2 hrs ago
Fire at old Fieldale plant contained
Gainesville fire crews are on the scene of a fire that sparked in the old Feildale plant on Dorsey Street.
9 hrs ago
Georgia Milestones examination to challenge students to greater extent than previous exams
Historically, most students in Gainesville and Hall County have met or exceeded expectations on standardized tests for English, but that's expected to change with the new Georgia Milestones tests.
13 hrs ago
Businesses benefit from improved weather on Lanier
Chris and Stephanie Hunnicutt watch son Hayden, 2, run and play Friday around the campsite at the park as the couple join friends at the park for the long holiday weekend.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Gainesville driver services center improving customer service, use of technology
The Gainesville DDS Customer Service Center recently hired a new center manager, Adan Palacio.
Gainesville Domestic Violence Center builds new playground
A Gainesville domestic violence center recently built a playground to help families feel more at ease while living at the shelter and transitional housing.
Kids' dangerous summer affects rescuers
Flames burst out of the house as Hall County firefighter John Waldrop responded to one of the more difficult calls of his career.
Connie Propes and other neighbors where Wal-Mart is building a grocery and installing gas pumps on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville are researching the history of the area, in particular Slaughterhouse Creek, which might be affected by rainfall runoff from the development.
From Ferguson to North Georgia, today's police resemble the military
Gainesville Police Department Glock G22s & G23s Colt M4 AR-15s Remington 12 gauge shotguns 9mm SMG Ballistic Shields Pepperball guns Beanbag Rounds and deployment system Distraction device rounds and deployment system Taser X26 & X2 Self-contained breathing apparatus Kevlar helmets Hall County Sheriff's Office SWAT BearCat armored vehicle M16s Tear ... (more)
Gainesville forum to explore marijuana use, Georgia law
A forum in Gainesville this week will explore marijuana use and Georgia law as it pertains to the drug, including attempts to legalize medical marijuana in the state.
Georgia Rideshare lot goes unused
The Ride Share lot at Atlanta Highway and Thurmon Tanner Parkway is mostly empty Thursday morning with only a handful of vehicles in the 360-space lot.
J.R. Crider's clothing boutique expands to Gainesville
Jeanne Sutton stops by J.R. Crider's newest location on downtown Gainesville Thursday afternoon.
Adults on a mission to serve
Rebekah Ryan of Gainesville has traveled to Guatemala three times for mission trips.
Young missionaries trek around the globe
Tayler Patton, 23, of Gainesville spent time in India as part of a mission trip called "The World Race."
Sat Aug 30, 2014
MANS: Two arrested in Gainesville on several drug charges
Two Gainesville residents face numerous drug-related charges after being arrested in Hall County on Friday.
2 charged with drug possession in North Hall
Two people were arrested and charged by the Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad with several charges linked to possession of drugs.
Cookout gathers community to support injured firefighters
Hall County Fire Services Lt. Beverly Walker sells a "Hall County Strong" T-shirt Saturday to Roger Lilly of Gainesville.
Man injured in stabbing at Gainesville mobile home park
The Hispanic man in his mid-30s, as described by Hall County Sheriff's Office Deputy Chad Mann, was stabbed in the Marlow Drive Mobile Home Park.
4 from Hall, Habersham, Rabun counties named to various state groups by Gov. Deal
Four people from Hall, Habersham, and Rabun counties were named recently to three state boards, committees and commissions by Gov. Nathan Deal.
Church intrusion brings call for security
A Gainesville church intends to become more security conscious because of an incident two weeks ago in which two non-members entered the church, bowed and raised their hands, distracting and alarming the pastor and his congregation.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Dr. 'Jack' Lancaster
Dr. Josephas Jackson "Jack" Lancaster, 90, of the Belmont community in Gainesville, passed away on the morning of Wednesday, August 27, 2014.