Pushing cars. Climbing walls. Shooting with pinpoint accuracy. This is not your typical Olympics. These are just some of a series of challenges involved in the weeklong Georgia Police & Fire Games - law enforcement's version of the Olympics. The 2008 Georgia Police & Fire Games will be continuing through Saturday at sites throughout Hall County. Nearly 1,000 participants from law enforcement departments across the state will compete for medals ...
New Flowery Branch residents will shell out more money for city water and sewer services than residents who have lived in the city before June 2000.
ATLANTA - A Forsyth County deputy, his wife and his father, who is a part-time Fulton County magistrate, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that they lured a nanny from India and forced her to work in their home without pay. Deputy Russell Garrett of Woodstock, his wife, Malika Garrett, of Woodstock and his father, D. William Garrett Jr., 72, of Alpharetta were indicted on charges including human trafficking, alien harboring and witness tampering.
The Gainesville city schools is proposing a tentative 2008-09 budget of $53.2 million, nearly $1.9 million less than last year's budget, according to documents obtained by The Times.
Hall County's new director of Parks and Leisure Services said the job was an opportunity that he couldn't refuse.
Hall County's fire marshal said Friday that three separate house fires that burned at different times earlier this year in unoccupied homes in Clermont were acts of arson.
Hall County Solicitor-General Larry Baldwin will seek an interview with Gov. Sonny Perdue in hopes of being appointed to a newly created third State Court judgeship, the prosecutor announced Saturday.
The Georgia DOT has announced lane closures on Interstate 985 at Exit 16, Ga. 13, Ga. 332 and Ga. 11, starting today and going through Thursday. The closures are needed for barrier removal, paving and guardrail work and are weather permitting and subject to change.
For most of us there is that moment in adulthood when we find ourselves sounding like our parents.
BUFORD - Robert Davis is not a fan of the amplified music played at loud volumes from an open-air pavilion some 300 feet from his house in the Holiday Point subdivision.
Time is running out for Gainesville school board members to give thoughtful review to a tentative $50 million-plus budget for next year that carries a potential increase in the property tax rate of nearly 21 percent.
BBS International, a maker of lightweight wheels for higher-end sports and passenger cars, has acquired the Hoboken, Belgium, operation of Hayes Lemmerz International and has signed a deal to buy the real estate and some equipment of the Hayes Lemmerz subsidiary located in Gainesville.
A 19-year-old Cornelia woman died at a Macon hospital Sunday hours after her car collided with a dual-wheeled truck in Milledgeville, the city's police officials said. Caroline Phillips Bagwell of Cornelia was driving south on U.S. 441 in Milledgeville shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday when her 2001 Volvo struck a large Chevrolet Silverado that was headed in the opposite direction, Milledgeville Police Deputy Chief Richard Malone said Monday. <font ...
Faced with a multimillion-dollar deficit and with no detailed budget in front of them, Gainesville school board members nonetheless voted 4-1 Monday night to approve a $53.24 million tentative spending plan for the next fiscal year.
CUMMING - The attorney for a Forsyth County sheriff's deputy and two of his family members accused of human trafficking says the government got it wrong.
Needy families in Hall County will have a full meal to enjoy on Thanksgiving.
Mary Anne Collier is passionate about two things: mathematics and teaching.
Terminated deputies Jack Dodd and Larry Henslee responded Thursday to what they said are inaccurate and unfair assertions of blame by the Hall County Sheriff's Office for their roles in the escape of an inmate.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
The inaugural Mary Parks Youth Champion award was given to two out of eight nominees.
The Peach State is producing far more blueberries than peaches, said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.
Rhett Lamar Conner waited for the Red Rabbit bus Wednesday afternoon at a new bus stop near Brenau University.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an event that resonates through the country to this day.
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
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