Northeast Georgia residents celebrated the Fourth of July on Friday, with the American Legion Paul E. Bolding Post 7's fireworks display being one of the highlights. Laurel Park on Lake Lanier in Gainesville was the site for the annual pyrotechnics, which also included an offseason visit from Santa Claus.
The cost of providing medical and disability care for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is growing with each passing day, and peak spending will not occur for another 30 to 40 years.
Temperatures were hot, but an occasional breeze cooled things a bit, and the grassy hillside offered scenic views of Lake Lanier.
The content may be free to end users, but website design and maintenance take time and cost money. It's no exception for area county and city governments, with thousands of tax dollars spent for original design or redesign work.
The iconic image of Rosie the Riveter working in factories and keeping the country's economic engine running while young men fought overseas in World War II remains a staple of American lore.
ATLANTA - The Associated Press sat down recently with the two Republicans competing for Georgia's open Senate seat to discuss three key issues.
Investigators with child protective services have been ordered to work at least eight hours per week of overtime to address 3,300 overdue cases statewide.
A person who was reported to have drowned has been found safe, according to Hall County Fire Services.
Athens Street at the railroad crossing will be closed from Monday to Aug. 1 in Gainesville, the city has announced.
The three men slipped out of their vehicles as the passenger van rolled up at daybreak Tuesday at the Big Lots in Gainesville.
As boaters take to the water in droves, one captain, as he styles himself, is hoping his Lake Lanier business stays afloat in the minds of boaters who drink alcohol in America's honor.
A day outdoors could leave you with a lot more than a suntan this summer; if you walk near tall grass, you could come home with ticks.
Gainesville has accepted a $1 million grant from the state to build affordable homes in the city.
Local government officials are considering delaying a vote on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax from this fall to spring 2015.
In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the Board of Education has renewed its contract with an area college.
A Hall County judge has set an Aug. 12 court date to rule on a civil case in Superior Court involving two former deputies.
Two employees of a Cumming weight-loss center and a medical doctor affiliated with the office face charges in connection with a prescription drug fraud investigation.
A chance of thunderstorms today in Northeast Georgia may break this summer's typical weather pattern.
ATLANTA - A Gainesville woman who was fired from her job as executive assistant to the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party has filed a federal lawsuit claiming race discrimination.
Still strong in my resolve to figure out the basics of swimming, I arrive at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center ready to get back in the water,
The state will not put Tommy Lee Waldrip to death today as scheduled.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Sunshine on a Ranney Day and Ride to Give have teamed to give 11-year-old Callie Truelove, born with Williams syndrome, a new therapy room in her family's Gainesville home.
Records show a Hall County jail sergeant fired for allegedly punching an inmate in June had been transferred to the jail shortly after a two-day suspension in 2012.
A scam targeting residential and commercial Georgia Power customers in the past week in North Georgia has been reported to law enforcement, the Gainesville Police Department reported.
The Loomis Bros. Circus this weekend will be at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center at 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville. Tickets are available online or at the gate, cash only. Friday's show will be at 7 p.m., and Saturday show hours are 1, 4 and 7 p.m. The show features acrobats, clowns, aerialists and thrill acts as well as elephants and royal Bengal and white Siberian tigers. All seating is general admission. The on-site box office opens one hour before showtimes, and doors open approximately 45 minutes prior to showtimes. Adult tickets are $20 with a $2.09 ...
Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown said he would like to see area road planners consider more than just adding asphalt in future road-widening projects.
Steven Ellis has called off the dogs.