Snow updates, road conditions, and closures

Habersham County government offices will open at noon Tuesday Habersham County will be delaying opening of all Habersham County facilities including the sheriffs department, Aquatic Center, the Administration Building, landfill, the senior center, animal shelter and other county owned facilities until noon Tuesday. 

These 6 Georgia Cities were named best places to live in the South

(The Center Square) – Six Georgia cities are among the best cities to live in the south, according to a recent report. The report by 24/7 Wall St. included Sandy Springs, Milton, Alpharetta, Suwanee, Braselton and Rincon on the list. The independent financial news

Arrest made in death of homeless Gainesville man

GAINESVILLE — A death investigation of a Gainesville man found near railroad tracks has led Gainesville Police to an arrest. Just before 7 p.m. on Monday, October 18., Gainesville officers responded to the railroad track area near Georgia Ave. and Industrial Blvd.

Gainesville man charged in early Saturday slaying of 21-year-old

Hall County Sheriff’s Office investigators are charging a Gainesville man with murder following the early Saturday morning shooting of another man off of East Ridge Road. Detectives have identified the victim as 21-year-old Qualyn Tanner, of Gainesville. Tanner’s next of kin has

Georgia firefighter dies in boating accident

The Gainesville Fire Department confirmed yesterday that firefighter Chandler Patterson died over the weekend in a boating accident. Chandler died after a boating accident on Lake Tugaloo Saturday evening, while spending time off with his family and friends. Chandler had been with

Murrayville Park in Hall County reopens June 5

The Hall County Board of Commissioners will host a grand reopening of Murrayville Park on Saturday, June 5.  “We are thrilled to reopen this park, especially as the summer season kicks into high gear,” Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Higgins

Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE — Police in Gainesville are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred Monday morning. According to police, the crash is at Browns Bridge Road and McEver Road. The police are advising motorists to use alternate routes. There are no

Prom is on for Hall County high schools

High school students in Hall County will have prom and graduation this year — traditions that will be returning with social distancing measures due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. High schools in the Hall County School District have begun planning for upcoming

News Blog: Another rabies alert in Hall County

Hall County officials are reporting that there was contact recently between a rabid raccoon and a dog in the 4300 block of Chatuge Drive in Buford. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. On Feb.

Rabies Alert in Hall County

A rabid raccoon had an encounter with a dog in East Hall County near the 4100 block of Old Cornelia Highway, Hall County officials say. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. On Feb. 4, Hall