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.
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."