Fearing the remote possibility of a life prison sentence, a 15-year-old girl pleaded guilty this week to charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl at the Laurelwood mental health treatment facility.
Gainesville City Council members spent about half an hour discussing a proposed Cleveland Highway development at their nearly two-hour-long work session this morning.
Every year, it seems there's a new disease people are worried about: West Nile virus, SARS, bird flu, MRSA. For anyone who wasn't around in the 1980s, AIDS may seem like ancient history.
GAINESVILLE - A planned development that was deemed not acceptable for the county might be just right for the city.
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BY JESSICA JORDAN firstname.lastname@example.org Gainesville native and war hero Spc. Channing Moss recently endured his sixth and final surgery. On Tuesday morning, Moss spent four hours at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta having his intestines reconnected to his rectum, allowing the soldier to ditch the colostomy bag he toted around for more than a year. His doctor, Capt. Erik Johnson, reported ...
An official of the University of Georgia told a Gainesville audience that the university, through its agricultural programs, is involved in alternative energy, pharmaceutical development and stem-cell research.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County elections office will begin moving this week into a facility with more space and parking to accommodate voters.
GAINESVILLE - The trees are trimmed and the wreaths have been hung for this Saturday's Festival of Trees Gala, benefiting Challenged Child and Friends.
Gainesville's Good News Clinic got a little good news of its own on Tuesday in the form of a $5,000 grant to purchase and administer adult flu vaccines.
Several residents of the Martin's Crossing West subdivision near Flowery Branch plan to attend an Oakwood public meeting tonight to voice their disapproval of the sewer line Oakwood officials aim to lay through their neighborhood.
GAINESVILLE - This weekend's rain lessened the strain on Lake Lanier, an official from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said at Tuesday's water forum at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Funeral services are this afternoon for a Mill Creek High School freshman killed in a hunting accident over the holiday weekend.
MOUNT AIRY - Judy Forbes' 33-year journey in Habersham County schools comes to an end June 30.
The application deadline for spring semester classes at Piedmont College is Saturday, with registration for classes set for Jan. 3. Class begins Jan. 4. New students should contact the admissions office at 706-776-0103 or 1-800-277-7020. For more information about the college, visit www. piedmont.edu. From staff reports
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.
Oakwood property tax bills are set to go in the mail today.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.