DAHLONEGA - It's been a long week for the six employees of Dahlonega's city water works after an aging filter collapsed without warning and cut the plant's capacity of 1.5 million gallons per day in half, putting the city's clean water supply in perilous straits.
Authorities charged a Cleveland woman with murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of her husband, the fifth homicide in White County this year.
Statistically, Sept. 10 is the peak day of the Atlantic hurricane season. And this year, the storms are coming in right on schedule.
Five teens, including three juveniles, have been charged in a series of burglaries and vandalism in Lula, authorities said Friday.
Steve Farrow, the new 9th District member of the State Transportation Board, told government and business leaders on Friday in Gainesville that outside auditors have not determined the exact amount the Georgia Department of Transportation has overspent in road projects.
Thursday marks the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and the students and faculty at West Hall Middle School have joined up for a schoolwide project to show they haven't forgotten.
DeShan Fishel didn't leave to take her daughter to school a hero Thursday morning. But by the time she arrived back home, she'd been called a hero dozens of times.
Because of statewide budget cuts, Georgia's hospitals and doctors won't be getting a long-awaited increase in Medicaid reimbursement this year.
Getting a driver's license isn't the only rite of passage that Georgia's kids can experience when they turn 16. Now, they're also eligible to donate blood.
CUMMING - As expected, Forsyth County commissioners voted 3-2 on Thursday night to fire County Manager Rhonda Poston-O'Connor. The decision capped more than a week of speculation that Poston-O'Connor, who had held the post for about 11 months, would be dismissed.
BY STEPHEN GURR firstname.lastname@example.org John Girardeau officially retired from his job as chief judge of Hall County Superior Court in 2005, but in truth it was only a semi-retirement. Under a state-funded system, Girardeau continued to assist Hall County's four full-time superior court judges two days each week by taking guilty pleas and presiding over bond and probation revocation hearings, uncontested divorces and family violence hearings as a senior judge. He also helped occasionally with ...
DAWSONVILLE - A 5-year-old boy is expected to recover, family members say, after he was struck by a sport utility vehicle this morning near a school bus stop in Dawson County.
Gainesville and Hall County governments now are distributing free prescription drug discount cards, sponsored by the National Association of Counties.
An Oakwood church will be having a consignment sale this weekend, featuring items for children.
Phuong Le touts the freshness of his seafood at the Atlanta Highway Seafood Market. But for the next few days, he is struggling to find a replacement source for seafood from the Gulf coast.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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