State Sen. Steve Gooch, R-Dahlonega, said he believes there's about $200 million squirreled away in the state's general fund that can help boost transportation.
A heated competition across the state starts with children picking up a new book.
Getting children safely to school is difficult in cold weather, with or without snowfall.
Gainesville City Council rejected a couple's request Tuesday to change an original zoning to allow a fourth residential lot on Lake Knickerbocker, a high-end neighborhood off the Chattahoochee Golf Club.
Seven people were displaced by a fire this evening in the 200 block of South Street NE in Buford, according to Gwinnett County fire officials.
More than $40,000 was contributed to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger campaign between the Krogers in Gainesville and Dawsonville, with another $2,500 going to the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
A Buford man has been reported missing, according to Gwinnett County authorities.
Carol Martin will take the oath of office as Gainesville's full-time police chief tonight when the City Council meets. Martin has been the interim police chief since late August.
The city of Lula in northeastern Hall County has completed its downtown "streetscape" project.
ATLANTA - Whether jealous rage should have played more of a role at a Gainesville man's 2010 murder trial was argued Monday by attorneys before the Georgia Supreme Court.
"This county's getting ready to go," Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum said Monday night. "Whether you're ready or not."
Plans to develop an 89-lot subdivision spanning the Hall and Gwinnett county line have been scaled back after a Winder-based developer met with local residents seeking to reduce the project's density.
Gainesville High School courses next year could include advanced outdoor education, masonry and a reading and writing support class.
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.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
Braving winter weather