After waiting in line for a few minutes, Cynthia takes her seat at a table inside the mess hall of The Way, a local mission, on Monday morning. She's here to participate in a tally of the homeless population in Gainesville and Hall County.
Wearing pink, pointy-eared hats to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women and men took to the streets in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send Donald Trump an emphatic message that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged over the next four years.
A purchase and sales agreement for the Gainesville Business Park has been terminated at the request of the developer, Pattillo Industrial Real Estate's holding company Stone Mountain Industrial Park Inc.
The Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority has extended a lease management agreement between the agency, Hall County government and Glade Farm LLC while an application for a federal permit needed to proceed with the Glades Reservoir project is on hold.
For young Latino immigrants in Gainesville and Hall County, there is a growing sense that they are standing on the threshold of a shift so dramatic that the only Americans who could relate are the ones who washed ashore from Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
One little boy smiles and makes eye contact with anyone who calls his name, blows kisses to his teacher and happily munches his lunch of macaroni and peas as visitors observe a classroom full of toddlers at Challenged Child and Friends in Gainesville.
Gov. Nathan Deal is asking Georgia lawmakers to support a new plan for fixing low-performing schools after voters last fall rejected a proposal for state takeovers of schools that consistently struggle.
The Georgia Council on Aging is once again pushing for state lawmakers to expand an elder abuser registry, and it's one of five critical pieces of legislation the advocacy group would like to see passed in 2017.
Legislation is emerging from several study committees formed last year by state lawmakers looking to address a drug epidemic and economic development in Georgia, and local politicians are heavily involved in preparing bills to submit in the coming weeks.