Today is the deadline for property owners in unincorporated Hall County to file their tax returns, and that's no April Fool's Day joke.
No bells and whistles, no band playing or special prizes as Lisa Baker waited Wednesday morning to become Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton's first surgery patient.
Georgia lawmakers approved a transportation funding plan late Tuesday night that they said will raise $900 million through changes to the state's gas tax and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits.
Small vibrant purple flowers cascade down the hillside near a rocky stream.
A patient, complaining of dizziness and having difficulty breathing, requires an electrocardiogram and blood transfusion. As he receives the transfusion, the man goes into cardiac arrest, setting off a series of beeps and flashing lights in his room and outside in the hospital hallway - what is called a "Code Blue."
A Hall County teacher will spend her summer exploring rain forests in Costa Rica while preparing a thorough science, technology, engineering and math curriculum.
Imagine leisurely waking up after a good night's sleep. As the sun begins to pour through the window, you pick up an in-room menu and, with the click of a button, place an order for some scrambled eggs and bacon ... and add a blueberry muffin for good measure.
Motorists can expect travel delays as the Georgia Department of Transportation replaces thousands of raised pavement markers scraped off state routes by snowplows during winter storms.
Through geothermal wells and other high technology, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton hopes its green efforts in building the 100-bed hospital will turn into gold.
"Anxious. Nervous. Prepared."
If testing goes well, a long-awaited traffic light on Ga. 365 at Ramsey Road is set to be operational by mid-morning Thursday, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Gainesville is once again considering the idea of a "rain tax" to pay for upgrades and replacements to aging stormwater infrastructure.
While most students study and learn within a traditional classroom setting, every year Hall County permits a select group to wander beyond the walls of their high school.
After Gwinnett County's animal shelter closed its doors this month because of a pneumonia-like illness that killed one dog and infected many others, local shelters are taking steps to prevent the same fate.
For the first time, a technical college has back-to-back winners of the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction.
Susie Underwood worked on multiple drafts of the letter to accompany Sally Hull's portrait, a woman in hospice who raised Underwood like one of her own children.
The journey to recovery has been slow for Brittany Walters, but the milestones are coming, one by one, for the Hall County woman.
It's déjà vu all over again, except with a little twist.
A 17-year-old boy walking along the train tracks in Jefferson was struck and killed Thursday by a freight train.
The Habersham County government reached a settlement agreement with the family of a toddler critically injured by a flash grenade in May.
Hall County continues to lead the state in putting people into jobs.
In the first three months of 2015, more than a handful of Hall County foster care kids with the Division of Family and Children Services spent an average of two nights in a hotel.
"I know that lonely, dark feeling," said Chris Dorsey, an Iraq War veteran from Winder.
Capping off the week honoring crime victims, the Hall County Solicitor's Office and District Attorney's Office will hold its annual butterfly release at 11 a.m. Friday.
Gateway Domestic Violence Center will put on a fundraiser Friday evening at the Chattahoochee Country Club featuring cocktails, heavy hors d'oeuvres and an extensive silent auction.
With this week's voluntary recall of all Blue Bell Creameries products, some schools across Georgia faced a choice about removing items from the cafeteria line. But in Hall County and Gainesville, no such dairy quandary exists.