The state's Environmental Protection Division fined the Gainesville Public Utilities Department for unpermitted discharges last year into Limestone Creek and Lake Lanier.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is holding its third annual "Be Kind to Animals Week" kids art contest.
Last week's icy weather directly contributed to the death of two people in Dahlonega, officials said Thursday.
JEFFERSON - Instead of approving a calendar for the 2010-11 school year, the Jefferson City Schools Board of Education has postponed taking action for at least another month.
A North Hall resident was taken to a hospital as a precaution for minor smoke inhalation from a fire that destroyed his home Thursday.
HOSCHTON - Those who live or work in Hoschton will soon have to rely solely on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for police assistance.
The 1-year-old Gainesville CareHere clinic open to city employees and their families has been successful in improving employee health while reducing medical costs, according to city administrators.
Carlton Hicks was shocked by what he saw during a church mission trip in June. Haiti's poverty was absolute and widespread.
Hall County government offices will be closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday, and again on Tuesday for a mandatory employee furlough day.
The state agency that oversees the Hall County office of the Division of Family and Children Services strongly disputes a judge's contention that the office has reached near-crisis levels in staffing.
Not all tax preparers are created equal, at least according to the IRS.
Hall County is holding on to a number of properties that just won't sell.
A commercial building on Athens Highway burned Wednesday morning in the latest in a spate of cold-weather fires.
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Instead of his usual yard work, retired Juvenile Court Judge Cliff Jolliff walked inside The Little House on Washington Street in Gainesville a month ago ...
Each year, students with behavioral or psychological disabilities are sent from local public schools to the Futures Program.
Punctuated by the snip-snip-snip of scissors, the dialogue between Pauline Skinner and Stylarama "operator" Sherry Armstrong touches on most every subject.
Women all over the country buy and sell breast milk, but may not realize the inherent risks of doing so.
With the nation mourning the loss of four Marines and one Navy officer who lost their lives in the attack on two military centers in ...
Area residents are skeptical about progress but eager to see completion of the Appalachian Parkway - formerly known as the Cleveland Bypass.
Anthony Hughes of Carrollton is dead serious about buccaneer life, from the bandanna tied around his head to the black Cavalier boots on his feet.
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