ATLANTA - Governor Sonny Perdue said he still has "absolute confidence" in state transportation commissioner Gena Abraham.
A judge heard testimony Thursday in the case of a Flowery Branch man charged with trying to abduct a woman in a grocery store parking lot last month.
Evans' replacement would be responsible for helping oversee state roads. Here is more about what the board does and its responsibilities:
The most immediate question for the State Transportation Board is the future of Gena Abraham.
The accolades continued Thursday for retiring Hall County Animal Control
The proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for an interim operating agreement on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system was met with lukewarm enthusiasm by the president of the Lake Lanier Association. "At least the corps is listening," said Jackie Joseph, who heads the advocacy group. "Of course this is going to have to go to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and I assume we may hit a roadblock." ...
The warden of Hall County's Correctional Institution spent much of Wednesday morning justifying his request for more than $3 million at the third round of county budget hearings.
About 25 people from St. Michael Catholic Church in Gainesville will travel to New York today to attend one of the first papal ceremonies with Pope Benedict XVI in the United States.
A 2-year-old Gainesville girl was flown from Grady Memorial Hospital to a specialized hospital in Ohio for young burn victims Wednesday.
A Gainesville man is being held in the Gwinnett County jail on charges that he raped two female teenagers during psychotherapy sessions at his former Lawrenceville home.
A much lower-than-projected monthly revenue check has Hall County school officials concerned that a weakening economy might be taking a toll on its vaunted 1-cent sales tax program.
A group of Gainesville Catholics are on their way to worship with Pope Benedict XVI during his first trip to the United States since he was named the head of the Roman Catholic Church in 2005. The group, about 26 members of St. Michael Catholic Church, are headed to New York to attend a papal Mass Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
ATLANTA - A Gainesville firm was among the regional nominees at the annual Georgia Manufacturing Appreciation Week awards luncheon. Stork Gamco, a maker of automated poultry processing equipment, was nominated by Lanier Technical College.
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Hours after Mike Evans announced his resignation, many area officials who lobbied hard to keep him on the state Department of Transportation Board for five more years say they are shocked at his decision to leave - especially after such a hard-fought battle only three months ago.
Renovations of Wessell Park, including replacing existing tennis and basketball courts with new ones and building landscaping walls to prevent erosion, began Tuesday.
Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Merrianne Dyer will travel to Washington, D.C., next week, sharing information about collaborative educational methods that the system has implemented.
A confrontation at a Sunday soccer game that left one man dead and another in custody has shocked area players, coaches and fans, a local coach said.
Michelle Masters, a teacher at New Holland Knowledge Academy with the Gainesville City Schools, was named by Gov. Nathan Deal to the 2013 Master Teacher list.
A horse was stuck in an apparent sinkhole last week on the 1300 block of Hugh Stowers Road.
Featherbone Communiversity in Gainesville is planning to honor area craftsmen at the second
Family members of the teen who died last week in what has been dubbed a "car surfing" accident are convinced the police report is inaccurate.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a May 31 armed robbery at a convenience store in Clermont near the Lumpkin County line.
The city of Gainesville doesn't have "an ugly history of discrimination," Mayor Danny Dunagan said in a statement Tuesday night at the City Council meeting.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday to annex nearly 11 acres on Thurmon Tanner Parkway allowing for the relocation of a company that makes and installs pneumatic tube systems.
A 13-year-old girl was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment of burns following a boat fire Sunday on the south end of Lake Lanier, according to Lt. Colin S. Rhoden, spokesman with Gwinnett County Fire Services.
No body was found in Lake Lanier after a dive was conducted following a possible spotting late Sunday afternoon at Clarks Bridge Park in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to vote again to raise water and sewer rates at its meeting today.
News keeps pouring in about the lengths the government has taken to gather information in the name of national security, with the most recent concern focused on the National Security Agency's collection of phone call and Internet usage records for millions of Americans.