Local schools can rest easy as the state Board of Education has eased up on requirements to make up lost days.
Severe thunderstorms are forecasted to hit overnight throughout North Georgia and could bring isolated tornadoes.
Escaped Lumpkin County inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday about a half-mile from the Lumpkin sheriff's office, Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett said this morning via email.
The Central Hall Multiuse Trail is about to gear up as a project but gear down on the name.
The board of directors of the North Georgia Community Foundation has elected James McCoy as chairman for 2014.
Escaped inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday, Lumpkin County Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett confirmed.
A tentative trial date of March 31 has been set in Hall County Superior Court in the December 2012 shooting death of a Gainesville man at Carriage Mitsubishi.
Spout Springs Road in Flowery Branch is in many ways a developer's dream. The South Hall thoroughfare, particularly between Hog Mountain and Friendship roads, is growing rapidly as residents and big-box retailers alike pour into the area, stretching the meaning of Atlanta's suburban sprawl.
A national coalition is adjusting education standards in the arts, but adoption of the potential changes doesn't now seem to be on the state's radar.
A Hall County jury will begin deliberating today as it seeks to determine if a Lake Lanier fatality was merely an accident, or a crime perpetrated by the defendant's recklessness.
A bill moving through the legislature could allow guns into churches, more bars and government buildings as well as permit teachers to carry them into schools. Decisions would be left up to each individual institution, which local leaders are glad of.
The first public marina on Lake Lanier in at least 30 years - and the first ever on the Chestatee River arm of Lanier - is being considered by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Gainesville officials are hoping a name change to the tourism and trade office will boost economic development and help attract more visitors and conventions.
The state concluded its case Tuesday against Jeffrey Hubbard, an Atlanta man accused of homicide in the boating death of 11-year-old Kile Glover.
Having access to online technology is changing how teachers and students interact, but a local school is testing how it can change the professional teaching environment as well.
Nearly 50 years after its first meeting on March 23, 1964, the Lakeshore Squares dance club has lots of new faces but is still dancing strong.
Farmer Tommy Blackstock has noticed the cattle on his farm aren't eating quite like they should.
"Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell," author and environmentalist Edward Abbey said.
Steve Slowick is OK with growth in South Hall County, but he favors the kind that meets, and doesn't exceed, residents' needs.
From 2009 to 2011, the Hall County Sheriff's Office solved each of the seven homicides it investigated.
A Clermont home was destroyed by fire overnight Friday but the residents escaped safely.
March could arrive like a lion overnight with a possible wintry mix of precipitation in some Northeast Georgia counties.
Lake Lanier Islands has forged ahead on a lot of resort improvements, such as accommodations and roadwork, but is "behind the times" in one key area: the state of its hotel swimming pool.
Residents and businesses of Hall County with sewer accounts 90 days past due will soon see their names airing on TV 18, the local government channel, in what appears to be an attempt to shame them into paying up.
The Georgia Senate passed a bill Wednesday seeking to curb the mugshot-for-profit publications model in the state.
ATLANTA - High wire walker Nik Wallenda has a date in mind for crossing a nearly 1,000-foot-deep gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains, 45 years after his great-grandfather accomplished the feat.
Authorities have a suspect in a series of area fires Wednesday morning.
Two-hundred ninety daddies and daughters danced on the blond wooden floor Friday night at the Gainesville Civic Center Friday night for the 14th annual Daddy Daughter Dance.