Friday September 20th, 2019 2:26PM


Polar Bear Plunge make-up day held on Lanier Saturday
The annual Polar Bear Plunge took place on Lake Lanier after the event had to be reschedules due to dangerously high water levels in January.
6:00PM ( 7 months ago )
More details released in officer-involved shooting in Barrow County
The man that led Barrow County deputies on a chase before firing a gun at them sits in jail, but one of his two female passengers, also hit by gunfire, is still recovering in the hospital.
7:07PM ( 7 months ago )
Economic expert tells locals they're losing impact in North Georgia, invest in land for future
For more than three decades, North Georgia real estate expert Frank Norton, Jr., has crunched numbers, analyzed data and kept an eagle eye on trends that impact the economic health of his home region.
9:00AM ( 7 months ago )
Westboro Church protests met by large group of counterprotesters
A controversial Kansas-based church known for its inflammatory use of hate speech against everything from gays to the U.S. military picketed outside six Gainesville churches on Sunday, where they were met with growing numbers of counterprotesters preaching love and compassion.
12:59PM ( 7 months ago )
INK reopens after flooded disaster
For the past 17 years, a small non-profit known as the Interactive Neighborhood for Kids allowed children to imagine themselves to be a doctor, banker, or whatever their hearts desired. Which is why when the museum’s pottery room suffered a small fire that then led to flooding that destroyed many of the children’s favorite exhibits in September, it left the organization with no choice but to close their doors.
7:35PM ( 7 months ago )
Hail to the Chief! Martin retires as Gainesville top cop
Carol Martin didn’t grow up wanting a career in law enforcement. A teacher, maybe. Or an accountant. But not a police officer. And certainly not a police chief.
4:00PM ( 7 months ago )
Opioid-alternative forum continues effort to awaken, enlighten Hall County
Opioid overdose has supplanted car crashes on the list of causes-of-death according to the National Safety Council.
9:58PM ( 7 months ago )
MLK,Jr. observance starts with speakers, dramatizations before taking to the streets of Gainesville
The annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday got underway in Gainesville Monday morning at St. John Baptist Church. Approximately 300-people filled the sanctuary to watch musical dramatizations and hear testimonials honoring the legacy of the slain civil rights leader.
7:06PM ( 7 months ago )
Gainesville group participates in local Women’s March
For the second year, Gainesville residents congregated downtown Saturday for the Women’s March, a nationwide movement for the empowerment of women.
11:33PM ( 8 months ago )
Gainesville residents say they want more trails, greenspace and connectivity
Gainesville residents told the city’s Parks and Recreation Department at Thursday’s public input meeting they want to see more biking trails, greenspace and connectivity in the city.
12:44AM ( 8 months ago )