The Southeast is home to half of the top 10 best places for business and careers for a third straight year in Forbes annual ranking.
Gainesville State College students squared off Monday afternoon to debate the existence of barriers for women in the workplace as part of the school's Great Gender Debate. Five Gainesville State College students - three women and two men - comprised a student panel that debated the realities of the theorized "glass ceiling" and affirmative action, as well as the effect Mattel's unrealistically proportioned Barbie doll has on young girls. <p ...
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, told members of the Rotary Club of Gainesville on Monday that a financial crisis looms in the federally funded Medicare program a decade from now. Deal, ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Health, told the civic club that a significant population in the 9th Congressional District, which he represents, is already dependent on government health care programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid. The 9th ...
BUFORD - When it opened 34 years ago, the PineIsle Resort was the crown jewel of Lake Lanier. The hotel was the first major venue at Lake Lanier Islands and continued to be a popular destination for both tourists and conventions. The 254-room hotel went through a succession of owners. The final one, Marriott Corp., closed the hotel on Nov. 4, 2005. The terms of the lease of the ...
In eight years with Home Development Resources, Mary Ledbetter, the organization's executive director, said she has never experienced a foreclosure rate as high as the one that plagues Hall County.
HOMER - What does it take to assemble Georgia's Largest Easter Egg Hunt? How about 100,000 individually wrapped candy eggs, 100 plastic prize eggs, volunteers and 10 acres of prime egg-hunting real estate.
Being diagnosed with cancer is like being thrown into a maze and not knowing how to find your way out.
Drive by any church in the Gainesville area today and you're likely to see a lot more cars than usual.
What kid doesn't love a treasure hunt?
GAINESVILLE -- Environmentalists and Gainesville officials agree that Flat Creek is a lot better than it was about 10 years ago.
If you want to give your child a gift this Easter, the Georgia Department of Agriculture recommends that you stick with marshmallow Peeps and chocolate bunnies rather than their living counterparts.
The receded waters of Lake Lanier, low pool and all, will be on display for a national audience of fishing enthusiasts this summer when the Outdoor Channel airs an edition of "Ultimate Match Fishing" that wrapped up Saturday at the Lake Lanier Islands resort. For bass fishermen, the low lake has been a boon, and attracted the cable network to Lanier for the first time for its invitational tournament. <p ...
ATLANTA - A word of Dutch origin ended an East Hall Middle School eighth-grader's third and deepest run as a spelling bee champion.
When federal authorities last August announced the indictments of 25 defendants of mostly Cuban descent in connection with a large-scale marijuana "grow house" operation, it was thought that the organization had been dismantled.
Dr. Doug Tanner has a simple technique for vaccinating a long, tail-wagging line of furry, four-legged animals for rabies: "Hurry."
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