If walls could talk, those of the University of North Georgia's dining hall banquet room would have had a lot to say Friday afternoon.
The men and women that serve Hall County were honored Friday night during the inaugural Hall County Fire Services Awards Ceremony, held at the First Baptist Church of Gainesville's banquet hall.
Theodore N. "Ted" Oglesby was honored with a resolution in the Georgia State Senate chamber on Friday.
As state lawmakers prepare for the final week of the General Assembly's 2015 session, several high-profile bills have made their way from debate to a vote. Others, however, are tied up and may not survive.
Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce hosted the eighth annual Chamber Chase 5-kilometer race Thursday at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. Kenneth Slavik of Flowery Branch was the race winner. Race coordinator Megan Martin estimated more than 1,100 runners participated in the race, which marks an increase from last year's 1,000.
Sixth-graders in North Hall County spent Thursday morning dreaming of walking on Mars.
Local celebrity dancers expected at this year's Dance for a Cause have been announced.
Smoked salmon was in the emergency department and apple cake squares were in the surgery waiting area at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.
In a surprising move, the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to restore the Friendship Road name for a stretch of Ga. 347 between Interstate 985 and Ga. 211.
Gainesville City Schools is changing its director of athletics position, a move that appears to leave longtime AD, coach and local sports icon Wayne Vickery out of his job.
Authorities transported a man in serious condition to the hospital after a wreck on Dawsonville Highway at Ga. 306.
Two men were found with gunshot wounds at their neighboring Mount Airy homes on Wednesday.
Authorities say an 18-year-old Gainesville man stabbed his older brother after an early morning argument on Marlow Drive.
Area planners are looking to approve a policy that requires considering all modes of travel in road construction.
Gainesville Councilman Bob Hamrick, the longest-serving member, has announced that he will seek re-election this November.
With new growth and increasing demand, Hall County Fire Services Chief Jeff Hood said it's a good thing voters approved a 1 percent sales tax last month to fund infrastructure projects countywide.
A businessman pulled his request to deannex from Clermont after noting that a town councilwoman who sided with him at a previous meeting was absent for the final vote Tuesday night.
COMMERCE - Three victims in a van wreck Monday morning in Jackson County have been identified.
The Gainesville City Council gave the OK Tuesday for Left Nut Brewing Co. to open the city's first brewery in the Chicopee Mill industrial area off Atlanta Highway.
A girl was seriously injured after being hit by a tractor near Julian Baugh Road near Lula this afternoon, authorities said.
If you think the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County offer young people a safe place to hang out after school, you know one small aspect of what the clubs do.
The Gainesville City Council will meet today to consider approving the city's first brewery.
COMMERCE - Three people were killed and eight were injured Monday when a van carrying members of two heavy metal bands careened off Interstate 85 and down an embankment in Jackson County, authorities said.
Bikers can rejoice for better bridges on the way thanks to a $100,000 Georgia Department of Natural Resources grant awarded to the Chicopee Woods Area Park Commission.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is proposing to spend a little bit more money in the next fiscal year, with the biggest increase coming from the planned reopening of the courthouse annex later this year to serve probate and juvenile cases.
A judge has upheld the Hall County Civil Service Board's decision to reinstate two Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies who were fired after a 2013 inmate escape.
An investigation into Rescue 2000 Church, after reports of a child injured there, found that its day care is operating legally, according to the Department of Early Care and Learning.