The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington has declined Georgia's petition to reconsider a recent ruling that restricts the state's authority to tap Lake Lanier for more drinking water, leaving the U.S. Supreme Court as Georgia's only avenue for appeal.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is paying the Georgia Environmental Protection Division $62,500 in fines for violations in Hall and Forsyth counties, despite the fact that there was no actual pollution.
Five founding members of the Gateway Domestic Violence Center will be honored tonight at the Gainesville Civic Center during the Gateway to Hope benefit.
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BUFORD - The Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority on Friday approved a $11.03 million bid to build a new wastewater treatment plant for the 1,100-acre resort.
The summer heat soon will be rolling in, with high temperatures forecast in the upper 80s by the end of next week. The Gainesville Hall County Community Service Center is doing its part to make sure the senior citizens of Hall County stay cool.
After volunteering at Northeast Georgia Medical Center last summer, Lisa Sutton made a decision.
Manse Jennings must have been an enigma to most of his high school teachers.
Robbie Gorsline is sure that his volleyball team will do well at the upcoming Special Olympics state tournament. "My team's the best. We're going to Emory, and we're gonna win," Gorsline said. The tournament, part of Georgia's Summer Special Olympics, will be held from May 31 to June 1 at Emory University.
Authorities think they have found the body of a 31-year-old Forsyth County man who has been missing about two weeks.
Fourteen teenagers arrested in March for underage drinking will get the chance to have the misdemeanor charges dismissed if they successfully complete a pretrial diversion program.
TOCCOA - Leaders of the state transportation board said Thursday that the Department of Transportation is quickly moving past the controversy over the commissioner and her relationship with a former board chairman.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to cut back on the amount of water it's releasing from Lake Lanier.
Drizzle, apparently, doesn't amount to much. Though Gainesville stayed under the shadow of cloudy skies and light rainfall for most of the day Thursday, the city accumulated a mere half inch of the much needed precipitation.
With gas prices edging toward $4 a gallon, many drivers wish they could trade in their gas guzzler for a more fuel-efficient vehicle. But often, that's not a realistic option.
Looking for some low-tech entertainment for the kids over the holidays?
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather