Just a few months after announcing his intention to become the Senate majority leader in the Georgia General Assembly next year, Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is now switching his focus to a higher position in the halls of the state legislature.
BY JOSHUA SILAVENT
Area students and teachers were decked out in red, white and blue Tuesday as schools commemorated the Veterans Day holiday.
The passenger in an Oct. 16 plane crash just outside Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport died Monday night, according to multiple sources.
Tuesday was a day for tributes, tears and - in the case of one Veterans Day ceremony - some serious toe-tapping.
Ron Kellner's appreciation for Veterans Day began long before he served in the U.S. military or helped lead - as he is today - a Veterans Day program for the American Legion.
As Amber Highfield opened the crate, two tiny paws jumped up and pulled on her heartstrings.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board will meet today to vote on a proposed drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle.
With the help of inmate labor, Hall County is progressing with renovations that will turn the old East Hall library branch in Rabbittown into a clinic and pharmacy serving county employees.
The latest estimate to repair a crack in a tennis court at the Village at Deaton Creek stands at about $12,000, but it remains unclear if this amount will bring the fix needed to finally put the matter to rest.
Two recent investigations by the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad have led to almost $20,000 of methamphetamine and other drugs being seized.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to OK a budget that keeps the city solvent but is supported by a tax rate increase of about 50 percent.
West Hall High School hopes to offer the International Baccalaureate career certificate for students who aren't pursuing the full IB diploma.
Three people, including a Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy, suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle wreck in South Hall today.
For a child who has trouble reading, it can be embarrassing to read out loud at school.
The city of Cornelia has closed two roads so work can be performed on the thoroughfares.
Once belts get a bit looser from Thanksgiving feasts, some shoppers start seeking bargains on Black Friday, and the people doing that at places such as the outlet mall in Dawsonville have drawn the attention of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
A CVS pharmacy in Blairsville was robbed Monday, and authorities are still seeking a potential suspect.
Results from an autopsy on the body of a man found Monday on the Lake Lanier shoreline at Mary Alice Park in Cumming are expected today, authorities said.
Black Friday, the national shopping extravaganza on the day after Thanksgiving, is coming early to the city of Gainesville.
Traffic has been flowing since late September on Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road in Flowery Branch, but some minor work, or "punch list" items still could take place.
After hearing largely from constituents for the past few months, a state legislative committee now is ready to huddle over ways Georgia could boost
Reaction to the grand jury decision this week not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown was immediate and widespread - and left opinions at odds.
Gainesville police are investigating a fatal Monday night crash on Browns Bridge Road near Ivy Road.
Gainesville police are looking for two suspects in the Nov. 19 shooting death of a 21-year-old Gainesville man on West Avenue.
Starting almost 20 years ago in translation, Guillermo Arenas often works as the middleman between the judge and the defendant.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is giving residents still opposed to the development of a 199-lot subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville a new angle in their fight.
A new long-range transportation plan for the Hall County area has taken a big step forward with officials' approval of a projects list through 2040.
If you are homeless, disabled or simply looking for a place to spend the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, two charitable Gainesville groups have you covered.