Five area organizations teamed up to make a safer community Wednesday in Clermont. The main attraction under the Clay E. Gailey Park pavilion was free bicycle helmets for kids from Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County. Safe Kids coordinator Kim Martin said the organizations gave away about 50 helmets between 4 and 6 p.m. Clermont parent Jonathan Sargent was driving by with his daughters and spotted the event. "They love to ride bikes, almost every day," Sargent said of daughters Brooklyn, 9, and London, 6. "Brooklyn was so excited to get a new one because she's outgrown hers." Six ...
Hall County investigators are asking for community help after vandalism was reported in a South Hall County neighborhood.
State GOP granted an extension in bias lawsuit
Plans are moving forward on a "pocket park" for the area between the historic train depot and Growlers on Main in downtown Flowery Branch.
A Gainesville man was sentenced Tuesday to serve 10 years in prison in connection with an October 2012 knife attack.
Worries about losing federal road money may force area officials to put funding back on track for Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway improvements between McEver Road and Lake Lanier Islands.
After legendary comedian Robin Williams' death Monday, local artists and performers, including some who had the privilege of knowing the late actor personally, joined in the outpouring of grief from all corners of the world.
Obstruction charges against Times photographer Nat Gurley stemming from an incident with Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies last Sept. 13 have been dismissed.
Efforts to repair a Gainesville sinkhole are going slow because the work space "is extremely tight."
Jamie Louise Longstreet Paterson, a Gainesville native and granddaughter of Confederate Gen. James Longstreet, died on Aug. 5.
Change was the overarching theme at a Tuesday forum on health care law at Brenau University's downtown center in Gainesville.
Hall County officials are still jabbing at Gainesville's decision to annex unincorporated "islands" last year, asking the city for an update on its plans with regard to additional properties.
Two Hall County schools are on the state's radar as a result of a lack of progress in student achievement over a three-year period.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board tabled a request Tuesday from Medical Arts Properties, a local real estate firm, to have the city abandon a portion of Broad Street between Prior and Spring streets.
Repairs to a sinkhole that developed earlier this month in a Gainesville shopping center should be complete today, depending on weather.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Looper Circle area of North Hall County after a rabid raccoon came in contact with two dogs.
The former Hall County Sheriff's Office employee accused of striking a handcuffed inmate is scheduled for trial next week.
Injured Hall County firefighter Stephen Jackson made his way down school hallways Wednesday morning, past hundreds of cheering students lined against the wall, into the arms of his wife, Misty.
ANOKA, Minn. - Speaking in a soft voice with his hands cuffed in front of him, a man accused of killing a Gainesville woman told a court how he came to know and eventually murder a Minnesota woman.
When the sky went black and wind kicked up, all Barbara Dunson could do was grab her dog, Max, and pray.
Repairs to a sinkhole that developed earlier this month in a Gainesville shopping center should be complete Thursday, depending on weather.
At the sprightly age of 83, Claude Schneider dismisses the suggestion that he's experiencing his midlife crisis.
The issue of religion in schools doesn't end with the 12th grade. Public universities also have to tread carefully when it comes to expressions of faith.
Antwan Xavier Earls, 24, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault related to the attack on Sheena Mattox and Angelene Hall, who were both believed to have been shot in the upper torso. They were shot outside the apartment complex near the First Congregational Holiness Church.
The Georgia Republican Party and its chairman, John Padgett, filed their response Tuesday in the racial discrimination suit filed by a Gainesville woman.
Area Democrats gathered at the Gainesville Convention Center on Tuesday night to welcome and support U.S. Ninth Congressional District candidate David Vogel.
Gainesville hopes to restart efforts to plant 180 trees at three Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" plan tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Damage from a Monday afternoon storm won't affect the first day of school at Brenau University, but students can expect to see some other changes as they begin the school year today.