Imagine this: You've parked your car on the top floor of the courthouse parking deck in downtown Gainesville. The elevator is running slow and you don't care to take the stairs three flights to the ground level.
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote this week on whether to halt the resettlement of 10,000 Syrian refugees in the country over the next 12 months following the coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic State in Paris last week.
When protesters at the University of Missouri forced the school's president to resign last week after his perceived mishandling of racist incidents on campus, students at Brenau University and the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus took notice.
The explosions down the road, rocking nearby homes, knocking out windows and scaring off pets, would have alarmed residents in this rural part of North Hall if they didn't already come to expect the sound.
Thirty years ago the poultry industry had a well-earned reputation for poor worker safety, and though the trend lines have changed significantly in the last two decades, federal regulators want to do more to reduce injury and illness on the job.
Gainesville attorney and former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell has launched a national, bipartisan initiative to address criminal justice reform and today announced a partnership with social media giant Facebook to host a forum on the subject this month with 2016 presidential candidates.