The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington has declined Georgia's petition to reconsider a recent ruling that restricts the state's authority to tap Lake Lanier for more drinking water, leaving the U.S. Supreme Court as Georgia's only avenue for appeal.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is paying the Georgia Environmental Protection Division $62,500 in fines for violations in Hall and Forsyth counties, despite the fact that there was no actual pollution.
Five founding members of the Gateway Domestic Violence Center will be honored tonight at the Gainesville Civic Center during the Gateway to Hope benefit.
May 1 Chestatee Middle School 2740 Fran Mar Drive, Gainesville Score: 100, Grade: A Inspector: Laurie Wentworth May 4 Flowery Branch Elementary Radford Road, Flowery Branch Score: 99, Grade: A Walk-in cooler evaporator leaking condensate onto covered rolling cart. <font ...
BUFORD - The Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority on Friday approved a $11.03 million bid to build a new wastewater treatment plant for the 1,100-acre resort.
The summer heat soon will be rolling in, with high temperatures forecast in the upper 80s by the end of next week. The Gainesville Hall County Community Service Center is doing its part to make sure the senior citizens of Hall County stay cool.
After volunteering at Northeast Georgia Medical Center last summer, Lisa Sutton made a decision.
Manse Jennings must have been an enigma to most of his high school teachers.
Robbie Gorsline is sure that his volleyball team will do well at the upcoming Special Olympics state tournament. "My team's the best. We're going to Emory, and we're gonna win," Gorsline said. The tournament, part of Georgia's Summer Special Olympics, will be held from May 31 to June 1 at Emory University.
Authorities think they have found the body of a 31-year-old Forsyth County man who has been missing about two weeks.
Fourteen teenagers arrested in March for underage drinking will get the chance to have the misdemeanor charges dismissed if they successfully complete a pretrial diversion program.
TOCCOA - Leaders of the state transportation board said Thursday that the Department of Transportation is quickly moving past the controversy over the commissioner and her relationship with a former board chairman.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to cut back on the amount of water it's releasing from Lake Lanier.
Drizzle, apparently, doesn't amount to much. Though Gainesville stayed under the shadow of cloudy skies and light rainfall for most of the day Thursday, the city accumulated a mere half inch of the much needed precipitation.
With gas prices edging toward $4 a gallon, many drivers wish they could trade in their gas guzzler for a more fuel-efficient vehicle. But often, that's not a realistic option.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.