Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, and local governments say they are ready for the time change. The time will fall back an hour in the middle of the night, but not everyone will be asleep when it happens.
Have you heard about the neighborhood madman handing out poisoned treats on Halloween? How about the child who fell gravely ill after eating candy taken from a stranger while trick-or-treating?
Hall County will begin its employee furlough Friday, and all administrative offices will be closed.
The Humane Society of Hall County has scheduled adoption of big dogs for 10 a.m. Saturday. The humane society plans to host an adoption on the first Saturday of each month. It will be located at PetSmart, 5873 Spout Springs Road in Flowery Branch.
The city of Gainesville is teaming up with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Georgia Municipal Cemetery Association to hold a monument conservation workshop Friday at Alta Vista Cemetery. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by the class at 9 a.m. Attendees will learn about types of monuments, why different types fail, the proper way to clean and reset monuments and how best to repair fractured monuments. There is a ...
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is planning its third annual Great Day of Service for March 21.
If you saw someone bleeding to death, wouldn't you do whatever you could to help?
A burglar was caught by sheriff's deputies after a brief chase Wednesday when he tried to burglarize a South Hall house while the resident was at home, authorities said.
Twelve years after Hall County parked the last one, Ella Jean Smith is still referred to as "Bookmobile Lady." "That's my name. I think that's all (people) ever knew me by, they never really called my name - it was just 'Bookmobile Lady,'" Smith recalls.
Could stakeholders along the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river basin come together and solve the 18-year-old impasse over water between Georgia, Florida and Alabama?
The Technical College System of Georgia asked technical schools such as Lanier Technical College to make another 2 percent in budget cuts Monday, said Lanier Tech President Mike Moye. The reduction comes in addition to the 6 percent systemwide cut already imposed. Moye said Lanier Tech has already implemented a 10 percent budget cut in anticipation that the Technical College System of Georgia will cut yet another 2 percent from this fiscal ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Teresa Henderson brought her Chick-fil-A gear featuring the restaurant's cow mascot. Another group of people brought a TV and a propane heater.
JEFFERSON - Dracula may have been killed hundreds of years ago in Transylvania, but that won't stop the Drama Dragons of Jefferson High School from bringing the vampire to life on stage tonight. At 7:30 p.m., Jefferson High School students will bring Bram Stoker's classic tale to the stage in the school's performance arts center just in time for Halloween. "They've been practicing five days a week ...
Gainesville wants you to think about recycling. The city's Public Works Department lined Jesse Jewell Parkway with 250 blue recycling bins from its intersection with E.E. Butler Parkway to the Hall County Farmers Market Wednesday to call attention to the need to reduce waste and recycle.
Gainesville police looking for worsening crime trends in a ragged economy have an ACE in the hole. Starting next month, a pair of hand-picked officers will be assigned to the Gainesville Police Department's new Aggressive Criminal Enforcement unit. Officers Justin Martin and Josh Shifflett will spend their time on the job focusing on problematic areas where property crime, like burglaries or auto break-ins, has increased. They'll also spend some time ...
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
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