Georgia is undoubtedly a conservative-leaning state.
Isaac Strickland of Newnan trekked to Gainesville this weekend to see his family and take part in one of his favorite activities - cycling.
Ramped-up code enforcement efforts are not expected to be hampered despite the fact Gainesville Community Development Department officials don't expect their budget to change much in the 2015 fiscal year.
Ryan Sanders, assistant program manager with Stop Hunger Now, milled around the crowded room wearing a shirt emblazoned with "Rice Goes Last."
Lula officials are gearing up for a special election to replace City Councilman Norman Harrop, who is preparing for a move of his own.
The standard length of a school bus seat is 39 inches - that's 13 inches per student, mind you.
The University of North Georgia is continuing a series of town hall meetings for alumni and community members to weigh in on its strategic plan.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department is proposing a 2.25 percent increase in the water rate for the 2015 fiscal year, and a 1.25 percent increase in the sewer rate.
Nairika Cornett has always kept her children's exposure to technology to a minimum, but it was a hassle.
The wreck in her front yard, turning an elaborate birdhouse into a pile of lumber, helped confirm what Stephanie Scoggins already knew: Something needs to be done with Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road.
The Disabled American Veterans' hosted its "Fulfilling Our Promises" concert Saturday night at the Carlos and Sandra Cervantes Theater at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. The concert featured a variety of music, including classical, country and gospel performed by 15 musicians of various ages and backgrounds. The event was a fundraiser for DAV Chapter 17, which depends on donations and volunteers to assist area veterans and their families. In addition, the chapter provides scholarships for children of veterans and transportation to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur.
Gainesville City Council appears poised to approve the placement of a long-awaited historical marker at the site of the former Cooper Pants Factory, which burned during the April 6, 1936, tornado that devastated much of the city.
Brenau University celebrated its past with a black-tie-optional event Saturday night while sharing with guests big plans for the future.
Gainesville is fast-tracking a rezoning application so Hutton, a developer based in Chattanooga, Tenn., can proceed with purchasing and redeveloping the Lanier Plaza Shopping Center on Thompson Bridge Road.
ATLANTA - Jurors awarded the former director of Georgia's ethics commission $700,000 on Friday, ruling in her favor in a lawsuit in which she said her salary was cut and deputy title removed for investigating complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.
Lisa Ritchie has been hired as the new clerk for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
It's taken a volunteer effort to restore operating days at Bolding Mill campground in northwest Hall County.
Nine months after dropping out of a national testing consortium, Georgia is still considering testing options for the next school year.
Time to pack the cars and hit the roads - when school ends today, students in both the Gainesville and Hall County systems are on spring break.
Chris Slate didn't exactly leave the meeting a happy camper.
Flowery Branch City Council approved a request by Vulcan Materials to expand its quarry operation by an additional 41 acres.
Authorities are investigating an early Thursday boat fire on Lake Lanier, including trying to find the vessel's owners.
The attorney for a Gainesville man acquitted on charges of growing marijuana said it was much ado over bean sprouts and residue.
Twenty-two current and former sports figures and notable locals can add "celebrity server" to their resumes after working restaurant tables Thursday night for a local child abuse advocacy center.
Jamey Moore was officially approved Thursday morning as North Hall High School's next principal, and Matt Cox will join the Hall County School District's facilities department.
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
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