ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session.
No one was hurt but heavy damage resulted from a house fire Wednesday afternoon east of Gainesville.
ATLANTA - The state Senate has passed a resolution demanding the New York-based College Board redo its most recent revision of the Advancement Placement U.S. History exam.
A panel discussion is set for tonight at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus on the Civil War's aftermath, including environmental impact on Georgia, Reconstruction and political effects.
The Boy Scouts of America Northeast Georgia Council honored three community leaders Tuesday night at the 2015 Gainesville American Values Dinner at the Chattahoochee Country Club in Gainesville.
Area residents have one more opportunity to comment on recommendations in the Hall County area's 2040 transportation plan.
Ruth Bruner is a beacon of light and staunch feminist, according to her sons.
Author Muffet Frische spoke to sixth-graders on Tuesday at C.W. Davis Middle School in Flowery Branch. She told the students, who are reading her book, how it was inspired by her cousin's experiences during World War II. The book is a historical novel set in northern California about children that fought to keep their town alive while their parents were serving on battlefields and working in factories during the war.
A change in policy that would make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent overwhelmingly passed last week in the Georgia House.
Students in Hall County schools are probably not happy to know they will be in school two days later this year.
It's not quite back to the drawing board, but Left Nut Brewing Co. is once again seeking approval from Gainesville officials to open the city's first craft brewery.
A father and son from Gainesville have been sentenced to prison after being convicted of racketeering for taking millions of dollars from a Cobb County widow, according to the district attorney for the Cobb Judicial Circuit.
As local governments continue to clear streets and remove storm debris from roadways left by the ice storm in mid-February, the costs are starting to pile up.
A manufacturing facility in Gainesville for pharmaceutical company Alkermes is being sold by the Ireland-based company.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the fast-food chain serving made-to-order burritos and tacos, has plans to open a location on Dawsonville Highway near Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville.
Challenged Child and Friends in Gainesville plans to hold a series of open houses in hopes of increasing awareness and enrollment.
With hundreds of children needing foster care homes in North Georgia, Sara Griffith of Murrayville decided she wanted to be part of the solution.
With big dreams come the possibility of worst nightmares.
Sierra Downs does not remember the beating.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.
Lindsey Shubert dialed the numbers.
Crystal Roughton hitchhiked to get to the Hall County Courthouse on time. After her newborn was taken at the hospital, Roughton had to get her baby back.
When Wendy Boswell said goodbye to her foster daughter last month, she literally ached with grief.
As she talks about the joys of working with foster children, Tyne Jackson can't help crying a little.
The removal of a child often results in three types of trauma, according to Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.
At 8:30 a.m., the briefs are organized and the coloring books are gathered. The robe goes on for Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.