The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board on Tuesday evening approved a partial variance request by Georgia Truss LLC.
A Gillsville man has won a $15,000 prize from a Georgia Lottery second-chance promotion. David McCue, 52, was selected as a winner in the Georgia Lottery's $1 & $2 Play It Again Second Chance Promotion. As a monthly grand prize winner in the promotion, McCue won a chance to select one envelope from 20, with prizes ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. The envelope McCue chose contained a $15,000 prize. "I am very much so excited," ...
Military Times magazine has placed the University of North Georgia on its 2014 "Best for Vets" list, ranking the school No. 21 out of more than 600 across the country.
Will Barrett's success story is just beginning. The North Hall High sophomore is involved in several classes and activities at school, but the story of the 2003 Challenged Child & Friends graduate could have been very different if he had not attended the inclusive preschool. "I have Asperger's (syndrome)," he said. "As you may know, that is a special form of autism. ... Early intervention is essential for kids like me." Barrett was ...
One is a guitar-playing athlete. The other is a theater-loving sound engineer. Together they're producing songs that, as singer-songwriter Parker Oliver puts it, are a "cross between John Mayer and Jack Johnson." Oliver, a junior at Lakeview Academy, is releasing his first single "Get to You" this week across multiple platforms including iTunes and Spotify. "I've always been into music and singing," Oliver said. "About a year ago, I really decided that it was something ...
Keep the heavy coat handy for one more day. A hard freeze in the Gainesville area is forecast for tonight's low, at 29 degrees. A freeze warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. today, and from 10 tonight until 9 a.m. Thursday. "A really strong arctic high has come all the way down, at least from Canada," said National Weather Service meteorologist Alex Gibbs. "It's just a ...
East Hall Middle School, Gainesville Exploration Academy and New Holland Core Knowledge Academy are all "reward" schools, as announced Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.
Many nonprofits in Hall County hope people go to the Georgia Gives Day website today to donate to their organization.
"We're different than men in a lot of ways," Tonya Butler-Collins said as she carried the microphone across the room to a small corner table where three other women veterans sat.
Testimony concluded Tuesday in the trial of Paul J. Bennett, a boater accused in the deaths of two Buford boys on Lake Lanier.
Northeast Georgians will awake to the first hard freeze of the season Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures to drop into the mid-20s overnight. A freeze warning is in effect from 1 a.m. until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Prior to that, a wind advisory is in effect today until 1 a.m. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-50s but drop throughout the day and into the night. Wednesday's highs will be in the upper ...
Residents in East Hall County were displaced by an overnight fire that destroyed their mobile home.
Red, white and blue lined the field behind Sardis Enrichment School on Monday, as students waved American flags and applauded as servicemen and servicewomen walked by them.
A retired Marine encouraged veterans Monday to "find opportunities" in their communities, places of worship and other organizations to continue to serve.
A stone's throw from the Gainesville Fire Department's headquarters on Queen City Parkway, family members rummaged Monday through the burned contents of their home.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
Like Gainesville? Try the water.
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.