Not every drought has a silver lining, but Phil Sutton has found one.
Over the past year, Lake Lanier has gotten shallower, and so have the pockets of Gainesville's Public Utilities department. As a result, some of the area's development plans will have to wait.
GAINESVILLE - Hard rains have taken their toll on the ground in front of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.
Maj. Kevin Jarrard of Gainesville knew how the father of 2-year-old Amenah Al-Bayati felt Friday night when he embraced his daughter on a tarmac at Baghdad International Airport.
Heavy rains in Northeast Georgia last week pushed Lake Lanier's level above 1,054 feet for the first time since November. But weather officials say the improvement is only temporary.
GAINESVILLE - After breaking their backs all weekend in the annual Comanche Challenge, the Gainesville-based Charlie Company of the Army National Guard broke bread. Members of the company shared an Easter meal together after many of them had gone head-to-head in the weekend's training activities, which tested their combat skills in water with a timed 50-meter swim relay, a six-mile rucksack march, a nine-line Medevac request test and a ...
For a brief moment Thursday, it seemed as though the sky was falling in downtown Lula.
Don't set aside your winter clothing yet. Snow, gusty winds and cold temperatures are back in the forecast.
Some four dozen people spent their Saturday morning learning skills that someday could save a life, thanks to a free class offered by the local American Red Cross chapter.
CLAYTON, Mo. -- A 19-year-old from Forsyth County who allegedly stole a tip jar from a suburban St. Louis Starbucks and ran over a Good Samaritan trying to stop the crime faces criminal charges.
In December, it seemed like Our Neighbor Inc. was close to fulfilling a goal of providing employment to its physically challenged residents.
For years, Gainesville's Community Service Center has provided short-term emergency assistance to people who need help with their monthly bills. But the center needed something else to give folks long-term relief from their financial woes. Last month, the Gainesville City Council approved the creation of the Center for Family Prosperity. Phillippa Lewis-Moss, director of the Community Service Center, hopes it will be the answer to working families' financial struggles. <p ...
The Gainesville State College Debate Club is sponsoring a public debate over gun control and the right to bear arms on Monday.
Retail options expand in Flowery Branch today with the grand opening of the Target store on Spout Springs Road. It is the third store to open in Stonebridge Village, a festival-type shopping center located just off Interstate 985. Kohl's and Home Depot opened in November.
The Hall County Library System is in the process of developing a long-range plan for future growth and development.
Three hundred Fair Street kids attended the American Dental Association's "Give Kids a Smile" program for underserved children on Friday at Fair Street Elementary School, said principal William Campbell. Players from the Atlanta Falcons signed autographs, posed for photos and handed out Tony Gonzalez dolls.
A Jefferson man has been arrested and charged in the death of a teenage girl and her unborn child, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported Friday.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.
Children can get helmets this Saturday during a giveaway at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
The Gainesville Jaycees is accepting nominations for its annual Young man and Young Woman of the Year award, which honors Hall County residents younger than 40 for their community service.
A man accused of armed robbery in the parking lot of a Gainesville restaurant has been charged with additional, unrelated offenses.
One week after the coldest Thanksgiving since the early 1900s, temperatures continue to break records - in the other extreme.
"Go Big Red!"
The regional youth detention center in Gwinnett County is closing in June, with some offenders set to transfer to the Gainesville RYDC, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Thursday evening.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged a home on Etta Vesta Circle in Gainesville, authorities said.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.