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.
Hall County has now mailed residential, commercial, industrial and agriculture property tax assessments, but most land and building owners will not see any change in valuation this year.
With restaurants, auto mechanics and small retail shops - among many others - already operating along Atlanta Highway in Gainesville, the busy thoroughfare crossing between predominantly Latino neighborhoods is one of the most diverse business districts in all of Hall County.
A bill requiring boat titles never left the Georgia House in the recently ended legislative session, but the issue won't drop off the radar for lake advocates.
The Georgia Department of Labor is holding a resource and career expo for veterans and other job seekers this Thursday in Cornelia.
For the past 10 years Jeff McWaters has attended the annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival, which was held on the historic Dahlonega square over the weekend. The two-day festival was rain-or-shine, and this year vendors and visitors had the chance to experience both.
Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel will be working with Chris Griner again.
Area churches gathered Sunday to put their faith into action by pouring out and packaging some 30,000 meals as part of a global feeding ministry.
The North Georgia Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2015 Community Impact Grants.
Heavy thunderstorms are moving through North Georgia today, with Hall County and the rest of the region under a tornado watch until 3 p.m.
The consensus among the Gainesville City Council is that the proposed 2016 fiscal year budget, unveiled by City Manager Kip Padgett on Thursday, is in good shape.
Family and co-workers of the Lanier Flight Center instructor who died after an October plane crash honored the passionate aviator Saturday in the most fitting way: teaching people to fly.
It's arguably a question of parental rights.
Gainesville is the newest of the 10 cities in Florida, Georgia and Alabama to host the Five Points of Life Kids marathon. The Five Points of Life Foundation, started by LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, hosted the marathons as a fun way to get kids active. Participants walk or run 25 miles over a specified amount of time logging their distance as they go.
Like their adult counterparts, juvenile offenders can pose potential threats for deputies working to secure the Hall County Courthouse.
Typically, the real legal maneuvering begins once a lawsuit is filed.