Not since native son Jimmy Carter lost to Ronald Reagan in 1980 has Hall County voted for a Democrat for president. However, party loyalists on both sides are taking the 2008 campaign seriously and have opened campaign headquarters in Gainesville.
A recount this morning has confirmed the results of the Aug. 5 runoff election, with Jim Boff edging Julie Tressler by 30 votes for the District 5 seat on the Forsyth County Commission.
Fieldale Farms Corp., the Baldwin-based poultry processor, has announced the layoff of 20 administrative employees and plans to leave 10 other positions vacant.
A meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City said new models from the National Hurricane Center indicate the possibility of beneficial rains for Georgia this weekend from the remnants of Tropical Storm Fay.
"Run for your life" isn't just a figure of speech.
First Baptist Church on Green Street celebrated the completion of a large addition to the church complex Sunday and honored its pastor for a decade of service.
A Flowery Branch woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $23,000 from the Royal Lakes Golf and Country Club homeowners association.
If you have a child with a disability, the state of Georgia may give you financial assistance if you prefer to have him or her educated at a private school.
Rain is coming. Just how much remains to be seen.
FLOWERY BRANCH - "Petey the Pipe" has become more than a conversation piece around City Hall.
It's a silent, often faceless crime that can ruin lives.
The Gainesville City Board of Education is poised to adopt a fiscal year 2009 budget Monday that could require a 12 percent increase in property taxes.
As the clash between Russian and Georgian soldiers continues half a world away, a Dawsonville member of the Georgia National Guard said he is concerned for the Georgian soldiers he got to know last month during three weeks of military exercises in their country.
A marina has to serve its customers, come hell or high water.
Think you have the cutest pet in town?
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
After nine days on trial in Hall County Superior Court in Gainesville, Paul J. Bennett still has lingering legal issues - he faces four misdemeanor charges brought by the state in a prior, separate incident.
AT&T is seeking to put up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
A former substitute teacher is now in the Hall County Jail after being arrested on a stalking charge.
A Clarkesville man was arrested Wednesday on a charge of enticing a child for indecent purposes following a Hall County Sheriff's Office undercover operation.
Gainesville firefighters put out a car fire this afternoon inside an auto shop at 894 Wills Street just off Queen City Parkway.
Gainesville Police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Some economic signs are encouraging, such as a surging stock market and industry expansion, but the area's housing market is still struggling to make a comeback in the wake of the nation's worst downturn since the Great Depression.
The glass in the front door at North Hall High School was found broken Tuesday morning.
Gainesville residents may not pay water rate increases to help fund the planned Glades Reservoir in Hall County, but they could still wind up on the hook down the road.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is appealing a decision by the Hall County Civil Service Board to reinstate two deputies terminated after the escape of an inmate from the Hall County Courthouse in July.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather