Terry Stone got a sick feeling in her stomach when she dialed a phone number for Bonnie Turner, and no one, not even a machine, answered.
GAINESVILLE - Graduation tests are under way this week in the Gainesville and Hall County school systems.
The storms that struck the Gainesville area on Saturday wreaked havoc by dumping hail on the lots of a number of the area's new car dealers.
As the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq approaches, three Iraq war veterans spoke at Gainesville State College Monday and pondered whether an exit strategy is possible.
A Braselton man and his teenage son were killed in a head-on collision Sunday night in Marietta. Rod Godfrey, 47, died in the helicopter en route to the hospital, and Eric Godfrey, 17, died at the scene of the crash, the Marietta Police Department reported.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office has been given a second stamp of approval from the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies.
GAINESVILLE - The Gainesville school board voted Monday night to hold off on a possible crosswalk at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy to see how other traffic and safety recommendations play out. Earlier this month, the board asked school officials to look at the possibility of a raised crosswalk in the front parking lot at Enota, as a way to help with pedestrian traffic during morning drop-off and afternoon pickup ...
Although no tornadoes reportedly touched down in Hall County Saturday, tornado devastation did hit home for several Hall County residents who were in downtown Atlanta Friday night when a tornado mangled the CNN Center. The EF-2 tornado registered winds near 130 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado first touched down near the intersection of Simpson and Burbank streets at 9:38 p.m. and traveled six miles east over ...
Children who attended the services at The Church @ War Hill in Dawsonville Sunday were on the edge of their pews as Senior Pastor Don Allen told the story of David and Goliath using a live lion, tiger and bear.
National Weather Service officials confirmed Sunday that two tornadoes touched down in Georgia as a result of severe thunderstorms Saturday. And today, meteorologists will investigate the possibility of a third tornado touchdown Saturday in southern Butts County.
Today, a Dacula couple plans to set off from Springer Mountain in an attempt to "thru-hike" all 2,174 miles of the Appalachian Trail.
LULA - After a damaging Easter freeze in 2007, Drew Echols is optimistic about the 2008 peach crop at Jaemor Farms near Lula. That freeze killed the buds and wiped out the harvest at the orchard his family owns. The same was true for most of the apple crop.
The Gainesville school system faces penalties and interest for not filing paperwork last year to the Social Security Administration regarding its employees' 2006 W-2s.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Three Flowery Branch High School seniors won first place Saturday at the Georgia High School Association's State AAA Literary Meet at Houston County High School.
Three Flowery Branch High School seniors won first place Saturday at the Georgia High School Association's State AAA Literary Meet at Houston County High School. The school's girls trio - Sophia Allison, Sarah Dunham and Delana Thomas - were competing for a third consecutive year, having won the Region 7-AAA Literary Meet each year.
Dawson County's chief tax appraiser has resigned following his arrest last week on misdemeanor drug charges.
A Dawsonville man was arrested Monday morning after he reportedly attempted to set fire to his home on Duck Thurmond Road last week.
Laurel Park's boat ramp will be closed Saturday during the Hawgin' on Lanier barbecue event.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Wednesday putting in place restrictions on a set of academic standards adopted by the state that have faced growing opposition in recent months by tea party and conservative groups.
Law enforcement officers joined Gov. Nathan Deal at the Laurel Park Boat Ramp on Wednesday to deliver the message that a blood alcohol content of .08 is the law of the land and the water.
Gainesville school officials and police were still working Wednesday to determine the identity of the third person involved in vandalism at Gainesville High School.
An icon of Southern style helped a Gainesville elementary school boost its aesthetic appeal Wednesday morning.
SAVANNAH - A water-projects bill approved Wednesday by the U.S. Senate contains a provision that would remove a bureaucratic obstacle to deepening the Savannah harbor if the measure becomes law.
State and local officials and lawmakers gave their initial thoughts on the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation of lowering the blood-alcohol content rule to .05 for roads, from .08.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to OK a water reauthorization bill that will not limit Georgia's water use from Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona, a restriction that had been sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.
A presentation by the Drug Free Coalition of Hall County at the Hall County Schools District Office on Thursday night in Gainesville focused on preventing overdoses of prescription drugs.
Gov. Nathan Deal ordered Bibles be returned to rooms at state parks Wednesday after the books were removed following a complaint from a guest.
Two measures passed unanimously at a brief city of Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board meeting on Tuesday evening at the Public Safety Complex.
The Georgia State Patrol on Tuesday identified the 11-year-old boy who was injured Sunday afternoon in a four-wheeler accident in West Hall as Lanny Charles Dunagan.
A 22-year-old man was airlifted for treatment Tuesday after the Gator or similar vehicle he was riding in the woods overturned, authorities said.