Editor's note: State Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, currently is in Iraq as a U.S. Air Force Reserve chaplain. He began his service there earlier this month. He is reporting weekly on the activities at his location.
Fire swept through a North Hall home Sunday morning, causing an estimated $35,000 in damage and displacing the man who lived there.
As the gas shortage brought on by Hurricanes Ike and Gustav stretches on in Gainesville and metro Atlanta, it seems some people may be getting a little testy.
In recent years, there has been a push to have automated external defibrillators made available in public places. These devices can shock a heart back to life when someone goes into cardiac arrest.
HOSCHTON - Anne Chapman had driven by the alpaca farm plenty of times on her way to her father-in-law's house.
Parents of Hall County students probably don't know Eloise Barron, but she's the one who directed the implementation of the state curriculum all Georgia kids study every day.
A Mount Airy soldier who had recently returned from a deployment to Iraq was killed Saturday in a wreck in White County.
Just a couple more days and it's burn, baby, burn.
Bargains still fill the former Potter's House at 328 Oak St. in Gainesville.
When the annual Lake Lanier Association Shore Sweep started in 1988, perhaps 100 people, mostly owners of property on the lake, spent the morning filling garbage bags with debris strewn along the banks of the water.
Nick Vujicic, 25, from Australia, was born without arms and legs, but has not let that stop him from living his life.
When the annual Lake Lanier Shore Sweep started in 1988, perhaps 100 people, mostly owners of property on the lake, spent the morning filling garbage bags with debris strewn along the banks of the water.
Now's the time for Oakwood businesses to make sure their property is free of litter and spills.
It was in the dark of winter in 1991 when a bright-eyed social worker gave Robin Hale the news that he had tested positive for HIV.
Many know of SPLOST as a tiny tax with a funny acronym, but a lot happens between the time the 1-cent sales tax is collected and the capital projects are completed.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather