For the longest time, it seemed like Lake Lanier couldn't reach winter or summer full pool.'
Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign new juvenile justice reforms Thursday, but he previewed his goals for more criminal justice reform next year Tuesday at an Atlanta Press Club luncheon.
Though William Morris is just getting ready to step out into the world, he already knows he wants to make a difference in it.
Jurors began deliberations Tuesday afternoon on a Gainesville man charged with rape. Jose Luis Aguilar, 42, is charged with four counts of rape, two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. In his closing argument, senior public defender Travis Williams urged the jurors to consider all the facts of the case, rather than turn it into a question of he ...
National Day of Prayer is Thursday and a couple of events are scheduled in Hall County. At 6:45 a.m., a breakfast will be held at the Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St., Gainesville. Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to speak, along with Robert Myers, president of Toccoa Falls College. For tickets, which are $15 a person or $120 for a table of eight, contact Chuck Footit at 770-536-0592. Another event will be held at noon ...
The biannual Blue Sky Concert Series on the downtown Gainesville square starts today and continues every Wednesday at noon. The artist lineup is as follows:
The Hall County Animal Shelter recently transported 31 dogs to a New York adoption event, where they were all adopted.
Two Johnson High School seniors who were arrested Monday made bond that night and were released from the Hall County Jail.
U.S. News and World Report recognized several local high schools in its most recent report. The publication examines student-teacher ratio; college readiness, as judged on the number of students taking and passing Advanced Placement exams; and average proficiency in English and math, based on performance on state exit exams. Chestatee High School ranked No. 21 in the state. -East Hall High School: No. 30 -West Hall High School: No. 32 -Gainesville High School: No. 40 ...
When Mike Berg moved to Dawson County from Gwinnett years ago, he could have parked a lounge chair on a deck overlooking Lake Lanier and enjoyed retirement.
Dressed in black-and-white server uniforms, the senior administrators of Northeast Georgia Medical Center carried trays of food and refilled glasses as a show of appreciation for the organization's volunteers.
The Guest House may be without a hobby shop, but it won't be for long. Two separate companies stepped forward after hearing last week that the nonprofit adult care center had to leave its outbuilding behind after moving to a new location on Oak Street in Gainesville. Dana Chapman, executive director of the organization, said Georgia Power and Padgham Fine Custom Homes volunteered to build a new shop, where Guest House clients can participate in ...
Science and social studies teachers are sticking to the standards they've always taught as more emphasis is now being placed on those subjects in measuring overall school success.
Construction could begin this summer or fall at two major intersections on McEver Road in South Hall County.
Life at the U.S. Capitol is crazy, said U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, on Monday in his first live town hall meeting.
For a senior at Riverside Military Academy who enjoys history, there is no better place than the U.S. Military Academy.
At the beginning of his high school career, Alex Hall switched from a focus on sports to a focus on learning guitar. Ever since he picked it up, the music has taken him places he never imagined he would be at graduation time.
Li Cohen used to hate science.
For 12 years, Robert Bland, a senior at Flowery Branch High School, has made a mission trip to Nicaragua.
Jeremiah Castleberry is planning to give every aspect of the engineering field a try.
Loucas Nicolaou-Griffin said he's felt torn between two worlds for the last few years and is looking forward to going home after graduation.
Chicopee Woods Golf Course is about to spend $2.2 million in capital improvements even as the golf industry has seen declines in golfers and courses.
Food, music and gifts rewarded guests Friday at The Norton Agency's 85th anniversary "family homecoming" at the Green Street realty and insurance business. The food came from an Mexican-themed food truck and pies from the soon-to-open downtown pastry shop, Buttermilk. Local musicians The Alan Nivens Band played for guests at the lunchtime celebration.
Georgia is pioneering a new strategy to eliminate parole offices, an effort officials say allows the officers to spend more time working with people in the community and also saves money.
More women and children fleeing domestic violence will be able to find refuge in the coming months thanks to several community organizations.
A Gainesville man received two life in prison sentences Friday afternoon in Hall County Superior Court after he was found guilty by a jury in April on all but one of more than 20 counts in a child sexual abuse trial.
Entrepreneurs in agriculture are finding new ways to grow their businesses and profit, said Earl Gohl, federal co-chairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission, a regional economic development agency of federal, state and local government partners.
The First Friday events in downtown Gainesville have started up again and are expected to bring more vistors to the shops and restaurants around the square.
A robbery suspect turned himself in Thursday night after four Gainesville schools were locked down that afternoon when police tried to serve a warrant for his arrest.
Gainesville resident Gloria Carruth depends on the Dial-A-Ride bus service since she nearly severed her ankle three years ago.