The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is requesting $1.99 billion for its 2016 budget and a separate $254.8 million for facilities.
Oakwood is holding its third of four required public hearings Thursday as part of an $800,000 road project related to M. Stringer Road at the King's Hawaiian plant.
An English professor told a Gainesville audience Tuesday night that educators, including herself, were heavily involved in the development of Common Core standards but they also were "passionate" about their work.
Pap Datta is one step closer to his dream of opening a microbrewery in Gainesville.
A prosecutor says a grand jury will investigate a police raid that severely injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in the child's playpen last spring in Cornelia.
A Lanier Career Academy student has been arrested and charged with making terroristic threats.
The attorney for the go-between in a Valentine's Day murder-for-hire scheme argued for an appeal Monday on the grounds of unlawfully obtained and unsuppressed phone records.
ATLANTA - First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to pick up a key seat for Democrats.
Politics appear to be at the heart of President Barack Obama's decision last week to delay unspecified executive action on immigration until after the November mid-term elections.
Area Chick-fil-A customers on Monday remembered Chick-fil-A's founder for his business model and personal values. S. Truett Cathy died early Monday morning at 93.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to approve about $1 million in spending on Thursday for the purchase of a new firetruck with an aerial platform.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is still considering revisions to the business license code months after changes were first proposed.
Lula is developing a backup plan in case Hall County's special purpose local option sales tax is not extended after it expires next year.
The Hall County School District is hoping to become a charter system next year, but it's a decision that hinges on the Georgia Department of Education's interpretation of just what a charter system is.
A public hearing is set for tonight in Gainesville on Common Core standards in Georgia schools.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Looper Lake Point area in North Hall County after a person had contact with a rabid beaver.
The call came over the radio, a 10-7 (out of service) and 10-42 (end of tour of duty) for Georgia State Patrol Trooper Tyrone Collier Dillard. It was a call that gave a dignified sign-off for Dillard, who died while directing traffic Feb. 3, 1977, on U.S. 129.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners denied a request Thursday night to abandon a 1,200-foot portion of Beards Road in South Hall and intends to pave the dirt road instead.
An alleged drug deal ending in the death of the man police say was the dealer has led to two men being indicted on felony murder charges.
A Gainesville homeless man was indicted Tuesday on two counts of felony murder, having allegedly slammed another homeless man's head against a metal guardrail.
The metro Gainesville unemployment rate for August fell to 6.7 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7 percent in July, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Wednesday was the day for Directed Studies' annual Bug Extravaganza in the media center of North Hall Middle School. Students had to collect at least 25 insects over the summer for the independent study project and research their scientific classifications and names. The event also featured musical presentations as well as entomology presentations by the students and buggy treats to eat.
Oakwood police are asking for any information in the theft of six computers from a local Wal-Mart.
Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle traveled to Macon last week to represent only Hall County, but he came back as an advocate for 118 more counties.
ATLANTA - Georgia voters who are tired of political advertising this year should count small blessings: It could always be worse.
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.