Operation Christmas Blessing was such a success that volunteers ended up giving children scoops of toys in plastic bags after they had given out their entire supply of 250 stockings filled with toys.
At more than $3 a gallon, buying 300 gallons of diesel fuel isn't cheap, but it's necessary for Scott Glover to run his dairy and creamery. After Jan. 1, the price tag for all that fuel - along with any other products used in production at Mountain Fresh Creamery and Glo-Crest Dairy in Clermont - will be tax exempt.
There's one thing Sunday alcohol sales have brought for sure - a 12:30 p.m. rush. "By state law we can't open before 12:30 p.m., but there's always a line prior to 12:30," said Sammy P. Brown, owner of Sammy's Package Store at 2550 Limestone Parkway. "Obviously customers are very, very excited. There's a rush for an hour." Ten miles down the road the Oakwood Package & Bottle Shop, at 3469 Mundy Mill Road, has a ...
Lake Lanier is almost 2 feet lower than it was at the start of November due at least in part to an increase in the amount of water released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
A prominent Hall County businessman and chairman of Gov. Nathan Deal's campaign for governor has been elected vice chairman of the Board of Regents.
After 76 years, the site of a Gainesville tragedy could be getting more recognition with a historical marker.
Gainesville City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would require local pawnshops to keep an electronic database of merchandise and sellers despite the voiced concerns of two business owners and a citizen.
After five months, Hall County's in-house misdemeanor probation office is doing well, according to several county officials.
Pairs of manicure tables fill the middle, rows of salon chairs line both sides, and in the rear rest the pedicure stations and hair-washing sinks. And throughout the Reflections Salon & Spa are the workers - 65 high school students.
Attorneys focused on knowledge, or lack thereof, on Thursday during closing arguments of a Gainesville woman on trial in connection with her daughter's death.
After 12 years, the title of the Piedmont Hotel in Gainesville has changed hands to The Longstreet Society.
Blunt force trauma, asphyxiation or a combination of the two is the cause of an 18-month-old's death, a forensic pathologist told jurors Tuesday in the trial of Deanna Renee Kipp.
Some state lawmakers are examining Georgia's traffic laws and penalties in an effort to make the court system more effective and efficient.
The Norton Agency now has insurance offices in three Southern states with the recent acquisition of Jordan & McCallum of Anderson, S.C.
With just more than a week left before Election Day, many local residents have already tapped in their votes. And while they likely put some thought into their choices on the various races and ballot questions, they may not have thought about how that ballot was created in the first place. Below is a look at the rules and various procedures that guide the creation of Georgia's ballot, including why candidates are listed in the ...