The completion of the four- and six-lane Ga. 347 in South Hall County by this time next year will mark the opening of one of Hall's few east-west traffic arteries - and maybe its last major one for years to come.
Though medical marijuana is now legal in nearly half of U.S. states, and while marijuana can be used for recreational use in four states plus the District of Columbia, Georgia lawmakers appear hesitant to follow suit.
The idea of privatizing foster care was batted about during the last session, but ultimately lawmakers passed on that endeavor.
Paying for roads could be the biggest issue in 2015.
Efforts last year to defeat Common Core in Georgia were unsuccessful, but legislators are likely to discuss concerns that still exist regarding the education standards.
For every buzzword tossed about in recent years when talking about the economy, there is an equal and opposite epithet. And, sometimes, which is which depends on whom you're asking.
Every morning around 9 a.m., the snow machines at Lake Lanier Islands in Buford start pumping to ensure that visitors don't miss out on a white wintertime.
Within the first week of the new year, an inmate at the Arrendale State Prison in Habersham County earned her high school diploma while behind bars.
The first work week of January brought bitter cold temperatures to North Georgia. The second week will bring rain.
Gov. Nathan Deal's inauguration on Monday will be moved inside the Capitol building due to the threat of rain throughout the day.
Georgia Democrats have put the economy, health care and civil rights at the top of their legislative agenda for 2015 as they try to make inroads with state voters for future elections.
While Gov. Nathan Deal has not yet revealed specific plans for his second term - those details will come this week during several speeches he is prepared to deliver, including Monday's inaugural and Wednesday's the State of the State address - the broad aspects of his agenda become clear in his last go-round as Georgia's chief executive, and likely his last hurrah in politics.
Gainesville Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a homicide Saturday at the Sun Suites Hotel on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
Longtime Lula Councilwoman Vicky Chambers, who was injured in a Jan. 10 wreck in East Hall County, died Thursday.
Port of Savannah officials have their hands full with an ambitious deepening project, but they're also watching how the transportation funding debate plays out in the Georgia General Assembly.
Some milestones come with age - others with the advent of technology.
Hall County's representation in a civil suit brought by a former Hall County Jail inmate hopes to dismiss the case, saying the county can't be held liable for a jailer's actions.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is likely to sign off tonight on an updated marketing plan for the Gateway Industrial Centre in hopes the business park is finally ready for build-out.
Everybody knows what's on top of Green Street in Gainesville: cars and more cars.
Authorities said a 62-year-old man has allegedly distributed 2 pounds of illegal narcotics a week in Hall County and three neighboring counties.
Hall County parents who are unsure how to help their children with math homework will soon have a tool to make it easier.
Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield and columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.
A Flowery Branch woman was charged Tuesday with first-degree arson and insurance fraud in connection with allegedly setting a fire at her home.
Criticisms are growing as Hall County and area city officials prepare to sign off on an agreement about what projects to fund if voters approve a special purpose local option sales tax in March.
Longtime Georgia Department of Transportation executive Russell McMurry was elected Tuesday to be its new commissioner, effective immediately.
The Gainesville City Board of Education on Tuesday night recognized students for their presentations during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.
Lula City Council has put off a Jan. 28 planning session until Councilwoman Vicky Chambers, who was seriously injured in a Jan. 10 wreck, can participate.