Many burning questions about how $77 billion in federal stimulus funds marked for education will prop up local budgets this year went unanswered in a statewide conference call with State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox.
Phyllis Moore inherited her late uncle's collection of stamps from the Civil War era and coins that dated back to 1650. On Thursday, the Habersham County resident came to Gainesville to find out the value of her inherited items and perhaps sell them.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, was among those on hand Thursday as President Barack Obama pumped health care allies and skeptics alike for ways to overhaul the nation's costly and frustrating system.
A registered nurse and longtime employee of Good News Clinics has been named executive director of the organization, which provides medical and dental care to uninsured Hall County residents who can't afford it.
Local governments, schools and public agencies are bracing for the impact of a 26-cent-per-gallon state excise tax on gasoline, which will contribute to $850 million or more in revenue for road and bridge projects across Georgia, that takes effect Wednesday.
The shake-up of an oversight committee for the Chicopee Woods Golf Course was completed Tuesday, the latest move prompted by poor conditions and slipping revenues at the 600-acre course in Gainesville.