An overhaul of the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship is headed to Gov. Nathan Deal for his signature.
He may be one of the new kids on the block, but state Sen. Butch Miller said he has received prime committee assignments.
As state lawmakers head under the Gold Dome for the final day of this year's legislative session, there won't be one peep about changing Gainesville's charter.
With an estimated $170 million in needed road improvements, Hall County stands to gain from a transportation bill passed last week by the Georgia General Assembly.
Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Merrianne Dyer is asking teachers to be proactive in embracing pending legislative changes.
It took a few last-minute deals, but the Georgia House of Representatives approved a $17.8 billion spending plan Thursday for the upcoming fiscal year.
Supporters of a bill before the Georgia legislature that would require that driver's license exams be given only in English say the measure would improve public safety. Opponents say it discriminates against legal immigrants.
An estimated $100,000 in designer clothing, expensive handbags and cell phones has been taken over the last few years in a series of smash-and-grab break-ins at North Georgia Premium Outlets.
A local pioneer for emergency medical services was honored posthumously Thursday with resolutions from the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate.
A backyard chicken coop might have been the norm 50 years ago, but it hasn't been legal for quite some time in Gainesville's city limits.
The state House of Representatives has unanimously backed a local legislator's proposal to require local governments to notify property owners annually of their property tax assessments.
A proposal for a 1.4 percent tax on Northeast Georgia Health Systems' revenues is better than the alternatives, the hospital's president said.
A Northeast Georgia lawmaker who proposes a change in the law that would allow for road racing events on public streets believes some people are getting the wrong idea.
The Hall County Animal Shelter already is taking all the measures that state representatives called for last week to protect animals and their owners.
The next step in the use of technology in the voting process is making its way through the state legislature.