A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect throughout North Georgia today until 11 p.m.
The National Weather Service is reporting a chyance of isolated thunderstorms across North and Central Georgia this afternoon and evening. Some could bring frequent lightning, hail and strong winds up to 45 mph.
Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, said he voted against the "cap and trade" bill that narrowly passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday night, despite a conservative talk show host's claim that the Republican congressman would vote with House Democrats.
Gainesville officials violated the state's Open Records Act when they refused to provide The Times with information tied to an investigation of former City Manager Bryan Shuler, a Hall County judge has decided.
JEFFERSON - A man charged in a 2006 Hoschton quadruple murder had his first substantive court hearing in more than a year Thursday, though it appears unlikely his case will go before a jury before 2010.
Gainesville officials are looking at ways to ease traffic and congestion for public safety vehicles on some residential streets, including making Hillcrest Avenue and Dyer Street one-way fares, and will discuss the latest proposals at a work session this week.
Step inside the little building behind Johnny's BBQ and you'll find yourself squinting through a dense, hickory-flavored fog. There's a rotisserie oven with chicken wings that go for $1 a piece. There's a smoker the size of a sedan with 20 hams sizzling away.