The Oakwood pool "bubble" may have burst, at least for now, but the Georgia Mountains YMCA is starting its third year at the branch, with plans for more programs.
Growing up during segregation, Bill Coates saw the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. differently than many other whites, including those closest to him.
A week after Congress passed a transportation bill in July 2012, the Georgia Department of Transportation's deputy commissioner told a Hall County audience he worried about future federal funding when the law expired Sept. 30, 2014.
Lula has collected nearly $1.23 million in the current special purpose local option sales tax, which expires next year, with officials now weighing how to spend $220,162 in undesignated money.
Israeli-based innoBots, a manufacturer of robotics technology used to find explosive weapons for the military and law enforcement, plans to locate its U.S. headquarters in Hall County.
ATLANTA - State civil engineers said Monday that while Georgia has "bright spots" in its infrastructure, it also has areas of serious concern, particularly dams and transit and stormwater systems.
The 16-day federal government shutdown in October had another casualty now being felt by area officials: It played a role in delaying a draft environmental impact statement on the proposed Glades Reservoir project in North Hall County.
The 2014 legislative session kicked off Monday with leaders rallying lawmakers to focus on the state's business and not be distracted by the election year ahead.
Nicole Bowers was a little concerned her 21-month-old son might be a little shy around his father, who was fresh off a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
A group mainly comprising government utilities has been formed to follow state and federal actions concerning Lake Lanier's water quality and quantity standards - and give feedback as needed.
A body found in the bathroom at Chestnut Ridge Park in October has been identified as a 21-year-old woman who had been reported missing from Flowery Branch.
A former candidate for the Hall County probate judge "has been exonerated of any wrongdoing" in a State Bar of Georgia complaint stemming from a Douglas County dispute over a woman's 2010 will she helped draw up, said a lawyer involved in the dispute.
Weather permitting, South Hall County motorists can begin driving today on part of a new road being built in front of the 100-bed Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, which is also under construction.
The frigid cold hasn't damaged peaches and strawberries at Jaemor Farms, but it may have put a hurt on insects.
Gov. Nathan Deal has about $4 million on hand as he gears up for a re-election bid this year for a second four-year term.
An area transportation planning group gave its OK today to a $146 million bicycle-pedestrian plan that now will be considered in a long-range transportation plan update for Hall County that is slated to be completed by 2015.
As a U.S. Army Reserve intelligence officer and someone schooled in disaster emergencies, Mike Raderstorf got an insider's look at one of America's most painful terrorist attacks, the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK Monday night to a rezoning that enables a 302-home subdivision and some 20 acres for commercial development.
Gainesville is looking to move forward on the long-awaited placement of a historical marker at the site of the former Cooper Pants Factory.
Despite being wracked by bad weather, one of Northeast Georgia's biggest road projects - the Cleveland Bypass - is on track for a Dec. 31 completion.
Lake Lanier property owners can start bracing now for sticker shock when assessment notices are mailed May 16.
Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Thursday night to expanding the city's lone rock quarry, while signaling company officials and area residents to keep working toward a final agreement on conditions.
Some area businesses are hoping to find their own source of green at Don Carter State Park.
One of South Hall County's oldest shopping centers is about to get its first face-lift in almost 40 years and is expected to attract new businesses, including an Aldi grocery store.
A roomful of college students got a 90-minute snapshot of the last 50-plus years of world history - from the Bay of Pigs to the Vietnam War to the most recent events in Ukraine - from a man who helped shape world events.
In two years, a national movement for a constitutional convention of states will be a hot issue "over and above the presidential election," the effort's Georgia state director predicted.
A 67-year-old man was found shot to death Sunday at the entrance to Creekside at Mundy Mill apartments in Oakwood, Police Chief Randall Moon said Monday.
A Gainesville effort to plant 180 trees at three Army Corps of Engineers parks has been postponed because of a lack of interest by contractors.
Steve Slowick is OK with growth in South Hall County, but he favors the kind that meets, and doesn't exceed, residents' needs.
Lake Lanier Islands has forged ahead on a lot of resort improvements, such as accommodations and roadwork, but is "behind the times" in one key area: the state of its hotel swimming pool.