LULA -- More than 100 years ago, Lula was established as a sleepy railroad hub between Athens and Atlanta. A rectangle one mile wide and two miles long encompassed the entire city that spread out from the railroad tracks parallel to Main Street.
Some days, courtroom interpreter Melva Alvarado can spend all day talking.
BRASELTON - A 19-year-old man fell off a roof at a construction site in Braselton and died Thursday afternoon.
GAINESVILLE - Sally Meadors, principal of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, is retiring after this school year.
Several thousand Pokémon Valentine's Day cards with lollipops are being recalled because the candy may contain metal fragments.
GAINESVILLE - A recently released forestry management plan includes both accolades and advice for local government's tree ordinances.
A 2-year-old Iraqi girl who underwent open-heart surgery on Monday left the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to continue her recuperation with a host family in suburban Nashville. Amenah Al-Bayati is said to doing well after doctors repaired a hole in her heart and redirected the blood flow to her lungs. Both her mother and doctors have noted the improvement in her color. Prior to ...
A fire that destroyed an unoccupied home early Tuesday in Clermont was intentionally set, fire officials said Friday.
GAINESVILLE - Arbor Day got an official nod from two governmental bodies Friday and area students picked up awards for their drawings of trees.
Georgia, Florida and Alabama have been given at least an additional week to reach a settlement on their 18-year water dispute, which largely centers on water from Lake Lanier.
A former Gainesville Elementary School teacher charged with molesting students in the classroom is considered a fugitive after violating conditions of his bond, authorities said Saturday. Jerry Norman Jones, 51, was visiting his 4-year-old daughter Friday morning in Cumming when he left with the girl, in violation of bond conditions that prohibited unsupervised contact, Gainesville Police Lt. Brian Kelly said. Hall County Sheriff's Sgt. Kiley Sargent said officials ...
Authorities believe Alan Kilgore nearly lost his life for a $1,000 fee.
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to shift traffic on U.S. 129 Monday as it widens the highway from the Jefferson Bypass to Ga. 330 in Jackson County.
JEFFERSON - Saying he didn't believe Andrew Criswell intended to hurt anyone when he brought a homemade bomb fashioned from black powder and wires into Jackson County Comprehensive High School, a judge sentenced the emotionally troubled teen to three years in prison Thursday.
Gainesville fire officials are asking for the public's help in the probe of a fire that severely damaged an unfinished $2 million home on Riverside Drive Sunday.
Solar energy is going to play an increasingly important role in the next 20 years, Georgia Public Service commissioners said Monday during a panel discussion of the state's solar industry.
The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education voted Monday night to approve its fiscal 2013-14 budget.
"A millage rate increase does not automatically mean anyone's taxes are going up."
Mike Little got the phone call 15 minutes after Sunday's shooting at Tadmore Park in East Hall.
Hall County commissioners are scheduled to decide the fate of LL Farms, but county officials are already proposing new ordinances to deal with agricultural sites used to hold various events.
A rabies alert was issued for the Briarwood Drive area off Cleveland Highway in Gainesville after a rabid bat was found in a home there.
A spectator at a soccer game in East Hall on Sunday afternoon died after he was shot repeatedly at close range.
This year's deluge of rain has pushed off by nearly six months the completion date of the Ga. 347 widening between Interstate 985 and Ga. 211/Old Winder Highway.
With summer officially starting on Friday, temperatures have already started to rise.
Hall County Fire Services wants to ensure little ones enjoy a safe summer, and will again host Camp LifeSavers during July at various county sites.
One person was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a wreck Sunday afternoon on Howard Road in Gainesville.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is considering new regulations for businesses that want to allow customers to buy or consume alcohol on their premises.
Prior to today's first public hearing on the Hall County school budget and proposed millage rate increase, Deputy Superintendent Lee Lovett will host a budget seminar.
In 2011, citing Fourth Amendment concerns, the Georgia legislature gutted a Senate bill that would have allowed collection of DNA evidence upon arrest for those charged with felonies.
Georgia State Patrol is investigating a crash that resulted in serious injury to a bicycle rider on Bryant Quarter Road near Cobb Griffin on Sunday.