COAL MOUNTAIN -- They came from all over to pay their respects.
COAL MOUNTAIN - Gene Altman of Jessup saddled up early Saturday for a one-way, 280-mile trip astride his Harley-Davidson. The grizzled veteran had another funeral to go to - another fallen soldier to honor.
The state of Georgia is giving shoppers a tax break on back-to-school items for four days beginning Thursday. The annual sales tax holiday has become a tradition in Georgia, according to state Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville. "People just expect the holiday now," Rogers said. "It's important now, especially with the softness in the economy." While the sales tax holiday is designed for back-to-school shopping, the four-day event benefits ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Motorists leaving Interstate 985 at Spout Springs Road now will be greeted by flashing messages from a sturdy new brick-and-stone Flowery Branch sign.
Some local hunting and fishing retailers are still at odds with the Department of Natural Resources despite the DNR's relaxing of a new licensing procedure set to take effect in January 2009.
"The only thing that's going to help Lake Lanier is a good, strong tropical storm system."
A serious wreck between a tractor trailer and a passenger car on Ga. 53 near the Hall County-Jackson County line shut down the two-lane road Thursday for about three hours, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A former Flowery Branch High School track and assistant football coach has been arrested and charged with stalking.
Eve Phillips had no way of knowing that when she kissed her husband goodbye in January it would be for the last time.
The first day of school often evokes a buzz of excitement, with many kids looking forward to seeing friends and getting the chance to sport the latest in fall fashion.
One 53-year-old man is in critical condition following a serious wreck between a tractor trailer and a passenger car on Ga. 53 near the Hall County-Jackson County line Thursday evening, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The critically injured man was trapped in his Toyota Prius after the driver of a tractor trailer failed to yield when turning left into a private drive, causing a head-on collision Thursday evening.
A 53-year-old man is now in stable condition following a serious wreck between a tractor trailer and a passenger car on Ga. 53 near the Hall County-Jackson County line Thursday evening, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
The case of the jilted bride has gone global.
If you're a gardener, you know that pulling weeds is a never-ending task.
Despite torrential rains in much of the area Tuesday night, Northeast Georgia remains in an "exceptional" drought, the worst category.
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather