The Hall County Board of Commissioners and various department heads gathered Wednesday morning to brainstorm ways to save money by cutting fuel costs as the upcoming year looms with a tight budget and high gas prices.
Hall County has racked up its 28th rabies case this year.
Gainesville City Council members said yes to a happy hour ordinance Tuesday, but added a stipulation that keeps restaurant owners from selling cheaper alcohol on Sunday.
Georgia's labor commissioner said Monday that it could be 12 to 18 months before the state begins to emerge from the economic condition that has driven unemployment rolls higher.
The president of the Georgia Retail Association said Monday that while final numbers are not in, he believes the state's retailers saw more dollars come into their stores because of the sales tax holiday.
Summer is the growing season, not just for plants but for Gainesville's medical community.
Some local schools are making the transition from summer to fall a little easier for families by giving them the option of ordering school supplies so they are ready for kids when they start school this week.
Interim Superintendent Merrianne Dyer said Monday night that she believes that passing the Gainesville city school system's 2008-09 budget in August is "of utmost importance."
A small alligator recently spotted in Lake Lanier has been causing such a stir, you'd think someone had seen the Loch Ness monster.
Hall County's new public information officer Nikki Young worked her first day Monday, but she is no newcomer to Hall County government.
High diesel prices might place future out-of-state field trips out of reach for students in Hall County schools.
Melia Glover, 5, will attend the new Chestnut Mountain Elementary School starting Thursday.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine said Monday he is "very concerned" about a mistake that caused the personal information of thousands of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia members to be mailed to the wrong people.
Despite the 2 inches of rain that fell during the past week in Gainesville, the level of Lake Lanier didn't budge much, and the prospects for rain don't look so good this week.
Randall Popham loves the visibility for his church but especially is grateful that the newly widened Dawsonville Highway has made traveling much easier for congregation members.
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