Teri Pope with the Georgia Department of Transportation said that as of 11:35 this morning, new lanes on Dawsonville Highway north of Gainesville have been opened.
All 159 of Georgia's counties are playing a part in rolling out the welcome mat for the return of the USS Georgia to state waters in March. U.S. Navy representatives are collaborating with multiple Georgia Regional Development Centers to plan a statewide Georgia Flag Project that takes the state flag on a trip through each county where local government officials sign a document verifying its visit to the county. ...
GAINESVILLE - No time to bask in becoming Gainesville City Board of Education's newest members Monday night. Maria Calkins and Sammy Smith jumped right into a critical issue, the school system's application for charter system status.
The Gainesville Police Department is currently investigating an aggravated assault that occurred Sunday morning at about 3:12 a.m. at the Waffle House located at 2507 Pentee Drive.
DAWSONVILLE - The prime suspect in the case of a missing Buford woman led investigators from Dawson County and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to the woman's remains in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area, south of Dawsonville, Monday night.
ATLANTA - Authorities are exploring a possible link between the disappearance of a female hiker and the presumed killing of an elderly couple from North Carolina last October.
Joshua Robbins was one of thousands of people who dropped a raffle ticket into a bucket outside several playhouses displayed on the Gainesville square at Mule Camp Market in October. Local high school construction students spent months carefully crafting each playhouse to be raffled off to benefit Habitat for Humanity, and raised a total of $17,000 for the home-building agency. Students built playhouses inspired by the television ...
GAINESVILLE - Hall County schools' teachers and administrators are looking at revising the "block schedule," with changes to come possibly as early as next school year. The block schedule initially was put in place "to get kids to more courses, or at least the opportunity to take more courses," said Sally Krisel, the district's assistant director of teaching and learning. However, "we have discovered over the years ...
The life and death of Alta Vista Cemetery's most renowned figure was honored Sunday afternoon with a three-volley rifle salute by Confederate re-enactors.
Early results on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills show that Hall County students in second through eighth grades districtwide improved or stayed at the same level in five of six subject areas.
The Associated Press The search for a 24-year-old hiker who has been missing for six days will be scaled back today, the same day her accused abductor is scheduled to appear before a judge to face kidnapping charges in her disappearance. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman John Bankhead said on Sunday that the search for Meredith Emerson will not stop, but that only trained search and rescue ...
Citing environmental concerns, officials with the Chattahoochee National Forest say they want to permanently close an area used by off-road vehicles.
A Maysville man was killed Friday afternoon when his truck was struck by a train in Commerce.
GAINESVILLE -- Grant Smereczynsky is hoping the third time's the charm in his ongoing battle against the city of Gainesville.
OAKWOOD -- Joel Aquino spent years traveling the world with companies mining in exotic places, including a $13 billion gold and copper find in Laos.
State and local officials and lawmakers gave their initial thoughts on the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation of lowering the blood-alcohol content rule to .05 for roads, from .08.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to OK a water reauthorization bill that will not limit Georgia's water use from Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona, a restriction that had been sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.
A presentation by the Drug Free Coalition of Hall County at the Hall County Schools District Office on Thursday night in Gainesville focused on preventing overdoses of prescription drugs.
Gov. Nathan Deal ordered Bibles be returned to rooms at state parks Wednesday after the books were removed following a complaint from a guest.
Two measures passed unanimously at a brief city of Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board meeting on Tuesday evening at the Public Safety Complex.
The Georgia State Patrol on Tuesday identified the 11-year-old boy who was injured Sunday afternoon in a four-wheeler accident in West Hall as Lanny Charles Dunagan.
A 22-year-old man was airlifted for treatment Tuesday after the Gator or similar vehicle he was riding in the woods overturned, authorities said.
Hall County will test its outdoor weather siren at 10 a.m. today.
Today's remarks at Laurel Park by Gov. Nathan Deal are expected to focus on the boating under the influence portion of the boating safety reforms passed by the legislature and signed into law April 23.
WomenSource, an organization dedicated to "encouraging personal and professional success for all women in Northeast Georgia through a variety of educational programs," according to program coordinator Laura Haynes, visited Milton Martin Honda on Tuesday. The organization has partnered with the car dealership before, but members wanted to do it again and take the auto lessons, learning things from when to service vehicles to how to jump- start a car.
Prescription drug addiction will be the topic of the night at a presentation Thursday at the Hall County Schools office.
Even though children aren't going to be able to visit their school library over the summer, there are still plenty of opportunities to hone their reading skills.
The few people who showed at the hearings got to see the thinking behind the math in the Gainesville school system's crafting a budget for fiscal 2013-14.
A man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday after a jury convicted him on Monday of several violent felonies and property crimes, the Northeastern Judicial Circuit's district attorney's office said.
The Georgia State Election Board declined to send alleged election violations by Hall County to the state Attorney General's Office Tuesday.