When she decided not to run for election to another term as Gainesville's Ward 1 representative on the City Council in 2003, Gainesville's first female mayor, Emily "Sissy" Lawson, called Ruth Bruner.
A 22-year-old Oakwood man was killed and a passenger was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in a wreck on Old Flowery Branch Road, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Make sure to bundle up youngsters heading back to school this week.
A murder indictment returned against a man accused of killing the 1-year-old daughter of his girlfriend will stand, though prosecutors were unable to tell a grand jury what weapon they think was used.
JEFFERSON - Having the proper support system can make or break a business, which is why the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce is launching its Chamber Ambassador program.
Small businesses have had to be creative and try a number of things to get by in these hard economic times.
Dr. Richard Olson believes his appointment to the Commission on Cancer will let him combine an interest in information technology with his dedication to treating cancer patients.
CUMMING - A federal judge has denied Forsyth County's request to stop development at Bethel Park.
Winding paths are the surest way to surmount a mountain. Gainesville Middle School art teacher Mitch Freeman embraces this notion in his painted elephant sculpture to be showcased at a May art exhibition billed as London's biggest.
If marriage is meant to be a lifetime journey, then what is a 5½-month trek through the wilderness, wading through waist-deep waters and pausing breathless at scenic overlooks?
Mitch Farmer's heart was flawed but big.
Barring a drastic economic turnaround, state budgets cuts for public schools, technical colleges and universities in 2009 may pale in comparison to the end result of state cuts for 2010.
Jane Nichols says she never got into police work with the goal of becoming chief, but that she's also up for the job.
A government system in Gainesville in which the residents specifically designate the city's mayor as such may be years away.
In 2009, the economy was on everyone's mind.
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LOUDON, N.H. - Kevin Harvick has thrived as NASCAR's version of a Game 7 master, steeling his nerves and flourishing in those win-or-else races ...
Patients suffering from heart failure now can get help through the area's first advanced inpatient heart failure treatment unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
The August unemployment rate of just 4.4 percent in metropolitan Gainesville, which includes all of Hall County, is both a positive sign of local ...
Work is halfway done on the second phase of the long-awaited four-lane Appalachian Parkway on the west side of Cleveland.
After watching the weeklong trial, family members of Iris Romero-Banegas said they couldn't believe the not guilty verdict on murder charges faced by Ofelia ...
The two friends like to "hunt out" fun places to visit, and that search brought them Wednesday to downtown Flowery Branch, where they enjoyed a ...
Lydia Meek will not be held back.
Hall County schools and businesses want to connect students with employers. That mirrors state efforts, which have been recognized nationally.
The grounds are lined with trash rather than flowers. No birds sing from shaking limbs along the gravel road entrance. And the stray cats act ...
At one time, Taste of Gainesville was called Dinner on the Docks. But by any name, the fare is just as delicious.
Friends of Don Carter State Park sponsored the third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival on Saturday to raise awareness for the park and supply funding ...
New year, different trash
Sandy Rivera is teaching AP human geography - and an advanced placement course - at Gainesville High School for the first time.
For 14 years, Gene "Coffee King" Burch, 68, would hold court as the manager of Common Grounds Coffee Shoppe and Deli in Flowery Branch.
A Virginia man going the wrong way on Interstate 85 in Jackson County was killed in a fiery crash early Friday when his vehicle struck ...
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