Brochures in hand, Carol and John Eggerding had imagined life in a close-knit community by Lake Lanier, staring at mountain vistas and rubbing elbows at the clubhouse. Little did they know they would wake up to a nightmare in their cul-de-sac dream home at Seasons on Lanier.
Tim Hayes will be glad when all the orange barrels are gone, but for the short term, he was pleased Wednesday with the partial opening of Interstate 985's Atlanta Highway interchange.
By day, Nancy Dalman teaches biology at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega. By night, literally, she goes mountain biking.
OAKWOOD - Oakwood City Council voted 3-1 Monday night for preliminary work related to a planned regional visitors center off Interstate 985's Exit 16.
OAKWOOD - When Oakwood City Hall opened in May 2003, city officials hoped the building would take care of governmental needs for the next 10 to 15 years.
The numbers are dwindling at Centro Evangelistico, a mostly Hispanic church in Gainesville, but pastor Lemuel Betancourt keeps turning on the lights and welcoming the worshippers. The church that boasts of having Georgia's first Hispanic church-run child care center is now in danger of having to shut its doors.
CLEVELAND - The wall of the Cleveland post office now bears the name of Sgt. Jason Robert Harkins, who was killed in Iraq in 2007.
Part of the Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 interchange is set to open on Tuesday.
Gainesville police are investigating an armed robbery Saturday night at Super Mercado Carrillo El Guero.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The sign says that Starboard Townhomes will be available in the spring of 2006.
Some 90 artists of all kinds are expected to showcase and sell their work this weekend at the Art in the Square festival Saturday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council voted Wednesday morning to approve an amended tax allocation district agreement with Hall County government.
For those wanting to cut the rug with some Latin dances, Friday night's Latin Gala might be your outlet.
Area agencies are hoping families will browse through their "Little Safety Shoppe" on Saturday at Lakeshore Mall.
Oakwood City Council has passed a resolution calling on its residents "to speak out" about a fire tax "inequity" for city taxpayers.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
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.
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