A group of top elected leaders balked this morning at approving a draft list of prioritized road projects through 2040, saying they needed first to discuss each project individually in a work session.
Tuesday was a day for tributes, tears and - in the case of one Veterans Day ceremony - some serious toe-tapping.
Ron Kellner's appreciation for Veterans Day began long before he served in the U.S. military or helped lead - as he is today - a Veterans Day program for the American Legion.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to OK a budget that keeps the city solvent but is supported by a tax rate increase of about 50 percent.
West Hall High School hopes to offer the International Baccalaureate career certificate for students who aren't pursuing the full IB diploma.
As Paul Scroggs tugged at the quilt wrapped around his shoulders, he said with a wry smile, "I wish I had this in Korea."
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.
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.
Longtime Lula Councilwoman Vicky Chambers, who was injured in a Jan. 10 wreck in East Hall County, died Thursday.
Port of Savannah officials have their hands full with an ambitious deepening project, but they're also watching how the transportation funding debate plays out in the Georgia General Assembly.
Everybody knows what's on top of Green Street in Gainesville: cars and more cars.
Lula City Council has put off a Jan. 28 planning session until Councilwoman Vicky Chambers, who was seriously injured in a Jan. 10 wreck, can participate.
Legacy Link celebrated its grand opening Tuesday in Oakwood with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tours of the building, which offers more space than its predecessor in Gainesville.
Lanier Islands is hoping to draw a second hotel to the South Hall County resort within 18 months, sales director Mike DiLeone said Tuesday.
Georgia denies that Florida's Apalachicola region is "suffering serious harm" because of Georgia's increasing storage and consumption of water from the Chattahoochee and Flint river basins, according to a document filed in the U.S. Supreme Court.