Fearing another Hurricane Katrina, electricians and friends Aaron Plecenik and David Green decided to leave New Orleans on Friday. Plecenik, accompanied by Lisa James, Green, with Louise West, ended up in Gainesville, where Green lived and worked for nine years before going to New Orleans four years ago.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Jim and Sharon Daniel used to travel from Westminster, S.C., to the Mall of Georgia in Buford for their shopping needs. That is, until Monday.
Public government meetings coming up this week include:
The Georgia State Patrol worked 1,462 wrecks as of Sunday evening, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
There has been a nationwide shortage of nurses for at least two decades. But it's not because nobody wants to be a nurse.
Tropical Storm Fay provided some relief last week to Lake Lanier.
Rhonda Poston-O'Connor may be out as Forsyth County's manager, but at least one commissioner isn't ruling out her return as early as January.
The dense North Georgia woods seem to lend themselves to the kind of mystery that breeds tales of the supernatural.
Members of Aposento Alto Church of God in Gainesville spent Labor Day relaxing at Laurel Park in North Hall and feasting on grilled chicken and steak.
An 18-year-old man drowned Sunday in a creek at Eagle Ranch, a Christian-based children's home in South Hall.
Hall County Fire Services is accepting applications for its upcoming Citizens Fire Academy.
The solid waste/recycling schedule for the city of Gainesville will bealtered because of Monday's Labor Day Holiday. No garbage routes will be run Monday. Instead, Monday customers will be picked up Tuesday; Tuesday customers will be picked up Wednesday. Thursday and Friday routes will not be changed.
Rain from Tropical Storm Fay earlier this week pushed up the level of Lake Lanier by more than 2 feet, but the lake is still lower than it has ever been at this time of year.
an with child molestation after he reportedly exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl in Buford.
The quick actions of neighbors helped Gainesville police arrest a robbery suspect.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather