The ups and downs of what many consider the strangest presidential election of their lifetime has produced a unique opportunity for third-party candidates to make a statement on the national political stage this fall.
Residents across Hall County will be asked on Election Day whether they want a study conducted to determine the cost and feasibility of consolidating local municipal and county governments, as held in Athens-Clarke and Macon-Bibb.
Better count Hall County resident Katie Harrison among the millions of Americans stung by the Drug Enforcement Administration's decision on Thursday to keep marijuana on a list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization and medicinal use.
Former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell has joined the Republican National Committee as a senior strategist and national director of African-American political engagement, a move that could direct his efforts back home to Georgia.
Members of a Dahlonega nonprofit say they are expanding their reach to protect the city's historic charm and gold rush lore after losing the fight to preserve the Jeremiah Payne House, also known as the Parks Clothing building.