Reagan Floyd was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and a mild intellectual delay when she was about 2 years old.
Testimony continued Wednesday in the trial of a Gainesville man charged with rape. In addition to the four counts of rape, Jose Luis Aguilar faces two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator Joel Edgerton testified along with Julie Battle, forensic interviewer from Brenau University, and a therapist from the Children's Center for Hope & ...
Georgia experienced slightly fewer motorcyclist fatalities in 2012 than in 2011, according to statistics compiled by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
More than $26,000 in refunds hasn't been claimed for water accounts with the Gainesville Public Utilities Department, according to a news release from the city.
A joint law enforcement investigation has resulted in one arrest and the seizure of an estimated $34,000 in suspected methamphetamine.
The designs for a new courthouse and jail in downtown Cumming have entered the final stages before construction starts in July.
More students will be able to attend the state's technical colleges now that Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation to lower grade requirements for the HOPE grant program.
Thirty kindergarten students banged their hands on drums and danced through their reading lessons Wednesday morning at McEver Arts Academy in Gainesville.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources doesn't plan to ask the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, to extend a Tuesday deadline on reduced water releases from Lake Lanier.
The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection has launched an investigation into Windstream for possible consumer violations by the Internet provider.
A Brenau University delegation was in Hong Kong when a devastating earthquake struck southwestern China on Saturday, school spokesman David Morrison said.
A Georgia Department of Transportation road project should improve safety on Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road, officials say, but the work is going to cause some travel delays for motorists.
A South Louisiana delicacy, the mirliton also goes by chayote, mango squash and vegetable pear.
Oakwood is moving forward on a project to replace a failing culvert on heavily traveled McEver Road at Mud Creek, creating a noticeable dip for motorists along that stretch.
Diane Speight spent a few moments Tuesday afternoon helping to prevent the next generation from getting cancer.
Savannah Schneider, a senior at West Hall High School, has already taken a class to start college life at Georgia Tech.
When Marett Peets first heard about Scotland's University of St. Andrews at a seventh-grade college fair, she thought it would be an interesting place to study but an unlikely place for her to land.
Most mornings Aaron Mullican is on the lake before sunrise and returns as the day is ending.
After two years of taking college-level, International Baccalaureate courses in high school, Ariana Cervantes is looking forward to spending a little time outside of the classroom.
The idea of pursuing a degree in mathematics at a school like Columbia University in New York is a big step for anyone.
If there's a criminal case to be solved, Cassidy Webber hopes to be the brains behind it.
For a senior at Riverside Military Academy who enjoys history, there is no better place than the U.S. Military Academy.
At the beginning of his high school career, Alex Hall switched from a focus on sports to a focus on learning guitar. Ever since he picked it up, the music has taken him places he never imagined he would be at graduation time.
Li Cohen used to hate science.
For 12 years, Robert Bland, a senior at Flowery Branch High School, has made a mission trip to Nicaragua.
Jeremiah Castleberry is planning to give every aspect of the engineering field a try.
Loucas Nicolaou-Griffin said he's felt torn between two worlds for the last few years and is looking forward to going home after graduation.
Chicopee Woods Golf Course is about to spend $2.2 million in capital improvements even as the golf industry has seen declines in golfers and courses.
Food, music and gifts rewarded guests Friday at The Norton Agency's 85th anniversary "family homecoming" at the Green Street realty and insurance business. The food came from an Mexican-themed food truck and pies from the soon-to-open downtown pastry shop, Buttermilk. Local musicians The Alan Nivens Band played for guests at the lunchtime celebration.
Georgia is pioneering a new strategy to eliminate parole offices, an effort officials say allows the officers to spend more time working with people in the community and also saves money.