U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
It may be one of the biggest "what if" debates in political history. Had an assassin's bullet not taken President John F. Kennedy's life, how would his presidency have played out? Kennedy had a full plate of domestic and foreign issues before dying 50 years ago today after being shot during a downtown Dallas motorcade, leaving some area scholars and historians to wonder if the glow around his presidency may have faded as he faced ...
With the national convention seven months away, Nath Hayes' job was to check out where the Georgia Jaycees would be staying during the event in Dallas.
AT&T is seeking to put up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
Some economic signs are encouraging, such as a surging stock market and industry expansion, but the area's housing market is still struggling to make a comeback in the wake of the nation's worst downturn since the Great Depression.
The Hall County school system has upgraded its website in an effort to improve its digital presence in the community, especially for those with smartphones.
News of the day included a residents' group disbanding over a tax equalization issue in Hall County and the Georgia Poultry Federation protesting a claim the U.S. had lost $26 million in exports.
Irine Keebaugh hadn't visited the church in decades, since leaving the New Holland community and later joining a Baptist church.
The bullets didn't just take down a popular president. They also struck the American public at its core, stirring up deep emotions, such as sorrow and fear. And for many Americans, they also shattered what they had perceived as an innocent, almost idyllic, age. Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, was simply a day never to forget. Fifty years after the fact, it still resonates with area residents. ...
Oakwood is edging toward a sewer project that would mainly serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.
A retired Marine encouraged veterans Monday to "find opportunities" in their communities, places of worship and other organizations to continue to serve.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday to approve its 2014 spending plan.
The men swap stories over biscuits and eggs every week, keeping alive friendships that go back decades, to more somber days in Vietnam.
Three area governments are seeking state grants to help pay for $2.8 million in road projects - one in Gainesville and two in South Hall County.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
A man accused of armed robbery in the parking lot of a Gainesville restaurant has been charged with additional, unrelated offenses.
One person died Wednesday in a one-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road near Roy Parks Road in East Hall County.
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
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