Hall County officials are finally moving forward on plans to turn the old East Hall library branch, shuttered as a result of budget cuts in July 2011, into a health clinic for employees.
A Clermont day care building, where the owner and some employees are accused in the burning of an 18-month-old toddler, has been purchased and will reopen under a new name.
The Northeast Georgia region tallied twice the number of child deaths in 2013 as the year before for those in the custody of the Division of Family and Children Services, fitting into trends seen statewide.
Recent changes in what's offered for lunch at school cafeterias hasn't fazed students, according to school officials.
From "Goosebumps" to "Hard Knocks," Hall County and the state of Georgia are setting the stage for Hollywood's pursuits year-round, putting $5.1 billion in the Georgia economy.
After decades of planning efforts and pushing by officials, construction of a new interchange on Interstate 985 between Oakwood and Flowery Branch appears to be on a funding track.
NORTHEAST FORSYTH - Authorities continue to investigate the presumed drowning death of a 19-year-old man, whose body was found Thursday in Lake Lanier after two days of searching.
David Moody, principal of World Language Academy, is in Brazil as part of an administrator exchange program.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will meet today to discuss the project budget for Cherokee Bluffs Park.
A Cornelia woman on probation after pleading guilty to federal firearms charges was arrested Saturday night in Flowery Branch on a multitude of charges.
One year after gathering momentum, a push to create a self-taxing district along Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in South Hall County has fizzled, with once-interested parties looking elsewhere for improvements along the busy strip.
Both Hall County and Gainesville school districts have enrolled new Central American refugee students this school year.
Air horns, diesel engines and an occasional siren out-blasted the amplified music Saturday in City Park as children climbed on trucks and heavy equipment at the 15th annual Touch a Truck event. Twenty-seven vehicles came this year and kid turnout was good, said Missy Bailey, recreation manager for Gainesville Parks and Recreation, sponsor of the free event. "Kids love a truck," Bailey said. "And if they can touch a truck and honk the horn ..." The annual event is an annual rite of passage for some parents. Brittany Peters of Gainesville had a group of kids in tow. "We've been ...
The Boy Scouts of America Northeast Georgia Council were host to the 2014 Council Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Saturday at First Baptist Church on Green Street.
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.
Gainesville City Council is deadlocked on whether to raise water rates 1 percent after a 3-3 vote Tuesday night.
A Texas woman killed in downtown Helen late Saturday has been identified.
The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Run is scheduled Wednesday to zoom through Flowery Branch.
The ALS ice bucket challenge has arrived in Gainesville. The nationally ranked Brenau University competitive cheerleading squad was challenged on Facebook by Chestatee High junior varsity cheerleader Kaylee Grace Lucas to take the ALS ice bucket challenge. The challenge is raising funds for research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Gainesville City Council will meet today to cast a first vote on whether to raise water rates 1 percent next year.
Area residents waited for years for construction to start on the Cleveland Bypass. Now that the project is underway, they'll have to wait longer for it to finish.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell has been relieved of command over fire services but will retain his post as Emergency Management Agency director following a mishap with a fire truck last month that injured three firefighters.
The two women shot near the Atlanta Street Apartments on Friday are out of the hospital and recuperating, one of them said Monday.
All of the brakes in the 1988 Acura Legend that injured four children on Price Way last month were functioning, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Brodie Forrester said.