Irwin County educator Richard L. Woods was certified Thursday as winner of the Republican runoff for the nomination as state school superintendent, Secretary of State Brian Kemp said.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has suspended lane closures near shopping malls to accommodate back-to-school shopping traffic this weekend.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Friday to rescind an earlier vote on the purchase of concrete blocks for construction of the new correctional institute.
Gainesville's Athens Street at the railroad crossing will remain closed until Aug. 15, an extension from the Aug. 1 date the city had announced.
Gainesville has rejected all bids to develop a mixed-use project near downtown along Jesse Jewell Parkway.
In his role as vice president, Anthony Williamson has served as a key figure for Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, often speaking at public gatherings and to the media about the hospital under construction in South Hall.
The annual Harvest fall leisure guide will be published the final week of August. The magazine offers stories about fall activities in Northeast Georgia, with a full schedule of events.
A Suwanee man arrested in August 2013 in connection with commercial gambling in a Gainesville gas station was indicted last Thursday.
The board of directors of the newly formed Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority on Wednesday approved an agreement that will fund the city's new tourism arm.
BY JEFF GILL
Braving winter weather