Frances Miller Mathis, who came from a mountain valley to Gainesville and established a long history of civic involvement, was honored Thursday as the Girl Scouts' Woman of Distinction.
A man who grew marijuana plants on federal forest land was sentenced to life in prison in a Gainesville courtroom Thursday.
Because it didn't have enough members present, the Flowery Branch City Council postponed a public hearing Thursday night on a Lula man's application to build a duplex on Church Street at Mooney Drive.
A Gainesville man has been charged in several vehicle break-ins, thefts and a burglary that occurred earlier this week.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting environmental assessments for updating the master plans of two facilities on Lake Lanier.
Overnight work on Mundy Mill Road at Interstate 985 has been delayed because of problems with a crane used to lift bridge beams.
From staff reports
An 18-year-old Buford man has been charged with manufacturing marijuana after police say they found eight marijuana plants growing in his closet.
A pool of state money beefed up by the federal economic stimulus package could end up benefiting residents of a narrow, two-lane street in South Hall.
Aug. 29, 2005, is a day that will live in infamy.
The Lula City Council got a bargain when it awarded a bid for sewer lines to its new waste treatment facility Tuesday.
Just as Paul Revere signaled that the British were arriving, the opening of the Gainesville census office signals that it is almost time for the decennial count.
With about 800 miles of trails in North Georgia's Chattahoochee National Forest, it's not surprising that people sometimes aren't sure which trail they're on.
A Gainesville developer's request to scale down a lake-front housing development sailed through the second stage of the city's planning process Tuesday.
Two hundred and forty million dollars is a lot of money.
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It didn't take too long for the Hall County's Marine Rescue 1 to speed off into action Wednesday.
In Hall County and all along Lake Lanier, it's important to know how to swim.
The Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis is taking shape with Gov. Nathan Deal's appointment this week of Gainesville resident and pharmacist Sara "Mandy" Wilson Reece, and the state's patient registry will soon come online.
Gainesville High School will hold graduation commencement exercises for the class of 2015 Friday at 7 p.m. at City Park Stadium.
The Americans with Disabilities Act Legacy Tour will make its second visit to Gainesville from noon to 3 p.m. Friday with exhibits on display at Brenau University's Downtown Center at 301 Main St. SW.
A suspected MS-13 gang member was arrested Tuesday in Flowery Branch in connection with the 2011 execution-style deaths of two brothers in New York.
No matter how much his business grows, regardless of how rapidly his mortgage banking company expands, Wes Hunt's past and present will always be inextricably linked.
To be literate in science and social studies, students need the most accurate, updated education possible.
It's been a struggle for Hall County to drum up competition for its goods, services and capital improvement needs over the last year, and the result could be costly for taxpayers.
North Georgia Community Foundation is hosting Philanthropy at its Best, an opportunity to learn how the foundation can be a charitable giving resource for professional advisors and their clients.
Gainesville resident Zack Thompson announced Wednesday that he will run against incumbent Bob Hamrick for the Ward 2 seat on the Gainesville City Council this fall.
Five people indicted in the death of a Taxi El Palmar driver filed motions recently related to a new judge presiding over the case and to have separate trials.
The teenage driver in a single-vehicle wreck that killed a rising North Forsyth High School senior last June faces five years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree vehicular homicide.
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