held each year after the pool closes for the season.
John O'Leary survived burns to his entire body, and will tell his story of survival and redemption Thursday to the United Way of Hall County.
In the early hours of Saturday morning, Wintergreen Court was experiencing something unusual for a small, unassuming neighborhood in Flowery Branch: gridlock.
The VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Post 8452 inaugural Horseless Rodeo on Saturday on the Riverside campus in Gainesville. The event gathered 60 contestants and about 150 spectators, and raised more than $3,000 to help veterans and their families.
In the wake of Gainesville Police Chief Brian Kelly's sudden resignation Aug. 29 following an inquiry into his leadership by city management, it became clear morale among officers had bottomed out.
Keith Albertson, managing editor of The Times since 2004, has been promoted to the position of executive editor of the news organization.
Sporting a boombox on her shoulder, Katie Dubnik kicked off a night of "Dancing for a Cause," moving quickly to the sounds of MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This."
The Georgia State Patrol said speed was the main factor in the death of two motorcyclists in an accident on Ga. 365 this morning.
Lakefront property owners protesting the new assessments on the value of their homes along Lake Lanier have been waiting and waiting for their appeals to be heard.
Gillsville is hoping it can finally launch a downtown transportation improvements plan featuring new sidewalks and pedestrian lighting along busy Ga. 52.
ATLANTA - The head of the state ethics commission was placed on administrative leave with pay Friday, two days after a judge fined her $10,000 for failing to turn over key documents in a lawsuit against the agency and called her actions "dishonest and non-transparent."
Motorists could see "large backups" next week as trees are trimmed on Interstate 985, Georgia Department of Transportation district spokeswoman Teri Pope said.
About 625 customers in the Green Street and Park Hill Drive areas of Gainesville were without power for a period of time Friday afternoon.
Some downtown Gainesville businesses see a surge in traffic and sales on the first Friday each month, according to local business owners and managers.
In 1997, Dr. Ed Burnette founded the Green Warren Dental Clinic, which provides free dental care for Hall County families without health insurance.
Oakwood is proposing to raise property taxes in 2015 by 50 percent.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday morning to implement changes to employee health care benefits in an effort to encourage workers to use the county's new pharmacy and clinic, set to open in January.
Police have identified the victim in a Gainesville mobile home park stabbing Aug. 30.
Seven people were involved in a two-vehicle accident on Pearl Nix Parkway this afternoon, but all are stable and have been transported for nonemergency treatment, said Gainesville Fire Department public information officer Keith Smith.
The United Way of Hall County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign Thursday morning at the Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville, boasting about $550,000 in donations already from 23 "pace setter" companies.
Gainesville's police and fire departments will remember the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks this morning.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved funding this morning for the purchase of a new firetruck with an aerial platform to replace the one involved in a July accident that seriously injured three firefighters.
CANTON - Students at a public high school outside Atlanta are rallying behind a teacher who says he's standing up for his Christian beliefs and what he views as his right to talk about Jesus in the classroom.
Two Gainesville residents have been indicted on charges of kidnapping and aggravated assault, accused of dragging the victim into the bathroom of a Gainesville apartment.
Good News Clinics runs on the work of volunteers, and there are a lot of them - about 40 doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, 40 dentists and even more nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists and community members.
A Flowery Branch man has been indicted on murder charges for the Christmas Day death of his brother.
The sun broke through the clouds just in time to witness the official groundbreaking at Cherokee Bluffs Park.
Charleston, S.C.-based Neil Grehlinger is cycling approximately 4,000 miles across the U.S. to help match rescue dogs and soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder.
For the seventh year, WomenSource played host to its annual Power of the Purse fundraiser, which celebrated women's philanthropy Tuesday evening at the Chattahoochee Country Club.