Georgia is undoubtedly a conservative-leaning state.
Isaac Strickland of Newnan trekked to Gainesville this weekend to see his family and take part in one of his favorite activities - cycling.
Ramped-up code enforcement efforts are not expected to be hampered despite the fact Gainesville Community Development Department officials don't expect their budget to change much in the 2015 fiscal year.
Ryan Sanders, assistant program manager with Stop Hunger Now, milled around the crowded room wearing a shirt emblazoned with "Rice Goes Last."
Lula officials are gearing up for a special election to replace City Councilman Norman Harrop, who is preparing for a move of his own.
The standard length of a school bus seat is 39 inches - that's 13 inches per student, mind you.
The University of North Georgia is continuing a series of town hall meetings for alumni and community members to weigh in on its strategic plan.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department is proposing a 2.25 percent increase in the water rate for the 2015 fiscal year, and a 1.25 percent increase in the sewer rate.
Nairika Cornett has always kept her children's exposure to technology to a minimum, but it was a hassle.
The wreck in her front yard, turning an elaborate birdhouse into a pile of lumber, helped confirm what Stephanie Scoggins already knew: Something needs to be done with Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road.
The Disabled American Veterans' hosted its "Fulfilling Our Promises" concert Saturday night at the Carlos and Sandra Cervantes Theater at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. The concert featured a variety of music, including classical, country and gospel performed by 15 musicians of various ages and backgrounds. The event was a fundraiser for DAV Chapter 17, which depends on donations and volunteers to assist area veterans and their families. In addition, the chapter provides scholarships for children of veterans and transportation to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur.
Gainesville City Council appears poised to approve the placement of a long-awaited historical marker at the site of the former Cooper Pants Factory, which burned during the April 6, 1936, tornado that devastated much of the city.
Brenau University celebrated its past with a black-tie-optional event Saturday night while sharing with guests big plans for the future.
A second reading and final vote on easing restrictions on where pawnshops can be located will be heard when Gainesville City Council meets tonight.
A private group with a vested interest in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin has asked its consultants to begin drafting a water management plan for the basin.
The annual Gateway to Hope fundraiser set for Friday aims tobenefit victims of domestic violence.
A single-engine Cessna plane that had to make an emergency landing on U.S. 441 in Commerce on Sunday morning appears to have run out of gas.
A draft plan featuring educator bonuses as part of the federal Race to the Top program was approved Monday night by the Hall County Board of Education.
Gainesville High School students now need only 23 credits to graduate, down from 24 last year and 28 just a few years ago.
A Dahlonega woman has been charged in a hit-and-run at a school bus stop that resulted in minor injuries to two Hall County schoolchildren.
With some hotly contested races in this year's election, including for the U.S. Senate and governor, the onslaught of political campaign advertising is just beginning.
Local attorneys representing Hall's indigent defendants welcomed an executive order providing additional funding for lawyers without conflicting interests.
A plane en route to Gainesville had to make an emergency landing in Commerce Sunday after the pilot reported "intermittent engine and power failure."
One in three Georgia inmates will return to prison within three years of being placed on parole, but a new state law aims to reduce those numbers and help nonviolent offenders get back to work.
Hall firefighters responded to a residential fire early Sunday morning, making it the sixth blaze since Thursday night.
Deputies were called to the scene of a gas station robbery Sunday afternoon.
A 6-year-old Gwinnett County boy died Saturday from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle, according to Gwinnett County Police spokesman Sgt. Brian Doan.
Students from area high schools have until May 1 to apply for this year's Junior Achievement scholarship.