A public hearing is planned for the annexation and rezoning of a large swath of unincorporated county land into Flowery Branch.
Transportation planners were hoping today would mark the end of short-term federal funding and Wednesday would start a period of sustained flowing of highway dollars to states and local projects.
Plans to build a 219-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier, has pitted city and county officials in another conflict over "island" properties.
A Flowery Branch woman is hospitalized at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville after being diagnosed with flesh-eating bacteria.
Three people accused of obstructing a federal investigation into a motorcycle club with alleged criminal ties were acquitted Thursday in United States District Court.
ATLANTA - Georgia's highway department is spending thousands of dollars in taxpayer money for rush-hour radio ads that brag about the department but provide little practical information to the public.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader joined Tumblr founder David Karp and others on a panel Friday addressing the usefulness of master of business administration programs.
Kim Whitworth of northwest Hall County has no memory of her father, but that hasn't stopped the flow of emotions through the years as she has sought to learn more about his fate in the Vietnam War.
The Interactive Neighborhood for Kids offered North Georgia residents a chance Sunday in Gainesville to learn how to react in emergencies.
Gasoline prices in the Gainesville area are likely to drop through the end of the year, following a trend across the nation, according to a spokesman for AAA.
The Longstreet Clinic has embarked on a series of renovations to better care for patients and has also expanded services and hours.
A Gainesville woman's lawsuit alleging racial discrimination by the Georgia Republican Party is moving forward, with the party responding to the accusations, according to court records.
A year ago, Kelsey Bishop had cancer and needed a bone marrow transplant.
The accused gunman in the Aug. 15 shooting of two women at Atlanta Street Apartments was indicted Wednesday on nine counts.
The Dawsonville man accused of murdering his cellmate in the Hall County Jail will be evaluated for mental competency.
It's not easy to get a job these days, but the task is considerably more difficult for people with disabilities.
Gainesville schools have changed the way they grade middle school students, but the change is not a drastic one, according to Sarah Bell, the district's chief academic officer.
From pirates to rock stars and everything in between, area mothers and sons donned their best Halloween costumes Thursday for a night of dancing at the Gainesville Civic Center. The mother-son dance served as a way for family members to bond with one another, while also continuing a tradition that has gone on for the past 11 years. Every costume from the funny to the scary was seen, as attendees showed off their dance moves for all to see.
The controversy over whether to close the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing continues unabated after the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday night delayed a decision on abandoning the road.
Some people might expect life in the Governor's Mansion to be stuffy or formal, but Georgia's first ladies say it was filled with laughter and family.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Gainesville will offer the following workshop for individuals who are interested in either starting or growing a new venture.
Two adults and two children were hospitalized Thursday morning after a near head-on collision at the entrance to Silver City Elementary School by the Forsyth-Dawson County line.
Gainesville's jobless rate took a big drop in September, and with Lake Lanier Islands Resort and Wal-Mart hiring for new operations, it's likely to continue falling.
Some corn mazes are supposed to be scary. But corn maze operators want customers scared for the right reasons and say they invest time and money to ensure safety.
Hall County SWAT team worked with 28 local, state and federal agencies in a three-month child pornography investigation, leading to 18 arrests Wednesday.
By the time Dennis Marx drove onto the Forsyth County Courthouse plaza June 6 and started a gunbattle with sheriff's deputies, he had already shot himself in the leg, according to information authorities released Tuesday.