Georgia's labor commissioner said Monday that it could be 12 to 18 months before the state begins to emerge from the economic condition that has driven unemployment rolls higher.
The president of the Georgia Retail Association said Monday that while final numbers are not in, he believes the state's retailers saw more dollars come into their stores because of the sales tax holiday.
Summer is the growing season, not just for plants but for Gainesville's medical community.
Some local schools are making the transition from summer to fall a little easier for families by giving them the option of ordering school supplies so they are ready for kids when they start school this week.
Interim Superintendent Merrianne Dyer said Monday night that she believes that passing the Gainesville city school system's 2008-09 budget in August is "of utmost importance."
A small alligator recently spotted in Lake Lanier has been causing such a stir, you'd think someone had seen the Loch Ness monster.
Hall County's new public information officer Nikki Young worked her first day Monday, but she is no newcomer to Hall County government.
High diesel prices might place future out-of-state field trips out of reach for students in Hall County schools.
Melia Glover, 5, will attend the new Chestnut Mountain Elementary School starting Thursday.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine said Monday he is "very concerned" about a mistake that caused the personal information of thousands of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia members to be mailed to the wrong people.
Despite the 2 inches of rain that fell during the past week in Gainesville, the level of Lake Lanier didn't budge much, and the prospects for rain don't look so good this week.
Randall Popham loves the visibility for his church but especially is grateful that the newly widened Dawsonville Highway has made traveling much easier for congregation members.
An Alto teenager was killed and two of his friends were injured in a wreck Saturday night on U.S. 441 in Banks County.
Melissa Griffin had a steady clientele at her beauty shop in the Southeast Georgia town of Alma.
The Gainesville City Council will meet tomorrow and discuss a number of city issues, from whether to allow restaurant owners to have "happy hour" specials to the official name of the road leading to the Frances Meadows Aquatics Center.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council will discuss at its work session Thursday a business resolution to adopt the Gainesville-Hall '96 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue service and lease agreements.
Northeast Georgia has seen more than its share of wet weather the past few days.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.
Saturday morning, local residents will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville honoring veterans, both past and present.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
Hall County has set a Jan. 7 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.