The state's Environmental Protection Division fined the Gainesville Public Utilities Department for unpermitted discharges last year into Limestone Creek and Lake Lanier.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is holding its third annual "Be Kind to Animals Week" kids art contest.
Last week's icy weather directly contributed to the death of two people in Dahlonega, officials said Thursday.
JEFFERSON - Instead of approving a calendar for the 2010-11 school year, the Jefferson City Schools Board of Education has postponed taking action for at least another month.
A North Hall resident was taken to a hospital as a precaution for minor smoke inhalation from a fire that destroyed his home Thursday.
HOSCHTON - Those who live or work in Hoschton will soon have to rely solely on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for police assistance.
The 1-year-old Gainesville CareHere clinic open to city employees and their families has been successful in improving employee health while reducing medical costs, according to city administrators.
Carlton Hicks was shocked by what he saw during a church mission trip in June. Haiti's poverty was absolute and widespread.
Hall County government offices will be closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday, and again on Tuesday for a mandatory employee furlough day.
The state agency that oversees the Hall County office of the Division of Family and Children Services strongly disputes a judge's contention that the office has reached near-crisis levels in staffing.
Not all tax preparers are created equal, at least according to the IRS.
Hall County is holding on to a number of properties that just won't sell.
A commercial building on Athens Highway burned Wednesday morning in the latest in a spate of cold-weather fires.
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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.
Foster care is in crisis in Hall County.
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