A man nearly drowned Sunday evening in the swimming pool at Morgan's Crossing subdivision, which is split between Gwinnett and Hall counties.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is working on a $1.2 million resurfacing of Ga. 13 between Buford and Flowery Branch. The project, which began in June, involves a 5.43-mile stretch between City Hall Street in Gwinnett County to north of Cantrell Road in Flowery Branch, including a section of Atlanta Highway that skirts downtown Flowery Branch. The work involves stripping away old asphalt, or milling, then filling in ...
Gainesville Police Chief Frank Hooper applauded his officers last week for their fuel conservation efforts, and he had every right to. Last month, the 103-vehicle department had used only 91 percent of the gasoline it had used at the same point last year due to a new approach to policing that requires officers to get out of their cars more and rely on fuel less. In the face ...
On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, close to 1,000 people gathered at Laurel Park to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Hopewell Baptist Church. The celebration began earlier in the day with a church service, where about 1,300 people came dressed in old-fashioned clothing.
The White County Sheriff's Office is expected to provide more information this morning about a Saturday afternoon shooting that killed a White County 911 dispatcher.
Two years ago, the idea of a charity for women was planted in Jackie Wallace's head while at a conference in Denver.
Those who serve Hall County's hungry know that rising food and energy costs mean more people are having to make choices between their bills and their bellies.
Low lake levels and high gas prices didn't deter boaters from bringing their vessels - in all shapes and sizes - to Lake Lanier Islands' Beach & Water Park this weekend.
There's no question about it: Employee wellness programs can benefit a company's bottom line.
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."
Braving winter weather