Not every drought has a silver lining, but Phil Sutton has found one.
Over the past year, Lake Lanier has gotten shallower, and so have the pockets of Gainesville's Public Utilities department. As a result, some of the area's development plans will have to wait.
GAINESVILLE - Hard rains have taken their toll on the ground in front of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.
Maj. Kevin Jarrard of Gainesville knew how the father of 2-year-old Amenah Al-Bayati felt Friday night when he embraced his daughter on a tarmac at Baghdad International Airport.
Heavy rains in Northeast Georgia last week pushed Lake Lanier's level above 1,054 feet for the first time since November. But weather officials say the improvement is only temporary.
GAINESVILLE - After breaking their backs all weekend in the annual Comanche Challenge, the Gainesville-based Charlie Company of the Army National Guard broke bread. Members of the company shared an Easter meal together after many of them had gone head-to-head in the weekend's training activities, which tested their combat skills in water with a timed 50-meter swim relay, a six-mile rucksack march, a nine-line Medevac request test and a ...
For a brief moment Thursday, it seemed as though the sky was falling in downtown Lula.
Don't set aside your winter clothing yet. Snow, gusty winds and cold temperatures are back in the forecast.
Some four dozen people spent their Saturday morning learning skills that someday could save a life, thanks to a free class offered by the local American Red Cross chapter.
CLAYTON, Mo. -- A 19-year-old from Forsyth County who allegedly stole a tip jar from a suburban St. Louis Starbucks and ran over a Good Samaritan trying to stop the crime faces criminal charges.
In December, it seemed like Our Neighbor Inc. was close to fulfilling a goal of providing employment to its physically challenged residents.
For years, Gainesville's Community Service Center has provided short-term emergency assistance to people who need help with their monthly bills. But the center needed something else to give folks long-term relief from their financial woes. Last month, the Gainesville City Council approved the creation of the Center for Family Prosperity. Phillippa Lewis-Moss, director of the Community Service Center, hopes it will be the answer to working families' financial struggles. <p ...
The Gainesville State College Debate Club is sponsoring a public debate over gun control and the right to bear arms on Monday.
Retail options expand in Flowery Branch today with the grand opening of the Target store on Spout Springs Road. It is the third store to open in Stonebridge Village, a festival-type shopping center located just off Interstate 985. Kohl's and Home Depot opened in November.
The Hall County Library System is in the process of developing a long-range plan for future growth and development.
Two Hispanic men in their 20s forced their way into a Buford residence and the homeowner into the pantry as they ransacked the house Friday afternoon, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
The area around the Hall County courthouse has been reopened after a suspicious package found nearby led to road closures.
A Lula man was arrested Thursday on drug charges, including possession of $24,000 worth of marijuana.
Rain is in the forecast for the rest of today and into Saturday as Tropical Storm Andrea makes its way up the East Coast.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released a sketch of a suspect in a May 23 shooting at Wayne Wilson Pottery in Lula.
Faced with shrinking budgets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at whether it can continue to operate all its recreational areas, including parks.
Flowery Branch City Council agreed Thursday to quickly repair damage to its citywide culvert system caused May 19 by heavy storms and flooding.
A rental home on Cleveland Highway in North Hall County was destroyed by fire Thursday morning.
One person was injured Thursday and airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a one-vehicle accident on Cleveland Highway.
CUMMING - With Georgia's victories in the tri-state water wars aside, and even its legal bills from that entanglement now history, the Gainesville-based Lake Lanier Association now has its eyes on a water reauthorization bill moving through Congress.
A Cleveland woman was uninjured when her van crashed Wednesday morning into Lake Lanier.
Residential and "affordable" housing in Hall County is in short supply because of a decline in construction and strong competition for good deals, Gainesville real estate executive Frank Norton Jr. said.
A wreck killed one just after 9 Wednesday morning on Tanners Mill Road in southeast Hall County.