The new year ushered in two new Flowery Branch city councilmen.
A look ahead In a series that runs through Saturday, The Times will explore issues and trends that could shape our lives and key areas of the community during 2008. Georgia's drought was the biggest story of 2007, so it's not surprising that managing Georgia's water is expected be a key issue in 2008. A comprehensive statewide ...
This year's 102-hour New Year's holiday travel period, which ended at midnight, kept the Georgia State Patrol busy.
Forty-three people took the plunge Tuesday into a chilly Lake Lanier for the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club's 11th annual Polar Bear Swim.
In 2007, Hall County Sheriff's officials finally got their big building built and opened. In 2008, Gainesville Police hope to get a much-needed new facility off the drawing board.
GAINESVILLE - Northeast Georgia Medical Center is showering a Toccoa couple with gifts for having delivered the hospital's first baby of 2008.
An ambitious building project that began in 1999 may be coming to a close this year for Hall County Fire Services, an agency that has seen tremendous growth in the new century and that may have its last planned fire station operational by the end of 2008. And what began as a sales tax-funded plan to provide a station within five miles of all residential structures could also see the county's ...
GAINESVILLE - It's a new year and a new term for most of the members of the Gainesville City Council. More than half of the Gainesville City Council will kick off another term of city service at the council's first meeting of 2008.
Youngsters partied all day Monday aboard a plane at the Interactive Neighborhood for Kids and sipped sparkling grape juice at the Gainesville Bowling Center to ring in the new year.
On Wednesday, you won't need to look at a calendar to know that January has arrived. All you'll have to do is step outside. A monstrous cold front will move through the region today, bringing the most frigid temperatures Georgia has seen since last January. Nighttime lows will drop to 20 degrees or lower tonight and Wednesday night in Gainesville, while the mountain counties could see temperatures as low as ...
A little side street off U.S. 129 was hopping with law enforcement activity Monday night, part of the annual ritual of the New Year's Eve road check. This year, about 20 Hall County sheriff's deputies descended on Chestnut Street, a narrow blacktop between the Pilgrims Pride poultry plant and the Featherbone Center, checking each motorist who passed through for valid licenses, insurance and any infractions that might warrant an order ...
A look ahead
Lawyers for a Maryland man facing the death penalty in the rape and stabbing death of a homeless woman are preparing to make his mental state an issue at trial.
Trey Paris is about as deep in Bulldog legacy as one can get.
You've seen those car tags that say "house divided."
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
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