No bells and whistles, no band playing or special prizes as Lisa Baker waited Wednesday morning to become Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton's first surgery patient.
Through geothermal wells and other high technology, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton hopes its green efforts in building the 100-bed hospital will turn into gold.
If testing goes well, a long-awaited traffic light on Ga. 365 at Ramsey Road is set to be operational by mid-morning Thursday, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
In a journey that has taken nearly a decade to complete, the 100-bed Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton opens today in South Hall County.
Making sure that Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton's opening syncs with Hall County's emergency services has been anything but an afterthought in the new hospital's overall planning efforts, officials say.
For Cheryl Christian, retiring was all about timing.
Normally, people only go to the hospital if they have to.
About 60 employers will be hiring and hundreds of job seekers are expected to attend an annual job fair and career expo Thursday at the Gainesville Civic Center.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is making an economic impression on its surrounding area, even before it opens Wednesday.
Smoked salmon was in the emergency department and apple cake squares were in the surgery waiting area at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.
Lake Lanier's blue waters could mean greenbacks for area businesses.
The key question asked at Monday night's last public-input meeting on the Hall County area's draft 2040 transportation plan was the potential impact of a transportation funding bill if passed by the Georgia General Assembly.
A gas line break at Gaines Ferry and McEver roads in Flowery Branch forced authorities to shut down the intersection, including the entrance to Four Seasons subdivision.
Floating fats entering the city's wastewater system, maggots on a pipe wall and blood on a trailer are just a few of the things found by federal investigators in an Aug. 27 inspection at Pilgrim's Pride in Gainesville.
The last public meeting on the area's 2040 transportation plan is set for tonight, but that doesn't mean the end of the road on public comment.
Typically, the real legal maneuvering begins once a lawsuit is filed.
There will be a social hour, with heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, but also some serious talk about the many pressing issues facing Lake Lanier at the Gainesville-based Lake Lanier Association's annual meeting Saturday.
Family members of two fatal wreck victims in White County said Thursday they were thankful that White County had placed temporary concrete barriers at the scene of the crash, a bridge on Gene Nix Road.
The newly opened Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton in South Hall will have a large healthcare neighbor across the street in the next year or so.
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to convert a northbound passing lane on U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway at Jess Helton Road in North Hall County into a northbound left turn lane.
Oakwood City Council unanimously, but unsmoothly, gave its first OK Monday night to an ordinance restricting parking in residential areas.
Shannon Hamilton's trip to the White County bridge in mid-March was a father's worst nightmare - identifying his 16-year-old daughter, Cecily, as one of two fatal wreck victims.
Anthony Smith knows the value of "foot traffic" at The Fudge Factory, a long-time fixture on the Dahlonega square.
A proposed ordinance restricting parking in residential areas returns to the Oakwood City Council Monday night.
A 41-year-old Martin man died in an early Sunday wreck in Banks County.
Clermont, like other area governments, is gearing up for budget season.
More than 50 years removed from high school, Marlo Sedki still remembers C.B. Branham well.
A businessman pulled his request to deannex from Clermont after noting that a town councilwoman who sided with him at a previous meeting was absent for the final vote Tuesday night.
Much of the end of the Civil War is focused on Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendering to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox on April 9, 1865.
The office supplies retail trade is about to shrink in Gainesville.