Having operated under a spending resolution since July 1, Gainesville school officials now expect to have a 2008-09 budget ready for final adoption at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Aug. 18.
An executive of the Georgia Ports Authority told the Rotary Club of Gainesville on Monday that poultry products represented one of the top exports shipped through the state's coastal ports.
The owner of a helicopter tour business in Helen is trying to address the concerns of residents who have complained about the noise.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal of Gainesville said his pledge not to earmark federal dollars for his district should not be taken as a sign that he is not looking out for the 9th District on Capitol Hill.
A hospital that's not wheelchair-
Oakwood City Council gave its final OK Monday to annexation of a site for a proposed child care center on Winder Highway (Ga. 53).
A man nearly drowned Sunday evening in the swimming pool at Morgan's Crossing subdivision, which is split between Gwinnett and Hall counties.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is working on a $1.2 million resurfacing of Ga. 13 between Buford and Flowery Branch. The project, which began in June, involves a 5.43-mile stretch between City Hall Street in Gwinnett County to north of Cantrell Road in Flowery Branch, including a section of Atlanta Highway that skirts downtown Flowery Branch. The work involves stripping away old asphalt, or milling, then filling in ...
Gainesville Police Chief Frank Hooper applauded his officers last week for their fuel conservation efforts, and he had every right to. Last month, the 103-vehicle department had used only 91 percent of the gasoline it had used at the same point last year due to a new approach to policing that requires officers to get out of their cars more and rely on fuel less. In the face ...
On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, close to 1,000 people gathered at Laurel Park to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Hopewell Baptist Church. The celebration began earlier in the day with a church service, where about 1,300 people came dressed in old-fashioned clothing.
The White County Sheriff's Office is expected to provide more information this morning about a Saturday afternoon shooting that killed a White County 911 dispatcher.
Two years ago, the idea of a charity for women was planted in Jackie Wallace's head while at a conference in Denver.
Those who serve Hall County's hungry know that rising food and energy costs mean more people are having to make choices between their bills and their bellies.
Low lake levels and high gas prices didn't deter boaters from bringing their vessels - in all shapes and sizes - to Lake Lanier Islands' Beach & Water Park this weekend.
There's no question about it: Employee wellness programs can benefit a company's bottom line.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.
Children can get helmets this Saturday during a giveaway at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
The Gainesville Jaycees is accepting nominations for its annual Young man and Young Woman of the Year award, which honors Hall County residents younger than 40 for their community service.
A man accused of armed robbery in the parking lot of a Gainesville restaurant has been charged with additional, unrelated offenses.
One week after the coldest Thanksgiving since the early 1900s, temperatures continue to break records - in the other extreme.
"Go Big Red!"
The regional youth detention center in Gwinnett County is closing in June, with some offenders set to transfer to the Gainesville RYDC, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Thursday evening.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged a home on Etta Vesta Circle in Gainesville, authorities said.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.
Immigration attorneys are welcoming the shuttering of a Gainesville immigration detention center, owned by the city and operated by the Corrections Corp. of America.