JEFFERSON - About a dozen Jackson County residents attended a Jefferson City Council public hearing concerning the rezoning and annexation of 35 county properties into the city limits.
The conventional wisdom is that when Wal-Mart or any other "big-box" retailer moves into town, local businesses shrivel up and die. But that's not always the case.
While Gainesville officials tried Monday evening to stress the benefits of becoming a city resident to property owners who might be affected by a massive annexation of county islands, many of the property owners remained concerned about how the annexation would affect their tax bills.
A 29-year-old White County man was found dead early Monday morning in a burning building near the Hall County line.
Due to state revenue shortfalls and less student population growth in the Hall County school system than expected, the Hall County Board of Education cut more than $5.5 million from this year's budget, according to the Hall County schools deputy superintendent.
Life moves in cycles here in Iraq.
ATLANTA - Fiery Georgia House Speaker Glenn Richardson has survived a challenge for his gavel.
At Monday's work session, Hall County Commissioner Bobby Banks recommended interim Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee-Hunter be appointed Hall County's elections director.
On Monday, the Gainesville Police Department officially retired two of its former police dogs and introduced the department's newest addition - two Belgian Malinois.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A year in the making, South Hall's newest bank on Spout Springs Road has caught the eye of motorists and gawking children alike.
People interested in good music and protecting the environment gathered near Murrayville this weekend for the Fourth Annual HemlockFest.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
Republicans in the Georgia House of Representatives will gather this morning to elect their party officers, including speaker of the House. It marks the first time since the GOP took control of the House in 2004 that Speaker Glenn Richardson faces a challenge from within his own party.
The Martin brothers went off to war not knowing if they'd ever see each other again, and it was nearly two years before they were reunited on their family's farm.
Most residents of assisted living facilities are old enough to remember a time when doctors made house calls.
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
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.
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather