Following a summer in which the community was up in arms over a proposed 14 percent property tax increase, only a handful of residents showed up at a Gainesville school board public hearing to discuss the tentatively adopted 12 percent tax increase.
The Gainesville City Council took the first step in adopting the city school board's proposed tax increase Tuesday, but not without some opposition.
Authorities are now saying the shooting death of a 44-year-old man Tuesday morning in Big Canoe is being investigated as self-defense.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
BRASELTON - Urgent Care Braselton is now open for patients.
Two known gang members have been arrested for their alleged roles in a drive-by shooting Sunday. Gainesville police arrested Miguel Nunez-Lerado, 20, of Gillsville Highway, following a drive-by shooting in which no one was injured. Police believe Nunez-Lerado was in a car from which shots from an air-powered BB ...
The Gwinnett County Police department has released the names of three men who were shot Saturday night at a party in Buford.
Lake Lanier is looking to close out the summer well below the normal full pool of 1,071 feet.
A 300-unit apartment complex is planned for property off Cedar Ridge Drive in South Hall.
A discarded cigarette resulted in a Saturday fire that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to an East Hall home.
Schools of choice may allow parents the power to pick, yet kids being shuttled to schools across Gainesville or to the other end of South Hall County may be whining to bus drivers, "Are we there yet?" Just this year, Hall County schools opened the World Language Academy, the system's first school of choice that accepts students countywide regardless of their home district. The World Language Academy joins the ranks of the entire Gainesville school ...
After Hurricane Ike's winds beat the coast of Texas and eventually slowed to tropical storm status Saturday, Georgia Power employees prepared to assist their fellow utility companies with the task of returning power to more than 2.5 million people in the Houston area.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
The inaugural Mary Parks Youth Champion award was given to two out of eight nominees.
The Peach State is producing far more blueberries than peaches, said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.
Rhett Lamar Conner waited for the Red Rabbit bus Wednesday afternoon at a new bus stop near Brenau University.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an event that resonates through the country to this day.
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather