Afghanistan native Zuhra Doost said she prays every day that her "country will one day be in peace and our people can live their lives without fear."
HOSCHTON - The Village at Deaton Creek homeowners hope to do their part in providing Christmas for needy families.
Finding common ground is the mission of a group set to meet Thursday to discuss issues concerning the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, an area that includes Lake Lanier.
Bundled against the cold, with some wearing Santa hats and other festive garb, nearly 100 motorcyclists streamed down McEver Road on Sunday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - To illustrate their point, Flowery Branch officials passed the thick notebooks among the gathering of lawmakers and other visitors at their "Hometown Connection" meeting in October.
There are plenty of signs, including a blinking electronic one, about approaching road work but nary a construction worker on Interstate 985 in South Hall.
President Barack Obama's plans to beef up troops in Afghanistan but begin military withdrawals in 18 months locally received both strong praise and sharp criticism Wednesday.
Flowery Branch City Council voted Wednesday to pay off the $411,611 note on Main Street offices across from City Hall, using money from its 1-cent sales tax and water/sewer capital funds.
Flowery Branch City Council voted 3-1 this morning to pay off the $411,611 note on Main Street offices across from City Hall, using money from its 1-cent sales tax and water/sewer capital funds.
Flowery Branch has been turned down for a grant that would have beefed up water service for some residents, but the city is hoping is take another shot at it in 2010, this time with Hall County's help.
OAKWOOD - A movie about children collecting their pennies for a good cause inspired one group of developmentally disabled adults to engage in volunteer efforts of their own.
Oakwood is poised to take a major step in fulfilling longtime plans to upgrade its sewer capacity with the help of Braselton.
The setting was a well-established Gainesville First United Methodist Church and the occasion a traditional Hanging of the Green ceremony.
Gainesville firefighters were spread out across town early Sunday putting out grass and leaf fires, as well as a blaze that destroyed a vacant two-story home.
At the state Board of Regents' request, Gainesville State College's police department is working to acquire "mutual aid" agreements with surrounding police agencies.
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A new traffic signal in a fast-growing section of Gainesville is now operating, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
One of Clermont's most prickly issues - whether to allow alcohol sales - is seemingly a non-issue as the Town Council in August basically rejected the ...
On a good day, one of the busiest intersections in Gainesville is at Jesse Jewell and E.E. Butler parkways.
Oakwood rolled out a $3.9 million general operations, no-frills budget Monday night.
For most, the road to Monday morning's Habitat for Humanity groundbreaking was an ordinary drive to a rain-soaked and muddy street in South Hall ...
Friends and loved ones aren't just mourning Deb Sorrow's sudden passing Friday.
Alejandro and Beth Oropeza aren't replacing just any ministry's founder.
No injuries have been reported, but many area residents are dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains that raked North Georgia this weekend.
Hall County governments have found a new, potential cash source to help fund road projects - the Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank.
Outdoor drop boxes may be allowed in Flowery Branch, but only those related to the property they're on.
The Gainesville-based veterans group made Curt Pritchett's day.
Draft documents dictating future operations of the tri-state water basin including Lake Lanier account for 40 million gallons per day in water supply from the ...
Control of the 282-acre Camp Frank D. Merrill in Lumpkin County transfers Wednesday to the Army from the U.S. Forest Service - a move not ...
Hall County officials hope a retired sewer spray field in South Hall County will produce some cash for the county.
Flowery Branch is getting more serious about extending Pine Street, which officials hope will improve downtown traffic flow and boost the local economy.
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