FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch City Council voted this morning to approve a tax allocation district reimbursement request for the developer of a planned $15 million downtown project.
World Language Academy students traveled back in time on Tuesday to a world where seashells were status symbols, beads were currency and moccasin-clad men walked in front of women in the woods to fend off bears.
Their titles may vary, but they still have a few things in common: a strong work ethic, a love for service and the drive to go above the call of duty.
Judges for the Court of Appeals of Georgia heard arguments Tuesday from both the city of Gainesville and The Times regarding a dispute over the protections and exemptions of the state's Open Records law.
Artificial Christmas trees will come to life with personality at the Ninth Annual Deck the Hall event Thursday at the Gainesville Civic Center.
A Flowery Branch man was sentenced to 32 years in prison after a jury convicted him of raping his girlfriend.
When Vicki Stewart read a best-selling book written by her longtime friend Haywood Smith, she was fuming.
Anne and George Thomas were honored at the North Georgia Community Foundation's "Philanthropist of the Year" luncheon for their generous contribution of time and resources to a multitude of health care and educational agencies.
The Gainesville City Council voted to increase 2010 water and sewer rates by about 6 percent at its meeting Tuesday morning.
The Gainesville-based 802nd Ordnance Company's journey to Riverside Military Academy on Tuesday began eight months ago with an e-mail.
A man wanted on burglary charges eluded arrest this morning, prompting police to notify Enota Elementary School officials that a foot chase was under way.
Hall County has confirmed its 18th confirmed rabies case of the year in an incident involving a skunk and a dog Thursday on Farmer Road in North Hall.
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy and the old middle school will get new roofs this spring, but the Gainesville school board is asking the community for input on how to proceed with Fair Street IB World School, which continues to deteriorate under heavy rains and electrical problems.
What started out as a normal work day for truck driver Kenny Whitey quickly turned into one that would alter the course of his family's history.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.
Lindsey Shubert dialed the numbers.
Crystal Roughton hitchhiked to get to the Hall County Courthouse on time. After her newborn was taken at the hospital, Roughton had to get her baby back.
When Wendy Boswell said goodbye to her foster daughter last month, she literally ached with grief.
As she talks about the joys of working with foster children, Tyne Jackson can't help crying a little.
The removal of a child often results in three types of trauma, according to Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.
At 8:30 a.m., the briefs are organized and the coloring books are gathered. The robe goes on for Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.