Gainesville City Council is set to approve the use of $12,500 in SPLOST VI money today to pay for a study at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport.
A potentially cavernous sinkhole opened early Monday in a Gainesville shopping center parking lot, and fixing it is a bit complex.
The Gainesville City Board of Education will lower the tax rate for fiscal year 2015 at its Aug. 18 meeting.
A firefighter injured when a truck's ladder fell 44 feet on July 22 has been transferred to the Shepherd Center.
Zac Miller can't be certain exactly how long Timber Ridge Cemetery has been in use, but he is sure of one thing: It holds the keys to a treasure trove of local history.
Clermont officials are waiting on state approval of proposed changes to the North Hall city's charter that would divide the town into four voting wards.
The full rollout of the Affordable Care Act is far from complete, as area businesses and residents will learn at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's annual health care reform update set for Aug. 12.
Despite some financial hurdles for Habersham Medical Center, the Demorest-based hospital and Northeast Georgia Health System are still working toward a partnership of some type, officials said last week.
All four girls of the Perez family ran straight to the "salon" chairs at an event Sunday that offered free haircuts and school supplies.
Demolition has begun to make way for new construction at Brenau University.
For the fourth year in a row, students at the University of North Georgia have raised more funds for Make-A-Wish than any other in their conference, and the award they received for doing so has been renamed for one of their own.
When Gainesville college student Rachel Henderson learned a test for her online class was administered 20 miles away in Dahlonega, she opted instead to use a fee-based mobile proctoring service called ProctorU. The result, she said, was "pretty easy and kind of strange."
There's a killer that probably takes more lives than warfare. In 2003, an estimated 50,000 people died during a devastating heat wave that affected most of Europe. Even in the U.S., where air conditioning is available on a much larger scale, the hot summer of 1980 resulted in 1,250 casualties, according to the National Weather Service (nws.noaa.gov).
Weights were lifted and burpies jumped Saturday as CrossFit athletes from all over metro Atlanta and North Georgia came to compete in the inaugural Showdown on the Square.
When the people who rescue us need saving themselves, a brotherhood emerges and rushes to their aid.
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to begin accepting applications Sept. 16 for the remaining boat dock permits on Lake Lanier.
Students at North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville have been given the all-clear to re-enter most buildings on campus after a threat was written on the wall of one building.
After deadlocking earlier this month on whether to raise water rates 1 percent, Gainesville City Council will hold another vote to try and end the stalemate Tuesday night.
While county officials have requested about $14.5 million in direct investment from the state - which does not require any payback - through the Governor's Water Supply Program, they did not apply for a loan.
When Keaton Coker was struggling with brain cancer, his positivity was so persistent his family found it almost hard to believe.
Area veterans replaced old sidewalk with new bricks Wednesday at a war memorial in Gainesville's Rock Creek Park. The bricks are inscribed with the names of people who have donated money for improvements to the park's memorials, including a planned archway. More than 200 inscribed bricks were installed.
Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery D. Niles has been selected by Gov. Nathan Deal to be chairman of the Georgia State Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision.
Eric Thomas is the lone candidate in Clermont Town Council's special election set for Nov. 4.
A lost videotaped interview contributed to a murder defendant pleading guilty to a lesser charge Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court.
ATLANTA - Democrat Jason Carter picked up the endorsement of one of the largest teachers' groups in Georgia on Wednesday, a move that was largely expected but helped him underscore a central message of his campaign against Republican Gov. Nathan Deal.
The Appignani Humanist Legal Center, the legal arm of the American Humanist Association, responded to the letter by alleging that religious activity is continuing at the school and in fact "these practices have been ongoing, pervasive and longstanding."
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted earlier this month to open a pharmacy and health clinic for employees, officials debated over the best location, whether the city of Gainesville should be a partner and how much savings could be generated.
Hall County Schools' response to a letter from a humanist group that accused coaches at Chestatee High School of illegally leading students in prayer during football games and practices says the alleged offenses happened "almost a year ago."