While Gainesville's water use was expected to rise in March, the city's public utilities department reported that it actually decreased.
Three people who had a package containing 12 pounds of marijuana mailed from Texas to a Gainesville apartment were arrested Friday, authorities said.
A Gainesville man drove his car erratically near the median wall on the left side of an HOV lane on Interstate 85 before veering out of control and triggering a wreck that killed four people Monday, police say in a report released Friday.
CHICOPEE - One day after the Georgia Lottery's Millionaire Mania tickets went on sale, Timothy Martin scratched it rich in a Chicopee grocery store.
Cleaning crews at a Gainesville apartment complex arrived just in time to keep a fire from becoming serious Friday afternoon. Shortly after lunchtime, the Gainesville Fire Department received reports of smoke coming out of a vacant apartment on the corner of Armour Street and Johnson Drive, said Gainesville Fire Chief Jon Canada. Firefighters were able to extinguish a small fire in the apartment in minutes, ...
A Forsyth County man was arrested on a murder charge Friday night after allegedly shooting his father to death in a domestic quarrel, authorities said.
The state in which Girl Scouting was born is joining the country in a realignment that is geared toward reaching more girls.
Stephen Boone Roberts may have fallen asleep around 1 a.m. when his Jeep left Ga. 400 and overturned, killing the 32-year-old Dahlonega man, authorities said.
The bicycle race coming to downtown Gainesville on Sunday is expected to cause minimal traffic disruptions, police said.
The Humane Society of Hall County has received a $15,000 grant that will help dogs stay healthy while they're awaiting adoption.
Two people were arrested in a prostitution case and another two people were charged with soliciting undercover officers in separate investigations Wednesday, authorities said Friday. Isaace Rahmir Hasty, 33, of Wesley Chapel Fla., faces charges of pimping, and Tobi Jolene Tinsley, 25, of Brandon, Fla., is charged with prostitution in connection with their arrests at an undisclosed location on Friendship Road. Authorities with the Hall ...
Hall County school officials began working Friday to restore this spring's Special Olympic games for schools in Northeast Georgia.
Relief could be on the way for Georgia schools that narrowly miss making "adequate yearly progress."
Fieldale Farms Corp. announced Friday it would reduce live chicken production by 5 percent, citing excess supply and the high cost of corn for feed. The announcement was made by Gus Arrendale, the company's executive vice president.
A spokesman for the Georgia Public Service Commission said Friday that Atmos Energy, which serves 10,000 customers in the Gainesville area, has filed for a $6.1 million rate increase. Bill Edge, a spokesman for the commission, said the application was filed in late March and would increase the average bill by $4.70 per month.
Gainesville High School's broadcast journalism class will be streaming live coverage of the school's graduation ceremony tonight.
The Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $562 million, the second highest in the game's history. Like with all big jackpots, that means many people are thinking about what they could do with that huge chunk of change, which can be doled out over 29 years or paid in a cash option of about $352.1 million. So, let's hear it. What would you do with the money?
In conjunction with National Police Week and the honoring of fallen officers, the Gainesville Police Department is lit up blue at night.
Hall County held a public budget open house Thursday evening, and one resident came.
The city of Gainesville is moving forward to create a land bank, and the next step is talking to Hall County.
Dawson County's chief tax appraiser has resigned following his arrest last week on misdemeanor drug charges.
A Dawsonville man was arrested Monday morning after he reportedly attempted to set fire to his home on Duck Thurmond Road last week.
Laurel Park's boat ramp will be closed Saturday during the Hawgin' on Lanier barbecue event.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Wednesday putting in place restrictions on a set of academic standards adopted by the state that have faced growing opposition in recent months by tea party and conservative groups.
Law enforcement officers joined Gov. Nathan Deal at the Laurel Park Boat Ramp on Wednesday to deliver the message that a blood alcohol content of .08 is the law of the land and the water.
Gainesville school officials and police were still working Wednesday to determine the identity of the third person involved in vandalism at Gainesville High School.
An icon of Southern style helped a Gainesville elementary school boost its aesthetic appeal Wednesday morning.
SAVANNAH - A water-projects bill approved Wednesday by the U.S. Senate contains a provision that would remove a bureaucratic obstacle to deepening the Savannah harbor if the measure becomes law.
State and local officials and lawmakers gave their initial thoughts on the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation of lowering the blood-alcohol content rule to .05 for roads, from .08.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to OK a water reauthorization bill that will not limit Georgia's water use from Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona, a restriction that had been sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.