An estimated 398,000 undocumented immigrants currently live in Georgia, according to a report released Thursday by The Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and most of them lack health insurance.
The word "assessment" might make students, parents and even some teachers nervous.
Proponents of medical marijuana were left feeling deflated last week when politics unraveled parts of a state bill aimed at regulating use of the drug in limited form and scope.
Bobby Poole, a Gainesville businessman and active community member who owned the city's last full-service gas station died Friday at age 83.
Construction is ongoing at South Hall's Cherokee Bluffs Park in Flowery Branch.
Lula and surrounding areas are still on alert after a cat that tested positive for rabies was found to have bitten five people, perhaps more.
Attorneys for Hall County Schools and others named in a U.S. District Court lawsuit filed an answer Friday related to religion in schools.
It's all smiles this time of year when Gainesville officials "retreat" to a neighborhood meeting hall and take their first meaningful steps toward balancing next year's budget.
Drugs worth almost $89,000 and about $23,700 in cash was found at a Sherry Lane home authorities searched Thursday, according to a news release from the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad.
The key to preventing deaths like those of Michael Brown and Eric Garner is improving the relationship between police officers and the community they serve.
Despite recent job growth across Georgia and the nation, Hall County has only recovered to prerecession levels in one of four key economic indicators, according to a new study released this week.
The cyclist hit by a car Tuesday on Mundy Mill Road at Fairbanks Drive in Oakwood has been identified by police.
A former Hall County deputy was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges of accepting bribes and conspiring to possess and distribute marijuana.
Gainesville City Council will vote when it meets Tuesday on several proposed changes to Gainesville's alcohol ordinance, which are meant to promote new businesses and mirror state regulations.
Drug agents were on the scene Wednesday of what they are calling a methamphetamine lab at a home on Hanging Dog Road in southeastern Dawson County.
Chief Registrar and Chairwoman Glenda Ferguson is no longer the only woman in Dawson County on the Board of Elections and Voter Registration board.
Investigators with the Hall County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's help to hopefully get some pieces of jewelry back to the rightful owners.
After years of court battles, a stagnant economy and other delays, more than $1 million in site improvements - including runoff protection fencing and road preparation - are beginning for the Riverbrook Village mixed-use development on Thompson Bridge Road at Ga. 136/Price Road.
Gainesville City Council expressed concern Thursday that a proposal to build a drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle remains incompatible with the adjacent residential neighborhood.
Across the nation next Friday, fathers will make an effort to save their sons.
Area government officials are up in arms over the state's proposed transportation bill, which calls for shifting all sales taxes at gas pumps to state coffers, ending the share that local governments, including schools, would get.
The Gainesville City Council expressed concern Thursday that a proposal to build a drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle remains incompatible with the adjacent residential neighborhood.
Chick-fil-A lovers rejoice. The wildly popular but cramped Pearl Nix Parkway eatery is moving to a new and larger location on Dawsonville Highway this summer.
Christian Tetzlaff teaches at a technical college because he wants to give people the skills that helped save his father's life.
All that children need to succeed is one adult who cares about them.
The two co-defendants accused in a West Avenue shooting death have been severed and will be tried separately, according to court documents.