In fiscal year 1993, the Georgia Lottery Corp. made more than $19 million from ticket sales. Fiscal year 2011, which ended in June, brought more than $3.5 billion in ticket sales.
Lake Lanier turned deadly over the weekend, with a Buford teenager drowning after a boating accident and a Cumming man slipping underwater and never resurfacing.
Hall County authorities have found the body of a Buford boy who had been feared drowned following a Saturday night boating accident on Lake Lanier in North Hall.
A 51-year-old Cumming man drowned while wade fishing in Lake Lanier, south of Brown's Bridge in Hall County.
While Hurricane Irene continued to lash out against the east coast Saturday, a group with the Salvation Army in Gainesville prepared to offer assistance in North Carolina.
Gainesville police continue to search for a suspect they believe robbed the Shell Food Mart on Friday night at West Ridge Road and U.S. 129.
Hall County fire crews were called Saturday night to battle a house fire south of Gainesville.
Your attic is full of old family junk. It can't be worth anything more than sentiment, right?
The Georgia Lottery Corp. lost more than $65 million between 2009, when ticket sales were highest, and 2011.
A new policy essentially allowing several illegal immigrants to be released from federal custody has not yet resulted in any releases from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's leased facility in Gainesville.
Now that Georgia's new congressional maps are almost final, no one's expecting anything less than a political stampede in Northeast Georgia.
With archery season just a few weeks away, local hunters take the opportunity to hone their skill with a friendly competition.
Gainesville police officers are searching for a man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a West Ridge Road convenience store.
Hall County's delinquent taxpayers have until Wednesday to apply for amnesty.
If Lake Lanier drops another 2-plus feet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will revert to its "low water action plan" and stop issuing boat dock permits, an official said this week.
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Flowery Branch is looking at developing a pedestrian link between its downtown roundabout and Lake Lanier.
Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield said a recent 3 percent cut in expenses could pave the way for a 2.5 percent raise for ...
A woman distracted by her radio caused a wreck that backed up Dawsonville Highway traffic for most of Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
A Gainesville man was found hiding under a table inside a Gainesville pharmacy, police said.
Members of the SPLOST VII Citizen Review Committee take their job seriously.
After fire station theft reports in neighboring counties, Hall County Fire Services said it would be increasing security measures.
Since being named Consul General of the Mexican Consulate in Atlanta last summer, Javier Diaz admits he wanted to know more about this place called ...
Flowery Branch would be the new tourism gateway to Hall County as part of a proposal from Georgia tourism officials.
Three people, including an infant, were killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon on Ga. 347/Friendship Road near Jones Drive, according to authorities.
The case of three people convicted in a Feb. 14, 2010, murder-for-hire plot will be revisited Wednesday on "Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen."
By a large show of hands, Martin Road residents gave their approval Tuesday night to an alternative to a much-despised widening of the South Hall ...
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has awarded a $379,916 contract for construction of a roundabout at Ledan and Sardis roads in northwest Hall ...
Who doesn't like puppies?
Hall County Schools officials have canceled more than 20 field trips to the downtown Atlanta area amid traffic and safety concerns since a portion of ...
Martin Technology Academy of Math and Science was evacuated for about 10 minutes Tuesday morning after smoke was reported in the first-grade classroom pod area.
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