A heated competition across the state starts with children picking up a new book.
Getting children safely to school is difficult in cold weather, with or without snowfall.
Gainesville City Council rejected a couple's request Tuesday to change an original zoning to allow a fourth residential lot on Lake Knickerbocker, a high-end neighborhood off the Chattahoochee Golf Club.
Seven people were displaced by a fire this evening in the 200 block of South Street NE in Buford, according to Gwinnett County fire officials.
More than $40,000 was contributed to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger campaign between the Krogers in Gainesville and Dawsonville, with another $2,500 going to the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
A Buford man has been reported missing, according to Gwinnett County authorities.
Carol Martin will take the oath of office as Gainesville's full-time police chief tonight when the City Council meets. Martin has been the interim police chief since late August.
The city of Lula in northeastern Hall County has completed its downtown "streetscape" project.
ATLANTA - Whether jealous rage should have played more of a role at a Gainesville man's 2010 murder trial was argued Monday by attorneys before the Georgia Supreme Court.
"This county's getting ready to go," Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum said Monday night. "Whether you're ready or not."
Plans to develop an 89-lot subdivision spanning the Hall and Gwinnett county line have been scaled back after a Winder-based developer met with local residents seeking to reduce the project's density.
Gainesville High School courses next year could include advanced outdoor education, masonry and a reading and writing support class.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners might delay a vote this week on whether to hire a new vendor to handle processing of credit and debit card payments.
Volunteers are needed to look after the best interest of local abused and neglected children.
After many rounds of intense competition, Emily Wood won the Hall County School District spelling bee with the correct spelling of "goatee."
Cancer is a tough opponent.
A housing program with strict reporting standards is to blame for Hall County missing a deadline to submit its annual audit to the state, according to local officials.
North Georgia may have dodged the snow-and-ice bullet so far this year, but officials say they're in better shape in case the region is blasted by a storm like the "snowmageddon" that struck on this day last year.
The University of North Georgia Gainesville campus will host the 2015 Relay For Life of Hall County.
A Cumming man was arrested Monday and charged with trafficking methamphetamine in Oakwood after investigators found 250 grams of the substance.
Winter weather affected roads in the Gaps of Lumpkin, Towns, Union and White counties this morning, but snow has stopped falling and crews are now just monitoring the situation.
A suspect in a hit-and-run that sent a homeless man to the hospital in critical condition has been identified by Oakwood police as Deboris Joshua Owens, 26, of Gainesville.
Clermont Town Council has set its 2015 election for Nov. 3.
Georgia Republican U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Johnny Isakson recently introduced the Fair Tax Act of 2015, which seeks to eliminate income taxes, abolish the Internal Revenue Service and enact a national sales tax.
Oakwood City Council gave its final OK on Monday night to a Nov. 3 election filling four council seats.
North Hall musicians, singers and thespians will soon have a state-of-the-art performing arts center, but East Hall performers will have to wait longer for the same facility.
Investigator Scott Ginn testified Monday that a 60-year-old Gainesville man raped a 20-year-old woman with an intellectual disability.