Flowery Branch and Braselton were among seven Georgia cities awarded funding for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements through the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority.
A Gainesville manufacturer that has outgrown its current site plans to develop a new headquarters, engineering, sales and production center.
Freezing temperatures Thursday gave residents of a senior home in Gainesville an unwelcome surprise when water pipes burst.
As rising temperatures Thursday started melting away this week's winter mess, officials started assessing the damage from a storm that pummeled much of Georgia earlier in the week, especially the Atlanta area.
Hall County schools remain closed today due to a water main break in front of Chestatee High School, cutting off water to both the high school and Chestatee Middle School.
Ridership levels on Hall Area Transit's Red Rabbit bus routes have rebounded since new fares were implemented last October, but revenue from the service remains flat.
Law enforcement and court officials are touting a new court that Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch said will help close more cases, enhance public access to hearings and save money by reducing inmate transports.
A Gainesville man was acquitted on felony rape and kidnapping charges and convicted of three misdemeanors Thursday afternoon by a Hall County jury.
Flowery Branch has named Hall County Board of Commissioners Clerk Melissa McCain as its replacement for Marja Burney, who resigned the position Jan 9.
Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate declined to 5.7 percent in December, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.9 percent in November, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has canceled a public information open house set for 5-7 tonight to discuss the proposed detour in a Banks County bridge replacement project.
Cars slipped and slid throughout Northeast Georgia on Wednesday as some drivers ventured out on icy roads, but no major injuries were reported.
Reaction to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address continued to pour in Wednesday from Georgia's political leaders, with opinions predictably falling along partisan lines.
Wintry weather and school buses on roads rarely mix, which is why both Will Schofield and Merrianne Dyer were on the edge of their seats Monday night.
The winter weather may be a catastrophe for some, but for many local residents it means a day away from work or school, playing in the snow.
After Marsha Glover thanked the jurors and state's attorneys, she held her husband in a long embrace. It was an emotional release for the stepmother who said it was a "fight" for justice in the death of her son, Kile Glover.
The annual Arbor Day Celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Don Carter State Park in Gainesville.
A new traffic signal has started operating at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
Those looking for work are invited to take part in a regional job fair next week in Cumming.
"Don't give up, don't give out and don't give in."
A Lumpkin County inmate captured late Wednesday after he spent nearly 24 hours on the run has two more felony charges to add to the seven he already was facing.
Local schools can rest easy as the state Board of Education has eased up on requirements to make up lost days.
Severe thunderstorms are forecasted to hit overnight throughout North Georgia and could bring isolated tornadoes.
Escaped Lumpkin County inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday about a half-mile from the Lumpkin sheriff's office, Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett said this morning via email.
The Central Hall Multiuse Trail is about to gear up as a project but gear down on the name.
The board of directors of the North Georgia Community Foundation has elected James McCoy as chairman for 2014.
Escaped inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday, Lumpkin County Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett confirmed.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
Braving winter weather
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.