The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week. High temperatures are expected to linger in the mid-40s or below for most of the week, with a chance for rain Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City. There's also a slight chance of snow from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday. The weather agency has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" that says some parts of Northeast Georgia could get overnight ...
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
An Oakwood spa agreed to close its business after an employee was arrested for prostitution in an undercover sting, law enforcement officials said.
Despite Hall County's September agreement with Gainesville to service the Gateway Industrial Centre in North Hall, Lula's role in treating wastewater for that portion of the county remains a point of contention.
President Barack Obama has nominated four judges and attorneys to serve in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, White House officials said Thursday.
Four Gainesville men will be sentenced in Gainesville's federal court on drug charges after entering guilty pleas as part of plea agreements with the government that will dismiss previously indicted charges.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum came into his first year in office focused on county employees, and said he has met his goals in that respect.
Barrow County Superintendent Wanda Creel has been announced as the sole finalist for the Gainesville City Schools superintendent position, replacing the retiring Merrianne Dyer.
Northeast Georgia welcomes winter today and a forecast calling for a sunny, cool Christmas - as usual, with no snow in sight.
A video competition has placed North Hall High School sophomore Seth Watkins in the state spotlight.
Two years ago, Dallas Cooley walked past the construction of the One World Trade Center Tower while visiting New York City.
Gainesville City Council combed through its city charter, updated to reflect the new elected mayor position, with The Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia during a Thursday retreat.
Child welfare advocates called the current foster parent shortage a "crisis" as unprecedented numbers of kids are being taken into emergency care.
An early Thursday fire that destroyed a vacant home has been labeled suspicious, fire officials said.
Gordon Pirkle spent most of last week preparing for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame's 2013 induction ceremony, only to learn the spotlight would be on him.
If you're planning an early holiday getaway, you might want to avoid the roads around the shopping areas; they'll probably be especially crowded.
City Council unanimously approved Thursday night purchasing a license plate scanning system that will let Flowery Branch police determine if an auto's owner has outstanding violations.
Hall County School District students are off for the next couple of weeks, but teachers at Mount Vernon Exploratory School spent the first day of winter break going over safety procedures.
An anti-tethering ordinance passed this month by Oakwood has lent itself to discussion about a possible countywide ban on tethering.