Hall County Solicitor-General Larry Baldwin will seek an interview with Gov. Sonny Perdue in hopes of being appointed to a newly created third State Court judgeship, the prosecutor announced Saturday.
The Georgia DOT has announced lane closures on Interstate 985 at Exit 16, Ga. 13, Ga. 332 and Ga. 11, starting today and going through Thursday. The closures are needed for barrier removal, paving and guardrail work and are weather permitting and subject to change.
For most of us there is that moment in adulthood when we find ourselves sounding like our parents.
BUFORD - Robert Davis is not a fan of the amplified music played at loud volumes from an open-air pavilion some 300 feet from his house in the Holiday Point subdivision.
Time is running out for Gainesville school board members to give thoughtful review to a tentative $50 million-plus budget for next year that carries a potential increase in the property tax rate of nearly 21 percent.
BBS International, a maker of lightweight wheels for higher-end sports and passenger cars, has acquired the Hoboken, Belgium, operation of Hayes Lemmerz International and has signed a deal to buy the real estate and some equipment of the Hayes Lemmerz subsidiary located in Gainesville.
A 19-year-old Cornelia woman died at a Macon hospital Sunday hours after her car collided with a dual-wheeled truck in Milledgeville, the city's police officials said. Caroline Phillips Bagwell of Cornelia was driving south on U.S. 441 in Milledgeville shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday when her 2001 Volvo struck a large Chevrolet Silverado that was headed in the opposite direction, Milledgeville Police Deputy Chief Richard Malone said Monday. <font ...
Faced with a multimillion-dollar deficit and with no detailed budget in front of them, Gainesville school board members nonetheless voted 4-1 Monday night to approve a $53.24 million tentative spending plan for the next fiscal year.
CUMMING - The attorney for a Forsyth County sheriff's deputy and two of his family members accused of human trafficking says the government got it wrong.
State Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, fired a large salvo at the Gainesville City Board of Education meeting Monday night by suggesting the school system could be dissolved by an act of the General Assembly.
Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic was honored this week by the Rotary Club of Gainesville with the W. Lee Arrendale Award for Vocational Excellence.
You could call it a microchip miracle.
With the economy effecting everything from gas prices to grocery shopping, many people have made changes in anticipation of a recession.
Leave the car at home and hop on the Red Rabbit for free today for the third annual "Dump the Pump" day.
A local National Guard battalion performed a time-honored tradition with a change of command ceremony Sunday at the Falcons complex in Flowery Branch. The 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment ushered in Maj. Matt Smith, who will replace Lt. Col. Andy Hall as the new commander of the battalion, headquartered in Winder.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather