As city officials expected them to do in the warmer months, Gainesville water customers have started using more water. That means Gainesville Public Utilities is making a little more money selling it, but water customers likely still face a rate increase in 2009.
In the beginning, the Lake Lanier Olympic venue was meant for great things, the most important being the legacy that creating an Olympic venue would leave for rowing and sprint canoe and kayak sports.
An historic downtown building that was deemed unfit for residential or commercial use at the beginning of the year now has come into compliance with the city's demands.
Rachel Glazer, an eighth-grader from North Hall Middle School, will be honored today at a banquet at the Georgia District Optimist Conference in Macon.
An Army soldier from Hall County is recovering from his third surgery after a sniper shot him in Iraq five days ago.
Last week, Gov. Perdue launched his "Governor's Energy Challenge," ordering all of Georgia's state agencies to cut energy usage 15 percent by 2020.
Authorities are considering new charges against a White County man charged with furnishing alcohol to a high school student after the teen died from alcohol-related causes Thursday. John Gunter, 17, a 10th-grader at White County High School, died at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Thursday morning, five days after being brought to the hospital, White County Sheriff's Chief Deputy John O'Brien said. White County Coroner Ricky Barrett said autopsy ...
A couple accused of neglecting an elderly Gainesville woman by depriving of her of food and medical care in deplorable living conditions for months prior to her death will not be charged with murder.
It could take from six months to two years for a soldier from Hall County who was shot in Iraq to completely recover from his injuries, his mother said Friday.
By Jennifer Sami Times regional staff The latest round in the contentious legal battle over Forsyth County's 1-cent sales tax went to the city of Cumming on Wednesday. Visiting Superior Court Judge Hugh W. Stone's ruling that the county deprived the city of an opportunity to best use its share of the tax collection essentially nullifies February's referendum, which extended the penny tax another five years. <p ...
You're probably getting "sticker shock" these days every time you go to the grocery store or fill up your gas tank.
A smoke alarm may have saved the lives of two people who escaped a burning home in North Hall early this morning, a fire official said.
The chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal has reimbursed the Gainesville Republican's campaign more than $93,000 after he was found to have exceeded outside income under the House of Representative's rules. Chris Riley, 39, informed the leaders of the House Committee on Standards of the oversight in a letter dated Wednesday.
Florida environmental officials have weighed in on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers interim operating plan that would limit flows into the Apalachicola River. They don't like it.
Some had been training year-round for the big event, others just for a few weeks.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.
East Hall and North Hall high schools will soon be home to brand-new facilities for their fine arts departments, including their respective theater programs.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center will hold its 34th annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration at 7 p.m. Monday.
If you're looking for a way to work off that holiday turkey and extra helpings of mashed potatoes, lace up those walking shoes and head to North Hall Middle School.
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