Having battled his own demons in civilian life, Jerry Edwards has decided to reach out to other veterans - and the public at large - with a series of blunt but realistic public service announcements about veteran suicide.
A trip to the busy, giant retailer-filled Mall of Georgia in Buford is fine, but keeping their shopping dollars local is important to Ann and Todd Marvos of Gainesville.
Lanier Islands' planned well project sits idle in Flowery Branch, nearly 2 1/2 years after it was announced.
Clermont Town Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to ask Hall County's state lawmakers to introduce a bill that calls for changing the town charter to reflect the North Hall town's move to setting up voting wards.
Plans to complete a Georgia Department of Transportation "salt barn" off Interstate 985 have been put on ice until more funding is in place.
Hall County is poised to move from one major preliminary phase to another in delivering one of its most long-awaited road projects, the widening of Spout Springs Road in South Hall.
Area government officials are up in arms over the state's proposed transportation bill, which calls for shifting all sales taxes at gas pumps to state coffers, ending the share that local governments, including schools, would get.
A hospital executive from Texas has been named president of Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opened two stores in Gainesville Wednesday to cheerleaders, high school bands and jazz musicians.
North Georgia may have dodged the snow-and-ice bullet so far this year, but officials say they're in better shape in case the region is blasted by a storm like the "snowmageddon" that struck on this day last year.
Area government leaders wanted a community group to step up and shepherd putting plans into action for a Hall County
The flag was at half-staff at Lula City Hall on Monday and a memorial wreath hung on the building's front door, stark reminders this small town on the Hall-Banks county line was deep in mourning for one of its most energetic leaders.
Government planners and engineers aren't the only ones putting road projects under a microscope.
Construction is well underway on the new Milton Martin Toyota dealership in Oakwood, one of several changes to the landscape in that part of the city.
A woman who has battled breast cancer three times and an active community servant were named Thursday night as the Gainesville Jaycees' 2015 Young Man and Young Woman of the Year recipients.
The stately mansion with Italianate architecture may seem a bit out of place amid the surrounding area's cow-filled pastures, country homes and stores.
A future electrical engineering major and an Ivy League hopeful were named Wednesday as the area's top STAR students.
A businessman got the Clermont Town Council's initial blessing Tuesday night to leave the North Hall town's boundaries.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, is trying to get the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to respond to a legal issue involving Bolding Mill Park in northwest Hall County.
The transportation funding bill in the Georgia legislature has had a bumpy ride so far, and the grumbling isn't just coming from people outside the Gold Dome.
In a rare request, a North Hall County pizzeria is seeking to leave Clermont so it can convert to a sports bar and serve alcohol.
City and county government officials statewide aren't the only ones upset about the General Assembly's proposed Transportation Funding Act of 2015.
With snow on the ground and a chill in the air, there wasn't a rush on the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission's Workforce Development Career Coach as it opened its doors Tuesday morning in Flowery Branch.
A proposal to limit parking in the front of houses in Oakwood will get further study from the city's planning commission.
Spring may arrive without fixes to a troubled tennis court at the Village at Deaton Creek neighborhood in Hoschton.
The money isn't huge, especially spread over five years, and would be used mainly for routine projects, but it's vital nonetheless, said government officials in the cities of North Hall County.
Electric wheelchairs are scattered through an area of the Gainesville warehouse, some intact and some clearly needing parts.
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