You may have awakened to a dusting of snow this morning. Or not. And you may see more snow this morning. The National Weather Service isn't completely sure. On Friday, the weather service issued a winter weather advisory for snow - up to an inch in Gainesville, more in the North Georgia mountains - from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. today. But it put the chance of precipitation at only 50 percent last night, ...
Will Tropical Storm Isaac be a drought buster for North Georgia or just a bust? A lot depends on the unpredictable nature of forecasting storms.
Strong thunderstorms, bringing with them heavy downpours, have rumbled through Northeast Georgia for several days in a row now, bringing much needed rainfall.
What will likely be another busy election year in Georgia has gotten started. Absentee ballots for the March 6 presidential preference primary are now available. In addition to choosing a presidential candidate, Hall County voters will also decide two alcohol-related referendums. Hall County voters can apply for an absentee ballot at the Hall County Elections Office, 2285 Browns Bridge Road, Suite 2 in Gainesville or by going to the county's website, hallcounty.org. Voters in other ...
Jessica Berzack was on the 11th floor of her dormitory when the tornado sirens sounded. She fled with about 50 other students to the basement of the theater department, which was built years ago as a nuclear fallout shelter.
Local educators are applauding a decision this week by the state Board of Education to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test.
A Gainesville native has been hired as Hall County's new chief tax appraiser, the county announced Friday.
Barring an eleventh-hour reprieve from Congress, the federal government will run out of money and shut down at midnight tonight.
The chief executive of Northeast Georgia Medical Center said Tuesday he was disappointed that Barrow Regional Medical Center is asking for a state Supreme Court review of a Court of Appeals decision that paved the way for a hospital in South Hall.
School systems across Georgia may be forced to close schools, fire teachers or raise taxes to offset mounting budget deficits, according to a scenario presented Thursday to the state Board of Education.
What a difference a week makes. Barely a week ago, North Georgia was dealing with 2-3 inches of snow and near-freezing temperatures. On Wednesday, with temperatures in the low 60s, a thunderstorm rumbled through. It's a sign spring is - finally - on the way, say forecasters at the National Weather Service. But Wednesday's thunder could be a harbinger of a stormy spring. "You'll see above average precipitation (in the Southeast)," said Jon Gottschalck, head ...
It's not your imagination. This winter was colder and wetter than usual, and your power bill is probably proof of it.
You may wake up to a wintry mix of rain, snow and sleet this morning, but the morning commute shouldn't be a problem as temperatures are expected to remain well above freezing throughout Northeast Georgia.
Don't start planning your day playing in the snow just yet.