The Army Corps of Engineers plans to begin accepting applications Sept. 16 for the remaining boat dock permits on Lake Lanier.
Students at North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville have been given the all-clear to re-enter most buildings on campus after a threat was written on the wall of one building.
After deadlocking earlier this month on whether to raise water rates 1 percent, Gainesville City Council will hold another vote to try and end the stalemate Tuesday night.
While county officials have requested about $14.5 million in direct investment from the state - which does not require any payback - through the Governor's Water Supply Program, they did not apply for a loan.
When Keaton Coker was struggling with brain cancer, his positivity was so persistent his family found it almost hard to believe.
Area veterans replaced old sidewalk with new bricks Wednesday at a war memorial in Gainesville's Rock Creek Park. The bricks are inscribed with the names of people who have donated money for improvements to the park's memorials, including a planned archway. More than 200 inscribed bricks were installed.
Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery D. Niles has been selected by Gov. Nathan Deal to be chairman of the Georgia State Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision.
Eric Thomas is the lone candidate in Clermont Town Council's special election set for Nov. 4.
A lost videotaped interview contributed to a murder defendant pleading guilty to a lesser charge Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court.
ATLANTA - Democrat Jason Carter picked up the endorsement of one of the largest teachers' groups in Georgia on Wednesday, a move that was largely expected but helped him underscore a central message of his campaign against Republican Gov. Nathan Deal.
The Appignani Humanist Legal Center, the legal arm of the American Humanist Association, responded to the letter by alleging that religious activity is continuing at the school and in fact "these practices have been ongoing, pervasive and longstanding."
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted earlier this month to open a pharmacy and health clinic for employees, officials debated over the best location, whether the city of Gainesville should be a partner and how much savings could be generated.
Hall County Schools' response to a letter from a humanist group that accused coaches at Chestatee High School of illegally leading students in prayer during football games and practices says the alleged offenses happened "almost a year ago."
When the Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday to raise the account service fee on water bills in lieu of increasing water rates, customers outside the city limits must have a felt a reversal of fortunes.
Millions enjoy Lake Lanier each year, and lake groups now want those visitors to return the favor with some litter cleanup.
Dahlonega has been awarded a $5.1 million federal grant for a project that officials hope will improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in an area around downtown and the University of North Georgia.
Five area schools have landed on a list for highest progress in the state, and each of them has used a different strategy to get there.
A Flowery Branch man accused of shooting his brother on Christmas Day has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and felony obstruction of an officer, according to court records.
The public is invited to celebrate the benefits of treating mental illness and substance abuse in a free event called Unify North Georgia.
The Bushes aren't from Georgia, but the powerful Republican clan has become a focal point in a contentious Senate race here as Republican David Perdue trades fire with Democrat Michelle Nunn over her work at the Bush family's Points of Light foundation.
A Smyrna man was arrested Tuesday and charged with public indecency related to an incident on Three Sisters Island, according to officials.
A truck submerged in Lake Lanier at Little River Park was determined Wednesday to be stolen from Gwinnett County, said Hall County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Deputy Nicole Bailes.
Motorists traveling northbound on Interstate 985 can expect to see traffic delays through Oct. 3 as Georgia Department of Transportation crews trim trees along the road.
Three Gainesville schools and two Hall County schools made a list for those with the highest progress in the state.
Construction crews are setting prestressed concrete bridge beams this week for the new Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road bridge over the Chattahoochee River portion of Lake Lanier.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center is on a healthy three-year streak when it comes to impact on local and state economies.
Abraham Deng lived a "glorious life" in the village of Duk in Sudan, until military forces attacked, driving him and thousands of other children to flee into the jungle.
For the second time, the public is invited to "Ask Anything," a discussion of faith and religion with representatives of two different belief systems.