An ice storm has knocked down trees in North Georgia, blocking roadways and knocking out power for tens of thousands while making travel conditions hazardous.
When it comes to special purpose local option sales tax, Hall County government gets the lion's share of revenue, and that's no small matter.
Oakwood wants front yards, not car graveyards, in its neighborhoods.
Changes may be coming to senior centers across the state in order to boost participation, and area agencies on aging like Legacy Link want to hear from residents about what those changes should be.
No one understands the work teachers do better than former teachers.
Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch said he looks forward to moving into the new headquarters by the end of the year and out of the cramped spaces and cold offices on Main Street.
Hall County may endure some icy weather today, but the event may be short-lived thanks to a warming trend expected to push afternoon temperatures above freezing.
Slower speeds, fewer round trips, less ridership and budget shortfalls are projected if existing rail through Hall County is chosen among three options for proposed Atlanta-Charlotte, N.C. passenger rail service, a report issued by state and federal officials shows.
Though the votes won't be counted until March 17, the fate of a 1 percent sales tax to fund infrastructure projects across Hall County may be decided before then.
The recent indictment of a former Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy has raised questions about the future of cases in which he was involved.
Local school officials are still assessing the plan announced Wednesday by Gov. Nathan Deal to tackle the problem of Georgia's chronically failing schools.
Today, some 64 percent of African-American children live in single-family homes in Georgia.
For Cheryl Brown of Flowery Branch, Saturday's Zumba Go Red event was more than a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.
A downed tree in the roadway is hampering traffic at Ga. Highway 283 and Old Dahlonega Highway in North Hall County.
As state lawmakers push closer to Crossover Day - the 30th day of the 40-day session when bills have to pass out of either the House or Senate, which is tentatively set for March 13 - a grab bag of news is coming out of Atlanta.
Hall County's Latino communities were left in limbo after a federal judge's ruling last week blocked President Barack Obama's executive action to protect up to 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Playing in nature is a proven way to improve a child's development.
Authorities arrested a Dahlonega man accused of enticing a child for sexual purposes.
City and county government officials statewide aren't the only ones upset about the General Assembly's proposed Transportation Funding Act of 2015.
With snow on the ground and a chill in the air, there wasn't a rush on the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission's Workforce Development Career Coach as it opened its doors Tuesday morning in Flowery Branch.
For nearly 48 hours last week, Hall County's emergency 911 center relied on a generator to remain operational as a crippling ice storm brought down trees, knocked out power for tens of thousands of residents and made many residential streets impassable.
While a dusting of snow kept teachers and students at home Tuesday, it didn't keep them from teaching and learning.
A Department of Early Care and Learning investigator spent Tuesday in Gainesville looking into allegations concerning a child's injury at a local child care provider.
ATLANTA - A bill to legalize cannabis oil to treat seizure disorders and seven other debilitating health problems passed a key committee in the Georgia House on Monday but faces an uphill battle in the state Senate, even in its latest, watered-down version.
Work done on the railroad going through Flowery Branch should provide a smoother ride for vehicles and trains alike.
Monday night brought the kind of winter storm Hall County residents wished had rolled through last week in place of crippling ice that knocked out power to tens of thousands.
Gainesville Police couldn't let it go any longer.