ANOKA, Minn. - Speaking in a soft voice with his hands cuffed in front of him, a man accused of killing a Gainesville woman told a court how he came to know and eventually murder a Minnesota woman.
When the sky went black and wind kicked up, all Barbara Dunson could do was grab her dog, Max, and pray.
Repairs to a sinkhole that developed earlier this month in a Gainesville shopping center should be complete Thursday, depending on weather.
At the sprightly age of 83, Claude Schneider dismisses the suggestion that he's experiencing his midlife crisis.
The issue of religion in schools doesn't end with the 12th grade. Public universities also have to tread carefully when it comes to expressions of faith.
Antwan Xavier Earls, 24, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault related to the attack on Sheena Mattox and Angelene Hall, who were both believed to have been shot in the upper torso. They were shot outside the apartment complex near the First Congregational Holiness Church.
The Georgia Republican Party and its chairman, John Padgett, filed their response Tuesday in the racial discrimination suit filed by a Gainesville woman.
Area Democrats gathered at the Gainesville Convention Center on Tuesday night to welcome and support U.S. Ninth Congressional District candidate David Vogel.
Gainesville hopes to restart efforts to plant 180 trees at three Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" plan tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Damage from a Monday afternoon storm won't affect the first day of school at Brenau University, but students can expect to see some other changes as they begin the school year today.
Gainesville City Council is deadlocked on whether to raise water rates 1 percent after a 3-3 vote Tuesday night.
A Texas woman killed in downtown Helen late Saturday has been identified.
The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Run is scheduled Wednesday to zoom through Flowery Branch.
The ALS ice bucket challenge has arrived in Gainesville. The nationally ranked Brenau University competitive cheerleading squad was challenged on Facebook by Chestatee High junior varsity cheerleader Kaylee Grace Lucas to take the ALS ice bucket challenge. The challenge is raising funds for research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is requesting $1.99 billion for its 2016 budget and a separate $254.8 million for facilities.
Oakwood is holding its third of four required public hearings Thursday as part of an $800,000 road project related to M. Stringer Road at the King's Hawaiian plant.
An English professor told a Gainesville audience Tuesday night that educators, including herself, were heavily involved in the development of Common Core standards but they also were "passionate" about their work.
Pap Datta is one step closer to his dream of opening a microbrewery in Gainesville.
A prosecutor says a grand jury will investigate a police raid that severely injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in the child's playpen last spring in Cornelia.
A Lanier Career Academy student has been arrested and charged with making terroristic threats.
The attorney for the go-between in a Valentine's Day murder-for-hire scheme argued for an appeal Monday on the grounds of unlawfully obtained and unsuppressed phone records.
ATLANTA - First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to pick up a key seat for Democrats.
Politics appear to be at the heart of President Barack Obama's decision last week to delay unspecified executive action on immigration until after the November mid-term elections.
Area Chick-fil-A customers on Monday remembered Chick-fil-A's founder for his business model and personal values. S. Truett Cathy died early Monday morning at 93.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to approve about $1 million in spending on Thursday for the purchase of a new firetruck with an aerial platform.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is still considering revisions to the business license code months after changes were first proposed.
Lula is developing a backup plan in case Hall County's special purpose local option sales tax is not extended after it expires next year.
The Hall County School District is hoping to become a charter system next year, but it's a decision that hinges on the Georgia Department of Education's interpretation of just what a charter system is.
A public hearing is set for tonight in Gainesville on Common Core standards in Georgia schools.