When she decided not to run for election to another term as Gainesville's Ward 1 representative on the City Council in 2003, Gainesville's first female mayor, Emily "Sissy" Lawson, called Ruth Bruner.
A 22-year-old Oakwood man was killed and a passenger was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in a wreck on Old Flowery Branch Road, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Make sure to bundle up youngsters heading back to school this week.
A murder indictment returned against a man accused of killing the 1-year-old daughter of his girlfriend will stand, though prosecutors were unable to tell a grand jury what weapon they think was used.
JEFFERSON - Having the proper support system can make or break a business, which is why the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce is launching its Chamber Ambassador program.
Small businesses have had to be creative and try a number of things to get by in these hard economic times.
Dr. Richard Olson believes his appointment to the Commission on Cancer will let him combine an interest in information technology with his dedication to treating cancer patients.
CUMMING - A federal judge has denied Forsyth County's request to stop development at Bethel Park.
Winding paths are the surest way to surmount a mountain. Gainesville Middle School art teacher Mitch Freeman embraces this notion in his painted elephant sculpture to be showcased at a May art exhibition billed as London's biggest.
If marriage is meant to be a lifetime journey, then what is a 5½-month trek through the wilderness, wading through waist-deep waters and pausing breathless at scenic overlooks?
Mitch Farmer's heart was flawed but big.
Barring a drastic economic turnaround, state budgets cuts for public schools, technical colleges and universities in 2009 may pale in comparison to the end result of state cuts for 2010.
Jane Nichols says she never got into police work with the goal of becoming chief, but that she's also up for the job.
A government system in Gainesville in which the residents specifically designate the city's mayor as such may be years away.
In 2009, the economy was on everyone's mind.
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The owner of the Greek Food Mart at 5646 Price Road on the western tip of Hall County claims that at the age of 75 ...
Algae and mahogany aren't words you use every day. Certainly not words frequently used by elementary and middle schoolers.
The J.A. Walters Family YMCA in Gainesville has begun an estimated $160,000 in repairs to its aquatics center.
Georgia lawmakers are again trying to let licensed gun owners carry concealed handguns on public college campuses.
The Gainesville organization providing the "eyes and ears of the court" in foster care cases are in serious need of volunteers, executive director Janet Walden ...
Authorities are looking for a Dahlonega man last seen Monday morning in Flowery Branch.
Right of way acquisition could start in earnest this spring on the Spout Springs Road widening project in South Hall.
There was a time when the town of Clermont didn't have "anybody around here," Mayor Jim Nix said. Those simpler times are a thing ...
For one Flowery Branch woman, 'Bad Medicine' was good medicine.
Hall County officials continued to keep a close watch on the bottom line as they dealt with department requests at Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday ...
Like a game of Tetris, the three pieces of a modular home dropped into place Thursday on Spring Street in Gainesville.
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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