Gainesville and two other cities are tied for third among the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the U.S. between 2007-08, according to Census Bureau estimates released today.
It is possible that Georgia's sunshine laws may be shining brighter in the coming years.
Turnout for Tuesday's SPLOST vote was low- only 9 percent of voters decided the fate of the countywide sales tax.
House budget writers have slashed $6.2 million from a proposed academic building at Gainesville State College, leaving college officials with a planned building and not enough money to pay for it.
Conservative columnist Cal Thomas went so far as to offer up his own money when he urged anti-abortion supporters to give theirs Tuesday to the Gainesville Care Center.
The closing of a Caterpillar fuel system facility in Jefferson has caught some area officials by surprise.
Hall County residents have voted to extend SPLOST for another six years.
The new Dahlonega city councilman was able to snag his seat Tuesday with just four more votes than the competition.
Two experts differed in court Tuesday on how they interpreted tiny specks of blood found near the body of a woman who prosecutors say was murdered.
Things are looking up for Waterstone Crossing, a Flowery Branch town home development that had, like many other fledgling developments, stumbled in the deep recession.
The City Council approved a budget adjustment Tuesday that shrinks city spending by more than $300,000. The revised budget will include a 5 percent reduction in all city departments' operating costs, and accounts for significant losses in sales tax revenue.
The revised budget will include a 5 percent reduction in all city departments' operating costs, and accounts for significant losses in sales tax revenue.
A wastewater overflow within the Gainesville sewer system caused about 5,400 gallons to flow into a tributary of Flat Creek on Tuesday afternoon.
A fire that damaged a home early Monday in the Morgan Creek Subdivision in Jefferson has been ruled an arson by state officials.
Five vehicles were involved in a chain of rear-end collisions this morning on Thompson Bridge Road at Club Drive.
Despite drastic reductions in revenue this year, the Gainesville school board is hopeful it will pay off $1.8 million of its estimated $5.8 million deficit this summer.
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