The deaths of Jake and Griffin Prince in a June 18, 2012, boating accident created enough sense of urgency to spur statewide legislative changes to Georgia criminal code.
The bullets didn't just take down a popular president. They also struck the American public at its core, stirring up deep emotions, such as sorrow and fear. And for many Americans, they also shattered what they had perceived as an innocent, almost idyllic, age. Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, was simply a day never to forget. Fifty years after the fact, it still resonates with area residents. ...
Hall's Simpson joins NBG's board of directors
Santa Claws warmly greeted "Little Red" by name Saturday morning when owner Carolee Gailey brought the jauntily-dressed, ruddy dachshund into the makeshift photo studio at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.
For military personnel defending the nation here and abroad, being away from family and friends during the holiday season can be a difficult burden.
A number of recent residential fires have increased safety awareness.
As the state looks at how to better grade school systems, local school leaders want to see more emphasis on student progress.
New Holland United Methodist Church in Gainesville, which opened at the turn of the 20th century, will hold its final worship service Sunday.
A man charged after Hall County deputies said he assaulted them in a Sept. 26 incident was misidentified as his twin brother by the Sheriff's Office.
The Lake Lanier Olympic Center may soon get an infusion of tax dollars to restore it to its former glory.
Poet Jonida Beqo, also known as Gypsee Yo, performs Friday for Da Vinci Academy and World Language Academy eighth-grade students. Her performance primarily focused on the human experience and bullying. The award-winning slam poet, based in Atlanta, also conducted some writing exercises with students, who are finishing up a unit in poetry. Slam poetry is performed in front of an audience, often during a competition between poets, with emphasis put on not just ...
A young boy burned in a residential fire this past weekend is now back with his family. Jeremiah Williams, 7, was sleeping in a front room of his home on Banks Street in the early morning hours of Nov. 9 when fire spread through the house. Six adults and two other children were able to escape. However, Cpl. Drew Reed and Officer Steven Folker with the Gainesville Police Department had to remove a window unit ...
Scam artists are coming out to play in the colder weather, with Jackson Electric Membership Corp. reporting an increase in scam attempts in its 10-county service area.
Philip Wilheit of Gainesville was elected Wednesday to a one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Board of Regents.
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
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