Two Hall County residents have filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Flowery Branch and its police department, saying its officers violated their civil rights by detaining them without cause while out of the department's jurisdiction.
When sending out Christmas cards this year, groups who support veterans and active duty troops want you to consider adding one more to your list: a soldier or veteran who can't be home for the holidays.
It's called Midnight Madness, but few waited until midnight to get ready. For the fourth year, many stores at North Georgia Premium Outlets opened their doors for a day of shopping that continued until 10 p.m. Friday.
In what could be the worst holiday shopping season for retailers in decades, there's one thing that's still sure to sell: Barbie dolls.
While high-tech, interactive gadgets and the latest version of the perennial "hot toy," Elmo, promise to move off store shelves, it's the old standby from Mattel that debuted nearly 50 years ago that has made the top of this year's top toys for girls list, compiled by the National Retail Federation from a national survey of likely toy shoppers.
As a warm November sun beamed down Thursday on Gainesville, about 400 homeless men and women stirred from under the city's bridges, stoops and shelters and flocked to Good News at Noon to gobble down the grandest Thanksgiving feast ever served at the ministry.