Despite the preparations, doomsday scenarios had many stocking up on bottled water and making sure they had cash on hand and a full tank of gas in the car.
The new year will usher in a new function of Gainesville government as the city takes on its own tourism marketing and control of downtown revival.
Frank Hooper has lived with the Gainesville Police Department his whole life.
As most children are tinkering with their new Christmas toys, some children in Hall County still are hoping for a home.
JEFFERSON - Hoschton will be getting a new gas station and its newest park will have a lighted walking trail and playing fields now that the county commission has given its OK to both.
The Junior ROTC program at local high schools can provide students with much more than discipline and focus. It can also lead to big college scholarships.
For most, Christmas is a chance to take time off work and relax with friends and family.
Sara Totonchi has grown accustomed to fighting for the underdog.
Children spending Christmas in the hospital got a little more holiday cheer this year.
ATLANTA - The two men sentenced to prison earlier this month for aiding terror groups by sending video of U.S. landmarks abroad have filed a notice to appeal.
JEFFERSON - It may be a few years off, but Jefferson Middle School students Emily Kerr and Ross Bishoff are really looking forward to high school.
It was a wet Christmas, not a white one, that greeted Northeast Georgians on Friday after a stormy Christmas Eve night.
JEFFERSON - Y Z Sailors Road in Jefferson can be a lot of things, but a planned neighborhood isn't one of them.
Both Georgia's Republican senators have promised to continue to fight Democrat-led health care reform after the U.S. Senate voted Thursday morning to approve its health care bill.
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When Wendy Boswell said goodbye to her foster daughter last month, she literally ached with grief.
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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