The dean of the Hall County legislative delegation and his Democratic opponent appeared together Thursday night at a forum sponsored by the Hall County Association of Educators.
Residents who purchase Gainesville water in the future may be paying more fees for it.
A former youth soccer coach pleaded guilty Wednesday to molesting two teenage girls and received an eight-year prison sentence, Banks County prosecutors said. Matthew Allen Wyrick, 23, was a coach with the North Georgia Soccer Association when he molested one of the victims he was coaching at the time, said Piedmont Judicial Circuit District Attorney Rick Bridgeman. He was arrested at his home in Habersham County in August ...
A group of Challenged Child supporters gathered Wednesday to discuss Summer Sensations, a summer program put on by Challenged Child. The women's advocacy group for Challenged Child has grown from 15 to 100 members during its first four months of existence and is ready to make an impact on the community.
The Safe Dams Program, which regulates dams like the one at Lake Wendy in White County, came about as a result of one of the worst dam breaks in Georgia history.
HOSCHTON - Come September, there won't be a crow for miles around Hoschton.
The State Transportation Board meets today for the first time since resolving the controversy over Department of Transportation Commissioner Gena Abraham and her relationship with former 9th District board member Mike Evans.
A granted request to build a decorative iron fence one inch from a woman's Park Hill Drive neighbor has created a barrier in the two neighbors' friendship.
Residents of the Jenny's Creek and Town Creek area of White County endured a tense night late Tuesday and early today as the possibility of flooding from both creeks remained unknown. This morning, however, with a flash flood warning canceled, the immediate threat seems to have passed. Officials in White County said there was no flooding overnight and no one was evacuated from their homes.
Gov. Sonny Perdue has vetoed a bill by Rep. James Mills, R-Chestnut Mountain, which was intended to require authorities to seize vehicles of people who are in the country illegally and are involved in a traffic accident. A watered-down version of the bill was offered in the Senate and subsequently passed by the House. It allowed law enforcement officers to impound a vehicle of a person who does not have ...
It's getting to be a common sight in some Georgia communities: A home gets foreclosed on and the family moves out in a hurry, leaving a stack of their belongings at the curb. And occasionally they leave their pets behind, too. Authorities in some metro Atlanta counties have reported finding dogs or cats trapped inside abandoned homes, deprived of food and water. Fortunately, there haven't yet been any ...
Northeast Georgia Health System has signed an agreement with Tricare, the federal government's health insurance program for military personnel.
Harold DeLong, a former Gainesville city commissioner and auto dealer, has died after an extended illness. He was 86. DeLong was the youngest son of a pioneering auto dealer, Frank W. DeLong Sr., who opened a Hudson-Essex-Terraplane dealership on Main Street in 1921.
ATLANTA - Governor Sonny Perdue on Wednesday signed legislation allowing guns in restaurants, on public transportation and in parks.
Hall County's tally of rabies cases this year has increased to 21. The most recent incident occurred Sunday on Green Drive, off Clarks Bridge Road in North Hall. Mike Ledford, director of Hall County Animal Control, said a skunk came into contact with a domestic dog. "The dog actually grabbed the skunk and tossed it around a bit," he said. Authorities sent the ...
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
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.
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