Hall County has been so satisfied with its improved emergency communications that it soon will offer surrounding areas the opportunity join the 800 MHz radio system.
Tropical Storm Fay has a mind of her own, and where she'll go next is anyone's guess, said Mike Griesinger, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
Toccoa Falls College faculty members Bill and Cynthia "Cyd" Quarterman had the rare opportunity to put some lifesaving skills to use last year. The two longtime American Red Cross volunteers were vacationing on Tybee Island in June 2007 when they came to the aid of boy named Anthony Holland who nearly drowned in a swimming pool. Cyd breathed into the boy's mouth while her husband did chest compressions. After three ...
After almost a year of protesting against a septic waste disposal facility in southern White County, some residents have decided to take a more drastic step.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, addressed members of the House Energy and Commerce committee Tuesday on the House floor as members of the GOP caucus continue to voice their displeasure with a failure to act on oil drilling before adjourning for a six-week recess.
A jury could decide today whether reputed gang leader and frequent law enforcement target Charles Douglas Graham is guilty of selling cocaine and the designer drug Ecstacy.
Brenau Academy may be a small boarding and day school, but it has a big history stretching back to 1928.
The Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday to approve an audit of commercial solid waste companies that legally operate within the city.
BY JEFF GILL firstname.lastname@example.org With construction under way on Flowery Branch's first hotel, City Council is looking to adopt a 5 percent hotel-motel tax. Council is scheduled to discuss the matter and possibly give its first OK to the tax at today's regularly scheduled meeting, which is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall, 5517 Main St. According to state ...
Investigators with the Gwinnett County Police Department arrested 36-year-old Iniabel Ferrer of Buford and obtained arrest warrants for 44-year-old Jose Luis Ciuro of Buford in connection with them obtaining personal and medical information from six elderly Alzheimer's patients that were being cared for at a nursing home in Buford.
Hall County jurors will be asked to pack their bags this morning for a death penalty trial that will have them sequestered in an area hotel until its conclusion. Final jury selection of 16 people, including four alternates, is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the trial of Ignacio Vergara. Opening statements are slated for this afternoon.
A landlocked property owner on Cleveland Highway created his own problem, the Hall County Planning Commission decided Monday.
A library nearly the length of a football field will have its grand opening today at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.
After months of wrestling with figures, the Gainesville City Board of Education finally approved a budget for this fiscal year.
Here's some reassuring news for parents: Despite the financial troubles facing Georgia's public schools, at least the kids won't starve.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
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