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.
WASHINGTON - Who killed JFK? Fifty years after the slaying of the nation's 35th president, that's still a provocative question for many. Conspiracy theories began swirling almost immediately after President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, and have never really stopped. A spate of new books re-examining that moment in anticipation of the 50th anniversary has revived some theories, tried to squelch others and found intriguing new details of botched investigations ...
The Associated Press-GfK poll on the assassination of John F. Kennedy was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications on April 11-15. It is based on landline telephone and cellphone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,004 adults. Interviews were conducted with 601 respondents on landline telephones and 403 on cellphones.
On the very day John F. Kennedy died, a cottage industry was born. Fifty years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, it's still thriving.
Hall County will test its weather sirens at about 10 a.m. today.
At Sardis Enrichment School, once-a-week clusters let groups of students choose an area of interest outside the regular curriculum and research it with like-minded students, said Gifted and Enrichment teacher Deanna Fawcett.
Aaron Turpin has been named as one of the "40 top innovators in education" by the Center for Digital Education, a research institute specializing in education technology trends.
Hall County residents get an extra day to pay their property taxes this year.
Different programs of interest may be in the future for Lanier Technical College.
Gainesville is considering supporting Hall County's planned Glades Reservoir if it won't raise water rates for the city's water customers.
The Hall County school system has upgraded its website in an effort to improve its digital presence in the community, especially for those with smartphones.
Owners of foreclosed property in Hall County must now register with the county Marshal's Office and pay a $100 fee.
It's time to hang up on the 678, 706, 770 and 404 telephone area codes. The North American Numbering Plan Administration, a national organization that manages area codes, will no longer be assigning new numbers to the four area codes that are associated with Atlanta and Northeast Georgia. Instead, new numbers in metropolitan Atlanta and surrounding areas, including Gainesville, will fall under the 470 area code, while large portions of Central, East, North ...
With time running out on the current Deer Management Plan, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is already looking toward its next one.
A new year was just beginning - an extraordinary year, in which so much would change. Half a century ago, on Jan. 14, 1963, George Wallace took the podium to give his inaugural address as governor of Alabama. His words framed a fiery rejoinder to a civil rights movement gathering strength. "I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny," he thundered, "and I say, segregation now, segregation ...
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather