The Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday to approve an audit of commercial solid waste companies that legally operate within the city.
BY JEFF GILL email@example.com With construction under way on Flowery Branch's first hotel, City Council is looking to adopt a 5 percent hotel-motel tax. Council is scheduled to discuss the matter and possibly give its first OK to the tax at today's regularly scheduled meeting, which is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall, 5517 Main St. According to state ...
Investigators with the Gwinnett County Police Department arrested 36-year-old Iniabel Ferrer of Buford and obtained arrest warrants for 44-year-old Jose Luis Ciuro of Buford in connection with them obtaining personal and medical information from six elderly Alzheimer's patients that were being cared for at a nursing home in Buford.
Hall County jurors will be asked to pack their bags this morning for a death penalty trial that will have them sequestered in an area hotel until its conclusion. Final jury selection of 16 people, including four alternates, is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the trial of Ignacio Vergara. Opening statements are slated for this afternoon.
A landlocked property owner on Cleveland Highway created his own problem, the Hall County Planning Commission decided Monday.
A library nearly the length of a football field will have its grand opening today at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.
After months of wrestling with figures, the Gainesville City Board of Education finally approved a budget for this fiscal year.
Here's some reassuring news for parents: Despite the financial troubles facing Georgia's public schools, at least the kids won't starve.
The Oakwood Planning Commission voted Monday night to recommend that City Council approve annexing parts or all of six city "islands," or unincorporated areas surrounded by the city.
Feel the traffic suddenly pick up Monday on Mundy Mill Road?
Not since native son Jimmy Carter lost to Ronald Reagan in 1980 has Hall County voted for a Democrat for president. However, party loyalists on both sides are taking the 2008 campaign seriously and have opened campaign headquarters in Gainesville.
A recount this morning has confirmed the results of the Aug. 5 runoff election, with Jim Boff edging Julie Tressler by 30 votes for the District 5 seat on the Forsyth County Commission.
Fieldale Farms Corp., the Baldwin-based poultry processor, has announced the layoff of 20 administrative employees and plans to leave 10 other positions vacant.
A meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City said new models from the National Hurricane Center indicate the possibility of beneficial rains for Georgia this weekend from the remnants of Tropical Storm Fay.
"Run for your life" isn't just a figure of speech.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
The inaugural Mary Parks Youth Champion award was given to two out of eight nominees.
The Peach State is producing far more blueberries than peaches, said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.
Rhett Lamar Conner waited for the Red Rabbit bus Wednesday afternoon at a new bus stop near Brenau University.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an event that resonates through the country to this day.
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
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