Food stamp recipients are seeing their benefits reduced this month due to an end in federal stimulus funding.
Gainesville City Council has added descriptions and more information to its agendas after discussing the issue at its work session last week.
Some seniors in Hall County may go without food through the Meals on Wheels program thanks to a looming second round of sequestration cuts in federal aid.
A water study involving the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin will resume, but the private group funding the effort may put the clamps on information being released until the study is finished.
Nearly two months after the topic was broached, the Gainesville City Board of Education will not move forward on having long-range rifles in middle and high schools at the work session tonight.
On Sunday afternoon, a group of men and women joined in a celebration after several years of effort and commitment.
Water work on the new Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road bridge at the Lake Lanier Olympic Center is now expected to begin before Thanksgiving.
Jury selection is set to begin today in the trial of Paul J. Bennett, charged with homicide in a June 18, 2012, boat collision that killed two boys.
Heritage Academy has held banquets in the past to help meet a need for the school. Now, the school the has a new goal it wants to meet: its own place to call home. Saturday night, the academy held its first Heritage Academy Gala: Raising A Generation For Christ at Lakewood Baptist Church. The night featured dinner, live and silent auctions and guest speaker, Pam Tebow, mother of former NFL Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow. ...
The consequences of drug addiction can carry a heavy toll for the tiniest people: newborn babies who suffer from withdrawal.
Hotels in Gainesville are seeing a steady stream of guests, and that's paying off for the city in tax revenue.
It wasn't your typical fall afternoon of football, though judging purely by the crowd's reaction, it felt like the Georgia-Florida game.
Hall County Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee is hoping, come Tuesday, that 2013 will look a lot like 2003.
Along with the usual exams, homework and standardized tests teachers and students go through on a regular basis, there now are five surveys in place in Georgia education.
No one was hurt Saturday when Hall County Fire Services crews battled a house fire in the 4000 block of Fieldstone Court in North Hall County.
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