Hall County is reviewing a number of proposed changes to its business license code to streamline the collection of fees and have its budget better reflect the revenues due.
University of North Georgia President Bonita. C. Jacobs has announced the school will extend the spring semester calendar by four days to May 1 to make up for days lost to winter weather.
Even 200 yards away, Eric Isom said he knew immediately that the Lake Lanier collision was dire.
As snow and freezing rain pelted Hall County early in the week, some students grabbed their laptops instead of grabbing their homemade sleds.
After three days of closures, local government reopened Friday to begin assessing the full impact of the snow and ice storm on operations, all while handling a backlog of administrative work and requests for services from residents.
Valentine's Day was a special occasion for the ladies at Performance Foodservice Milton's in Oakwood. While some companies may have treated the holiday like any other workday, men at the food distribution company went all out to ensure female employees were treated like queens.
The Gainesville City Schools system has received an award based on its work through a collaborative learning template from the University of California-Los Angeles.
A moderate earthquake struck after 10 p.m. Friday, shaking homes throughout northern and eastern Georgia.
The Shanghai Circus performance that was postponed Thursday by the winter storm and rescheduled for Sunday now has been canceled.
Winter-weary North Georgians may not welcome yet another sight of snowflakes after this week's winter storm, but the forecast calls for flurries in the area overnight.
Events slated for Thursday night in Gainesville were canceled because of poor road conditions.
With temperatures hitting upper 40s and rain on the way, the ground may turn from white to wet. But area residents who venture out early Friday might take extra care.
Hall County firefighters battled a couple of house fires Thursday afternoon.
Local nonprofits and community groups spent Thursday rebooting services for those in need as the storm lifted and the big thaw set in.
A man suffered smoke inhalation Wednesday after going back inside a burning shop to help a family member who was on his way out, Hall County firefighters said.
A new piece of equipment at the Hall County Recycling Center will increase efficiency and hopefully attract more users.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote on a number of proposed developments, including a South Hall apartment complex sure to bring out residents opposing the project, when it meets Thursday.
The future of Lake Lanier's water quality is on tap Thursday at a meeting at Unicoi State Park in Helen.
Collaboration was the theme at Monday night's Joint Municipal Association meeting as officials reported and heard progress toward cultivating a unified Northeast Georgia presence that is economically sound and sustainable.
Hall County students can rest easy: Barring any further bad weather, their spring breaks and summer vacations are free from being intruded upon.
The Georgia Department of Transportation calls the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing near Old Oakwood Road in Gainesville one of the most dangerous intersections in the state and has recommended closing it.
Construction on the Hall County Sheriff's Office North Hall precinct is moving along, with doors set to open to the public at the end of next month, county officials said.
For some, Thursday's public information open house on widening U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway in North Hall County may seem familiar.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at reforming the state's medical malpractice system and lowering health care costs. His picture was on a mailer sent to many Hall County homes in January, asking residents to thank him for his support of the bill.
For the past two weeks, testimony in Hall County Superior Court has described a July 6, 2012, boating crash caused by negligence and recklessness.
Calling it a mere formality, Gainesville officials are hoping that changing the name of the existing tourism bureau to the Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority will be a boon to its economic development portfolio.
A Forsyth County Sheriff's Office investigation into the burglary of three storage units last month has resulted in six arrests on drug and other charges.
A body found last week at an abandoned home in Oconee County, southeast of Athens, has been identified as that of a 41-year-old man from northeastern Forsyth County.
Georgia residents who bought a car in 2012 or early 2013 have until the end of the week to opt out of the birthday tax and into a new one-time title tax.
A series of town hall meetings has been scheduled for early March to get input from alumni and community members as the University of North Georgia continues to carve an identity for itself.