49 min ago
High school math tests present challenge
At all Hall County and Gainesville schools in which mathematics II End of Course Tests scores were reported this year, the percentage of students to exceed the standard is zero.
4 hrs ago
Rumors turn to facts: Wal-Mart groceries coming soon
Demolition crews knock down the old Lanier Plaza on Thompson Bridge Road to make way for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market to be built on the site.
7 hrs ago
Gainesville RR crossing closing, water service interruption
A south Gainesville railroad crossing will be closed until Aug. 15 and the city has announced a water service interruption Friday in that area as well.
10 hrs ago
Badge & Bar: Hall indicts Suwanee man for commercial gambling
A Suwanee man arrested in August 2013 in connection with commercial gambling in a Gainesville gas station was indicted last Thursday.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Dealership plans groundbreaking ceremony for September; new roadwork continues
Emily Hayes, Milton Martin Toyota spokeswoman, said the company plans to have a small gathering on Sept.
Fire truck in training accident posed problems for previous owner
The previous owner had issues with the fire truck involved in a July 22 incident that injured three Hall County firefighters.
Lake group looking at EPD leading water quality effort
Area government and utility leaders appeared to be leaning Wednesday toward state environmental officials taking the lead in developing a water quality plan for Lake Lanier.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Hall library furlough days hurt workers, patrons alike
Library technician George Souza scans books turned in Tuesday at the Hall County Library System's main branch in Gainesville.
Gainesvilles Reece named Vice Chair of Pharmacy Practice at GAPCOM
Gainesville resident Sara Wilson Reece, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was recently promoted to the position of Vice Chair of Pharmacy Practice for the PCOM School of Pharmacy in Suwanee.
Movie filming means traffic delays in Gainesville, Jefferson on Wed.
Once again, filmmakers are working in north Georgia, and that will mean some traffic delays in Wednesday on two busy roadways in the Gainesville and Jefferson areas.
Four children left in SUV: Woman charged after runaway car hits 4 children
Atlanta police have charged a mom who allegedly left four children in hot SUV and DPS have charged a woman whose runaway vehicle struck four children.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Forsyth County News
Cumming artist sculpts out his life's work
As a young artist in 1973, Gregory Johnson aspired to being a famous painter. However, the lack of profit plagued his wallet, compelling him to switch his specialty to sculpting.
Pro Sound News
Danley Expands Line of OS "Outdoor Series" Fully-Weatherized Loudspeakers
GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA: Danley Sound Labs, maker of innovative loudspeakers and subwoofers, announces the expansion of its OS "Outdoor Series" of fully-weatherized loudspeakers, including a new fully-weatherized subwoofer.
4 kids hurt when car rolls down driveway
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Four children were hospitalized after a car came out of gear, rolled backward and struck the kids as they played in a neighbor's yard.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
State's education fund gets record lottery payout
Melissa Young knows lottery ticket sales are strong as she sells them daily at the BP convenience store on Thompson Bridge Road.
Student, professor examine Lanier, Flat Creek for water quality
Particularly drawn to Flat Creek, Melba Horton spent the early part of the summer checking the water quality at Lake Lanier.
New nonprofit helps parents grieving over loss of child
How to help For more information, to register for workshops or to donate to Cry for Me ... No More, visit website: www.cryformenomore.com/ Gainesville resident Deana Martin-Owens knows all too well the grief from losing a child is often debilitating and not many know what to do with it.
Martial arts champs of all ages compete in Riverside event
Three area residents won trophies at Friday's "Cho Dan" - Korean for black belt - competition.
Sat Jul 26, 2014