Gainesville is looking to move forward with major improvements at Queen City and Jesse Jewell parkways, a project the city has wanted to pursue for years.
The timing of their reunion in Gainesville - just before Veterans Day - couldn't be more appropriate.
The talk was mostly about roads, but concerns also were raised in a transportation public meeting Thursday night about bicycle paths, airport improvements and even the long-range possibility of commuter rail.
Tolbert N. Lester Jr. had his favorite car, a 1957 Ford Ranchero, but the Gainesville man was best known for another set of wheels - a maroon Hudson featured in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy."
Gainesville Republican Doug Collins won a second two-year term to Congress on Tuesday night, soundly defeating Democrat David Vogel of Hull.
Water "wars" between Georgia and Florida are sure to continue now that the U.S. Supreme Court has accepted a lawsuit filed by Florida over Georgia's water consumption in the shared river basin that includes Lake Lanier.
New roadways often get the most public attention, but keeping the pavement that's now in place safe for motorists is another huge, expensive battle for governments - one they can hardly ignore.
The $23.5 million second phase of the Cleveland Bypass, a project that would complete a western arc around the tourist town, has been awarded to a contractor.
Hall County Fire Services plans to begin Monday investigating a fire Saturday at Dixieland Equipment Sales/Dixieland Pallet Co. in East Hall.
For Betty Martin, Thursday's dedication of the Cooper Pants Factory historic marker hit home in a very personal way.
The Hall County area is expected to receive about $1.4 billion for road projects through 2040 from local, state and federal sources, government officials learned Thursday.
A private group trying to positively influence a protracted water war is edging forward with plans for a possible "transboundary" water management institute.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is still collecting data regarding a possible traffic light at an intersection on a newly opened stretch of Ga. 347.
The Hall County Library System may begin a review of operating hours based on worries about future finances going sour.
Don't be alarmed, area history buffs and longtime Gainesville residents. The boarded-up windows don't mean the hallowed Gym of '36 is going into decline.
The Georgia Poultry Laboratory is up and running in North Hall County, with ties mostly cut to its 50-year-old building in Oakwood.
Camp Frank D. Merrill outside Dahlonega has long been Army strong. With President Barack Obama's signature, it will be Army controlled.
The price of burial spaces may be rising at Gainesville's Alta Vista Cemetery.
Lula is cutting it close on dollars as it wraps up a downtown improvements project.
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper has worked the past 1½ years on a "seamless transition" in top leadership, as one of Georgia's most recognizable faces in environmental advocacy heads into retirement.
A slowing of state transportation projects getting contracts looks to start again next year, as uncertainty over future federal funding builds anew.
Gainesville is looking to pay the Army Corps of Engineers $670,600 to kickstart what will be the largest stream restoration project the city has done on long-troubled Flat Creek.
Fixing Georgia's roads and bridges will be a top priority for the General Assembly when it reconvenes Jan. 12, Hall County delegation members said Thursday morning.
With an armload of questions about Lakeshore Mall's renovation efforts, area government and school officials decided Wednesday to put off using taxpayer money that's aimed at helping projects in blighted areas.
ATHENS - In the face of a nationwide infrastructure crisis, Georgia needs to be "big and bold" in meeting its long-term transportation needs, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle told a large gathering of transportation officials Tuesday.
Residents planning to attend a final public input meeting Thursday on a proposed extension of the special purpose local option sales tax should have some projects to consider if they go.
Area residents have two chances this week to hear or give input about a new round of the special purpose local option sales tax.
A plan to fill in space at the Hall County landfill could extend the facility's lifespan, but time is of the essence to do the work.
Rahab's Rope would like to offer its employees health insurance, but as a small nonprofit organization, the Gainesville ministry is finding it hard to offer that benefit.
Planes four times larger than previously allowed now can land at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, a move that some believe could boost economic development.