Georgia wildlife authorities are looking into reports that a large black bear is menacing at least one resident in the Dawsonville area in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains.
Hall County will have three locations for the fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday.
Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, wove jokes and entertaining remarks with serious answers on policy issues at Thursday's Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Students at Mount Vernon Exploratory School were rewarded Thursday for their efforts to encourage fitness at their school. A group of children did a run and a tennis shoe collection earlier in the school year and more recently the school raised money to buy an Xbox gaming system and games for the physical education department. The children gathered in the school's driveway for their reward - watching Greg Cochran pull a Ford F150 pickup along the pavement.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed the second edition of a criminal justice bill into law Thursday, calling the legislation another step toward making the state "smarter on crime."
Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill Wednesday that aims to fix some unintended consequences of the state's 2011 crackdown on illegal immigration.
The Times' annual summer leisure guide, Splash!, will be published with the May 26 edition. It will include stories about summer fun on Lake Lanier and in Northeast Georgia, plus event calendars from Memorial Day through the end of August.
Hall County commissioners said Wednesday night they will not take a second vote to accept federal money to continue operating the Red Rabbit fixed-route bus service.
Reagan Floyd was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and a mild intellectual delay when she was about 2 years old.
Testimony continued Wednesday in the trial of a Gainesville man charged with rape. In addition to the four counts of rape, Jose Luis Aguilar faces two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator Joel Edgerton testified along with Julie Battle, forensic interviewer from Brenau University, and a therapist from the Children's Center for Hope & ...
Georgia experienced slightly fewer motorcyclist fatalities in 2012 than in 2011, according to statistics compiled by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
More than $26,000 in refunds hasn't been claimed for water accounts with the Gainesville Public Utilities Department, according to a news release from the city.
A joint law enforcement investigation has resulted in one arrest and the seizure of an estimated $34,000 in suspected methamphetamine.
The designs for a new courthouse and jail in downtown Cumming have entered the final stages before construction starts in July.
The Lake Lanier Olympic Center could soon see a rebirth if current discussions about restoring the site to its past glory bear fruit.
The work week begins with - you guessed it - a chance for more rain.
A couple of organizations that sprang out of last summer's Lake Lanier tragedies still are forging ahead, notwithstanding successes during the past Georgia General Assembly.
When the new teacher evaluation system first rolled out, there was a lot of apprehension as state leaders talked about tying the evaluations to how teachers are paid.
If your spring cleaning has stalled because you don't know what to do with piles of documents, Shred Away Cancer may be able to help.
The rain has eased up for now, but more may be on the way.
Gainesville Rotary Club Derby Party chair Chris Slate, center, greets Jerry and Leslie Williams at the Elks Club on Riverside Drive Saturday afternoon. Leslie Williams would later win the best woman's hat award at Saturday's event coinciding with the Kentucky Derby. The party, the first of a possible annual event, helped raise money for the Rotary's various charitable causes, Slate said. Partygoers paid $50 each at the door, bid on auction items such as gift ...
You might think giving away a kidney would slow 57-year-old athlete Kelly Parham down a little, but it hasn't.
While construction is rolling along on most of Ga. 347 in South Hall, the last link of that project - between McEver Road and Lake Lanier Islands - is in the throes of design.
One month after David Sanchez was killed, his family and friends said they would wear black until his killer was brought to justice.
Evelyn Franklin, co-owner of gift shop Cozy Corner on Gainesville's downtown square, said Internet retailers that don't charge sales tax on online purchases hurt her business.
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