Oakwood - Oakwood residents likely will see the same tax rate when tax bills go out Dec. 2.
Aside from any major issues to confront, the new Gainesville mayor also will be in something of a political fish bowl.
Hall County officials are hoping a new set of construction codes will guard against widespread culvert failures in case of a repeat of what occurred May 19.
Gainesville is looking to apply for a State Road and Tollway Authority grant for improvement projects on Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road/Jesse Jewell Parkway.
The Department of Transportation is holding a public information meeting tonight on the planned final phase of construction on Ga. 347 in South Hall County.
Demorest-based Habersham Medical Center is moving into the digital age but at much more trouble and expense than it had hoped.
Fall is North Georgia's time to shine, but the federal government shutdown is putting a serious hurt on outdoor activities.
A stretch of Buford Dam Road off Lake Lanier will be closed Oct. 15 for construction of three pedestrian crosswalks.
OAKWOOD - Most sewer customers in Oakwood could see a first-time user fee starting Jan. 1, the start of the South Hall city's 2014 fiscal year.
For those believing the tri-state "water wars" were done with a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision favoring Georgia, along came legal action last week that could add another decade to the already 20-year-old fight.
Clearing is expected to begin later this month on a nonprofit cooperative's efforts to string 6.2 miles of new, updated power lines across North Hall County, including a small part of Lake Lanier.
HELEN - A group seeking water-sharing solutions for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin passed a resolution Thursday asking Florida Gov. Rick Scott "to delay any further legal action or pursue any current lawsuit" against Georgia over freshwater consumption in the basin.
Florida is delivering the latest salvo in a two-decade water dispute with Georgia. The Sunshine State is alleging in a lawsuit filed in the U.S. Supreme Court that its northern neighbor is using too much freshwater in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, which includes Lake Lanier. Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi announced the expected legal action Tuesday, with Scott saying in a news release from his office that it was needed "to ...
Five years ago, a group of people interested in the future of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin began looking to accomplish something politicians couldn't do in two decades of legal wrangling - find solutions to sharing water.
A traffic light on Ramsey Road in northeast Hall County is moving closer to reality. The Hall County Board of Commissioners appears poised to vote today to apply to the Georgia Department of Transportation for the light, which has been a longstanding public safety issue. If OK'd, it would be a second signal in a 1-mile stretch along a busy stretch of Ga. 365, just north of where Interstate 985 ends. "Our No. ...
Talk about health care, education, the economy and jobs filled an hourlong legislative breakfast Thursday, as well as a commitment by lawmakers not to dawdle when the 2014 General Assembly kicks off Jan. 14.
Roadwork supporting New Holland Marketplace in Gainesville is mostly done, and newly installed traffic lights should be operational by year's end.
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.