WASHINGTON - Summoned to success by President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Congress approved historic legislation Sunday night extending health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans and cracking down on insurance company abuses, a climactic chapter in the century-long quest for near universal coverage.
March 22, 2010|
From staff and wire reports
Economics professor Joel Potter will discuss global financial issues as part of North Georgia College & State University's Great Decisions lecture series, an annual discussion program produced by the Foreign Policy Association.
DAWSONVILLE - With spring festival season quickly approaching, you may be looking forward to picking up some boiled peanuts from a roadside vendor. In Dawsonville, you've got plenty of options, so many in fact that the City Council is worried it is out of control.
March 21, 2010|
By Frank Reddy
Times regional staff
In his seven years with the Gainesville Fire Department, firefighter and emergency medical technician Jonathan Sosebee went through the drills on how to treat a choking victim countless times. That training paid off last year.
DAHLONEGA - The 33rd annual Appalachian Studies Conference brought musicians, Georgia natives and visitors from numerous other states to the North Georgia College & State University campus this weekend for conference activities, sessions and social opportunities.
Riding his bicycle down a sidewalk along Jesse Jewell Parkway in Gainesville last week, the Confederate battle flag flying from the handlebars and flapping with the momentum of his speed, John Phillip Chandler, a young white man, neared two African-American men waiting for a bus to arrive.
ATLANTA - Drone enthusiasts are calling a ban on the unmanned vehicles within five miles of Georgia's Capitol an overreach of authority by state officials, while agency officials argue the change is necessary and follows federal guidelines.
July 05, 2015|
By Kathleen Foody
Few things are as continually contentious in Hall County as reassessments on property values. The issue flared up again last month as the Board of Commissioners debated a budget for the 2016 fiscal year and a possible tax increase.