James Joy remembers the ship, an oil tanker that helped refuel dozens of craft across both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters of World War II.
Marion Trimmer remembers how nice the Japanese people were when he served in the Navy during and after World War II.
BUFORD - Clyne Veal survived months in the Atlantic Theater aboard the Navy destroyer USS Emmons, including the D-Day invasion at Normandy.
As the mother of a teenage son, Barbara Allen randomly searches his room for illegal drugs.
The basis of Georgia's statewide sex offender registry is an antiquated and inflexible system which contains incomplete, inaccurate and outdated information on sex offenders, according to a recent audit.
College majors are now more skills-oriented and hands-on than ever.
Cody Halvorson may only be 23 years old, but he has been through more than most men his age.
Invasion of Japan turns to occupation
A formidable sight, with its length that of three football fields and imposing guns aimed at the sky, the USS Missouri sits anchored today as a memorial in Pearl Harbor.
Church bells rang out, fire engines rang their sirens and - as we know from the famous picture - a seaman and a nurse locked lips in New York City's Times Square.
Around Lake Lanier, many people spend their summers lounging by the water or taking a breezy ride on a boat to cool down, though many don't know how to swim.
Hall County is paving new territory by beginning a countywide environmental management system that will coordinate the green efforts of nearly a dozen local agencies.
If you're in the market for a new or better job, you may want to make plans to be at the Georgia Mountains Center on Thursday.
BUFORD - Robert Davis said when the music cranks up at Holiday Marina, he can hardly hear himself think.
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Hall County schools and businesses want to connect students with employers. That mirrors state efforts, which have been recognized nationally.
The grounds are lined with trash rather than flowers. No birds sing from shaking limbs along the gravel road entrance. And the stray cats act ...
At one time, Taste of Gainesville was called Dinner on the Docks. But by any name, the fare is just as delicious.
Friends of Don Carter State Park sponsored the third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival on Saturday to raise awareness for the park and supply funding ...
New year, different trash
Sandy Rivera is teaching AP human geography - and an advanced placement course - at Gainesville High School for the first time.
For 14 years, Gene "Coffee King" Burch, 68, would hold court as the manager of Common Grounds Coffee Shoppe and Deli in Flowery Branch.
A Virginia man going the wrong way on Interstate 85 in Jackson County was killed in a fiery crash early Friday when his vehicle struck ...
Women shopping for and selling a variety of items, including clothing, accessories, home decor and Christmas gifts, filled First Baptist Church in Gainesville on Friday.
Millennials may already match baby boomers in terms of their share of the American electorate, but a new poll reveals that only 32 percent of ...
You never know what mythical creatures are around.
The garden at Enota, of course, was discussed and questioned at the forum held at the school Thursday night.
For years, it served as the main entrance to Reunion Country Club in South Hall.
Listen to D.I. Brunson, band director at Johnson High School, and a number of his students, and much the same thread is heard - it ...
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