A tractor-trailer caught fire and exploded this afternoon on Ga. 53 near Tinsley Chapel Road west of downtown Dawsonville, Lt. Tony Wooten of the Dawson County Sheriff's department said.
Leave it to a beaver to turn a happy excursion into a harrowing experience.
Being an artist doesn't mean you have to be perfect.
After all, sometimes it is when you choose to draw outside the lines that you create something amazing.
The man friends called "Amigo" was found dead in his boarding room by housemates on Aug. 20, 1991, though police weren't called until the next day.
At Gainesville's Chattahoochee Golf Course, intense summer heat brings new challenges when it comes to preserving the greens.
Hall County School officials saw the value of teaching Chinese to pre-kindergarten students, and now four elementary schools get to take on the challenge.
Just in time, as planned.
Call it a touch of home in an otherwise unfamiliar place.
The Hall County Animal Shelter has finally finished outfitting all of its 177 dog pens with cot-style beds.
The Dawsonville City Council could be looking to "patch up" sections of the historical district's sign code during its meeting today.
It's a measure that Mayor Joe Lane Cox feels is necessary given the recent onslaught of campaign signs from the July 20 primary.
Students at Gainesville schools may see changes in their report card this year.
The school board will decide tonight whether grades should be more "standards-based," including more descriptive feedback and more chances to improve.
The economic downturn has forced Gainesville to shelve conceptual plans for the Howard Road extension, which would connect Ga. 365 to U.S. 129/Athens Highway, said traffic engineer Dee Taylor.
A fire that may have been caused by lightning gutted a home in Lula Sunday, but no injuries were reported.
A pair of vehicle accidents led to three injuries Saturday.
DAHLONEGA - Who said history can't get a makeover?
The recession has caused many people to sell their jewelry, cars and homes in an effort to make ends meet. Now cemetery plots are among the unexpected items popping up often in classified ads.
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Gainesville has named a new director of the Department of Water Resources.
A bill before the state legislature that would enact bans on assault rifles if passed has generated lots of buzz and controversy in recent weeks.
As rental rates climb, two Flowery Branch families feel stuck in the middle.
A Gainesville woman convicted last year of child sex trafficking and other charges was denied a new trial, according to court documents.
Braving winter weather
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