DeShan Fishel didn't leave to take her daughter to school a hero Thursday morning. But by the time she arrived back home, she'd been called a hero dozens of times.
Because of statewide budget cuts, Georgia's hospitals and doctors won't be getting a long-awaited increase in Medicaid reimbursement this year.
Getting a driver's license isn't the only rite of passage that Georgia's kids can experience when they turn 16. Now, they're also eligible to donate blood.
CUMMING - As expected, Forsyth County commissioners voted 3-2 on Thursday night to fire County Manager Rhonda Poston-O'Connor. The decision capped more than a week of speculation that Poston-O'Connor, who had held the post for about 11 months, would be dismissed.
BY STEPHEN GURR firstname.lastname@example.org John Girardeau officially retired from his job as chief judge of Hall County Superior Court in 2005, but in truth it was only a semi-retirement. Under a state-funded system, Girardeau continued to assist Hall County's four full-time superior court judges two days each week by taking guilty pleas and presiding over bond and probation revocation hearings, uncontested divorces and family violence hearings as a senior judge. He also helped occasionally with ...
DAWSONVILLE - A 5-year-old boy is expected to recover, family members say, after he was struck by a sport utility vehicle this morning near a school bus stop in Dawson County.
Gainesville and Hall County governments now are distributing free prescription drug discount cards, sponsored by the National Association of Counties.
An Oakwood church will be having a consignment sale this weekend, featuring items for children.
Phuong Le touts the freshness of his seafood at the Atlanta Highway Seafood Market. But for the next few days, he is struggling to find a replacement source for seafood from the Gulf coast.
Brenau University opened one of the area's only indoor tennis facilities with an exhibition game from the school's tennis team, the Brenau Golden Tigers, on Tuesday.
A Chinese student who endeared herself to Brenau faculty and students last year, competing as part of Students in Free Enterprise and working at the campus radio station, has died.
During a hearing in Gainesville, Atmos Energy representatives wasted no time in taking aim at a Public Service Commission staff report challenging the natural gas utility's request for a $6.1 million rate increase for Georgia customers.
Hall County could be seeing more charter schools in its future.
Gainesville City Council members voted Tuesday to sell to Eddie K. Martin two tracts of land near Queen City Parkway that had been declared surplus.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council was divided in its first approval Wednesday morning of a tax rate to go with its 2008-09 budget.
Hall County's legislative delegation heard requests during a series of meetings Thursday. They include:
The Christmas season usually brings fun outings, delicious food and festive decorations. However, these merry perks can be hazardous to furry friends.
Information about the recent theft of firearms from a Cumming pawnshop could lead to a $10,000 reward.
Capt. Andre Niles with the Hall County Marshal's Office was named Wednesday as the state's 2013 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year.
The Gainesville City Council has placed on the consent agenda a policy for the naming of city-owned property, including parks.
Two Flowery Branch residents face trafficking charges after $26,600 in methamphetamine was found at a home Wednesday off McEver Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum on Thursday asked members of the county's legislative delegation to change state law pertaining to legal organs in order to allow legal advertising to be posted on local websites rather than printed in newspapers.
Talk about health care, education, the economy and jobs filled an hourlong legislative breakfast Thursday, as well as a commitment by lawmakers not to dawdle when the 2014 General Assembly kicks off Jan. 14.
The Hall County Correctional Institute may have an already-built home to move into, in the form of the soon-to-be vacated detention center in Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have come to an understanding about Glades Reservoir.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a new fire station in North Hall will improve insurance rates only on the condition that a second ladder truck is secured by the county.
The Hall County School District is the fastest-growing in the country for public charter school students.
Roadwork supporting New Holland Marketplace in Gainesville is mostly done, and newly installed traffic lights should be operational by year's end.
More than a year later, the murder of Nelson Garner remains a mystery.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter's announcement that he would retire at the end of the school year left friends and colleagues praising his service and dedication.