ATLANTA - Governor Sonny Perdue said he still has "absolute confidence" in state transportation commissioner Gena Abraham.
A judge heard testimony Thursday in the case of a Flowery Branch man charged with trying to abduct a woman in a grocery store parking lot last month.
Evans' replacement would be responsible for helping oversee state roads. Here is more about what the board does and its responsibilities:
The most immediate question for the State Transportation Board is the future of Gena Abraham.
The accolades continued Thursday for retiring Hall County Animal Control
The proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for an interim operating agreement on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system was met with lukewarm enthusiasm by the president of the Lake Lanier Association. "At least the corps is listening," said Jackie Joseph, who heads the advocacy group. "Of course this is going to have to go to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and I assume we may hit a roadblock." ...
The warden of Hall County's Correctional Institution spent much of Wednesday morning justifying his request for more than $3 million at the third round of county budget hearings.
About 25 people from St. Michael Catholic Church in Gainesville will travel to New York today to attend one of the first papal ceremonies with Pope Benedict XVI in the United States.
A 2-year-old Gainesville girl was flown from Grady Memorial Hospital to a specialized hospital in Ohio for young burn victims Wednesday.
A Gainesville man is being held in the Gwinnett County jail on charges that he raped two female teenagers during psychotherapy sessions at his former Lawrenceville home.
A much lower-than-projected monthly revenue check has Hall County school officials concerned that a weakening economy might be taking a toll on its vaunted 1-cent sales tax program.
A group of Gainesville Catholics are on their way to worship with Pope Benedict XVI during his first trip to the United States since he was named the head of the Roman Catholic Church in 2005. The group, about 26 members of St. Michael Catholic Church, are headed to New York to attend a papal Mass Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
ATLANTA - A Gainesville firm was among the regional nominees at the annual Georgia Manufacturing Appreciation Week awards luncheon. Stork Gamco, a maker of automated poultry processing equipment, was nominated by Lanier Technical College.
JEFFERSON - The man who faces the death
Hours after Mike Evans announced his resignation, many area officials who lobbied hard to keep him on the state Department of Transportation Board for five more years say they are shocked at his decision to leave - especially after such a hard-fought battle only three months ago.
Braving winter weather