ALTO - As a retired high school French teacher, Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras regularly peppers her conversations with a sprinkling of Francais.
The Georgia Board of Regents has halted its fixed tuition program for this fall's freshmen to raise more money in the face of the state's worst fiscal crisis in decades.
A former carpet yarn plant in Dahlonega is about to be sold as a poultry further-processing plant with prospects for 1,000 new jobs.
The National Bank of Georgia has purchased the former headquarters of Gainesville Bank & Trust and will begin operations there later this month.
It seems only fitting that the chicken cook-off in the Poultry Capital of the World would be the state's official chicken cooking event.
Keturah McDowell is bracing for the final days of tax season. McDowell, a tax preparer with Liberty Tax Service on Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, is expecting a rush of customers on the final three days of the season. But just like there will be a wave of customers this week, she had plenty in the early days of the filing season, too. "They came in earlier in the year," said McDowell, who added that many ...
In her role as pastor of Christian education and discipleship, the Rev. Debby Fox generally works on matters such as curriculum for Sunday school classes.
Ludowici, the county seat of Long County in Southeast Georgia, has a claim to fame that it would like to shed.
Today is Good Friday, the most solemn day of Holy Week leading up to Easter.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that 96,306 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in March, an increase of 126.3 percent from March 2008.
Mother Nature dealt a glancing blow to Northeast Georgia orchards and vineyards Tuesday night, but nothing near the knockout punch they received two years ago.
State revenues continued their downward spiral in March, down 14.5 percent from a year earlier.
A South Carolina firm has big plans for a 55-acre tract at the intersection of Limestone and Jesse Jewell parkways.
In 2008, the weather was nearly perfect and the family owned enterprise had one of its best quality harvests ever.
Diplomatic and business officials from 20 countries will descend on Northeast Georgia next week for the 23rd annual VIP tour.