In fiscal year 1993, the Georgia Lottery Corp. made more than $19 million from ticket sales. Fiscal year 2011, which ended in June, brought more than $3.5 billion in ticket sales.
Lake Lanier turned deadly over the weekend, with a Buford teenager drowning after a boating accident and a Cumming man slipping underwater and never resurfacing.
Hall County authorities have found the body of a Buford boy who had been feared drowned following a Saturday night boating accident on Lake Lanier in North Hall.
A 51-year-old Cumming man drowned while wade fishing in Lake Lanier, south of Brown's Bridge in Hall County.
While Hurricane Irene continued to lash out against the east coast Saturday, a group with the Salvation Army in Gainesville prepared to offer assistance in North Carolina.
Gainesville police continue to search for a suspect they believe robbed the Shell Food Mart on Friday night at West Ridge Road and U.S. 129.
Hall County fire crews were called Saturday night to battle a house fire south of Gainesville.
Your attic is full of old family junk. It can't be worth anything more than sentiment, right?
The Georgia Lottery Corp. lost more than $65 million between 2009, when ticket sales were highest, and 2011.
A new policy essentially allowing several illegal immigrants to be released from federal custody has not yet resulted in any releases from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's leased facility in Gainesville.
Now that Georgia's new congressional maps are almost final, no one's expecting anything less than a political stampede in Northeast Georgia.
With archery season just a few weeks away, local hunters take the opportunity to hone their skill with a friendly competition.
Gainesville police officers are searching for a man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a West Ridge Road convenience store.
Hall County's delinquent taxpayers have until Wednesday to apply for amnesty.
If Lake Lanier drops another 2-plus feet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will revert to its "low water action plan" and stop issuing boat dock permits, an official said this week.
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A Braselton man is accused of breaking another person's ribs and injuring the victim's liver and spleen in a Christmas Day assault, according ...
The mother of a 12-year-old Gainesville Middle School student said the teacher who put his hands on her son should be arrested.
Some good luck turned into a golden egg for a Gainesville family that was on its way Monday to the annual Easter Egg Roll at ...
Thirty parcels of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest would be sold if a bill from Georgia lawmakers introduced this legislative session clears Congress.
H&R Block and the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia teamed up to make tax season more bearable for everyone.
Torie Robinson was born weighing only 1 pound - so tiny her mom Tocoa Robinson's wedding ring could fit around her leg.
An aging bridge over a key East Hall artery - one that leads to East Hall Middle School - is scheduled to close Monday as work begins ...
A South Hall home was destroyed in a fire Sunday night.
A Hall County official says he's confident voters will continue to back a revenue-generating 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax, commonly known as ...
As federal guidelines on deporting illegal immigrants broaden, local authorities are seeing changes in how immigrants are detained.
When winter weather hits North Georgia, the proper preparation can help get you through the storm and stay warm and safe. Follow these tips:
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