Georgia's labor commissioner said Monday that it could be 12 to 18 months before the state begins to emerge from the economic condition that has driven unemployment rolls higher.
The president of the Georgia Retail Association said Monday that while final numbers are not in, he believes the state's retailers saw more dollars come into their stores because of the sales tax holiday.
Summer is the growing season, not just for plants but for Gainesville's medical community.
Some local schools are making the transition from summer to fall a little easier for families by giving them the option of ordering school supplies so they are ready for kids when they start school this week.
Interim Superintendent Merrianne Dyer said Monday night that she believes that passing the Gainesville city school system's 2008-09 budget in August is "of utmost importance."
A small alligator recently spotted in Lake Lanier has been causing such a stir, you'd think someone had seen the Loch Ness monster.
Hall County's new public information officer Nikki Young worked her first day Monday, but she is no newcomer to Hall County government.
High diesel prices might place future out-of-state field trips out of reach for students in Hall County schools.
Melia Glover, 5, will attend the new Chestnut Mountain Elementary School starting Thursday.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine said Monday he is "very concerned" about a mistake that caused the personal information of thousands of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia members to be mailed to the wrong people.
Despite the 2 inches of rain that fell during the past week in Gainesville, the level of Lake Lanier didn't budge much, and the prospects for rain don't look so good this week.
Randall Popham loves the visibility for his church but especially is grateful that the newly widened Dawsonville Highway has made traveling much easier for congregation members.
An Alto teenager was killed and two of his friends were injured in a wreck Saturday night on U.S. 441 in Banks County.
Melissa Griffin had a steady clientele at her beauty shop in the Southeast Georgia town of Alma.
The Gainesville City Council will meet tomorrow and discuss a number of city issues, from whether to allow restaurant owners to have "happy hour" specials to the official name of the road leading to the Frances Meadows Aquatics Center.
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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