After being struck by a patient at the Central State Hospital, Kel Lee Cutrell knew there was only one correct response: a hug.
Gainesville Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel said her father taught her that if you're going to do something, you should do it right.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has named a new district engineer for the 21-county Northeast Georgia District 1, which includes Hall.
It's a brand new team, but it's already shaping up to be a fierce competition.
CUMMING - After spending 35 years on Atlanta TV warning viewers what not to do in a storm, retired meteorologist and Forsyth County resident Ken Cook had a chance to put his own advice into practice during a recent thunderstorm.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has seen its recovery from claims to damaged state property nearly quadruple in the first year it has outsourced the work.
Students at Lanier Career Academy learned Thursday that the heroes of Sept. 11, 2001, included both courageous men and women and their K-9 helpers.
Hall County has announced the launch of a new Geographic Information Systems website that will allow residents to access property and tax assessment information.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department is still looking to repay about $23,000 in unclaimed water refunds.
ATLANTA - A new study suggests the growing share of income earned by the rich could raise the costs of a Republican proposal to replace Georgia's income tax with an expanded sales tax.
In an increasingly technology-centered society, science education is growing in importance. Even on its own, it remains a critical part of helping students develop thinking and problem-solving skills.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles' silence on the July 10 clemency it granted a death-row inmate in a 1991 murder case has stirred strong emotions in North Georgia, with ripple effects possibly leading to the doors of the 2015 General Assembly.
Lula held its inaugural fall festival Saturday, hosted by the Lula-Belton Historical Society, even as rain clouds threatened the cloudy blue skies.
It seems like an annual or biennial ritual: Contract talks between a hospital and a major health insurer break down, and customers and patients are warned of looming deadlines.
Some lakefront property owners are still unhappy with their tax assessments after revised notices were mailed last week, and promise to appeal once more, this time to the state Board of Equalization.
Four lanes of Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road are expected to be open to motorists today, nearly two months earlier than expected.
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners meets tonight, it will likely rescind a vote made two weeks ago awarding a contract to Scroggs & Grizzel Contracting of Gainesville to provide structural steel and other construction materials for the new correctional institute.
Four lanes of Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road are expected to be open to motorists by 5 p.m. Thursday, nearly two months earlier than expected.
Two weeks before Christmas, the Gainesville Police Department will ditch pen and paper and begin the process of digital reporting.
Hall County officials are considering creating a new agency that aims to revitalize tax-foreclosed, vacant and abandoned property.
Traffic is scheduled to shift Monday on Ga. 347 in Braselton as the Georgia Department of Transportation continues work on widening the South Hall County road.
The public is invited to take part in "Conversations that Matter," a town hall meeting addressing employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.
A Forsyth County grand jury handed down an indictment last week of a North Forsyth woman arrested as part of an investigation into possible fraudulent legal practices.
A 25-year-old Butts County man has been indicted on several charges in connection with the February beating death of a 3-year-old North Forsyth County boy.
The U.S. solicitor general said he believes the Supreme Court should put off accepting a Florida lawsuit that accuses Georgia of consuming too much water.
Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites has given its OK to a new chapter representing Don Carter State Park in North Hall County.
A portion of Wilshire Trails Park will be closed Wednesday and possibly Thursday, according to Gainesville Parks and Recreation.