Thieves always will steal valuable metals like gold and silver, but you know the economy stinks when thieves start taking steel manhole covers.
Jeff Strickland may be the most-quoted man in The Times.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
A Gainesville man died after he was struck late Friday by a car as he walked across Browns Bridge Road.
Six people were robbed at gunpoint and then tied up Saturday evening at a Gainesville home.
Economic times are hard but not enough to slow Oakwood in its pursuit for increased sewer capacity.
It's hard not to be stressed out these days.
The owner of the Hall Book Exchange celebrated the store's 25th anniversary by holding a 24-hour Read-A-Thon to benefit a local literacy group.
When you close your eyes and think of Scotland, you may envision men wearing kilts and musicians playing bagpipes, but that is not the case for 18 area students. When Jefferson High School students conjure up visions of the far away land, they see the smiling faces of their international friends. For the past 10 years, groups of Jefferson High School students have ...
For more than a year, a state grant meant to provide down-payment assistance for low- and moderate-income first-time homeowners in Flowery Branch has sat nearly unspent.
Nobody likes paying taxes, especially when money is tight.
ATLANTA - A proposed change to the way Georgia doles out teacher pensions has retired educators angry that the state wants to change a 40-year-old policy on cost-of-living adjustments.
Pink was the fashion statement of choice Saturday at the eighth annual Harvest of Hope.
While the economic outlook darkened even further with bad reports on layoffs and consumer confidence, Friday was one of the quietest days since the financial meltdown began a month ago. Wall Street's tumultuous week turned out to be its best in five years. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 127 points Friday, but turned in the strong week because of two huge days of gains - a record 936-point jump ...
A Monroe contractor has been named as the apparent low bidder for the last leg of a planned extension of Thurmon Tanner Parkway, a spokesman for the state Department of Transportation said Friday. Gary's Grading and Pipeline Co. submitted the lowest bid out of 11 bidders on the project Friday, spokesman Mark McKinnon said. The Monroe company offered to extend Thurmond Tanner Parkway from Plainview Road ...
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
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