A judge on Thursday sentenced a former Jefferson police captain to a year in prison for having a gun while using crack cocaine, but declined to increase the sentence for a grenade found in the ex-officer's car.
UPDATE: Georgia's Republican Governor, Sonny Perdue, and Democratic Vice President Joe Biden stood together on at least one issue this morning: an effort to improve communication - and attract industry - in North Georgia.
Kristi Cornwell's 39th birthday will be marked with a candlelight vigil Sunday in her hometown as authorities continue to track down new leads in the Blairsville woman's disappearance more than four months ago.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch may end up spending $75,000 to $100,000 for repairs to a portion of Spring Street that collapsed last week after overnight steady rainfall, city officials said Wednesday.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote on several items Thursday that have been materializing for awhile, including a proposed mixed-use development on Friendship Road and changes to the Civil Service Act.
Students have been complaining about the parking options at the Gainesville campus of the University of North Georgia for several years, but their troubles may soon be over thanks to an existing park-and-ride lot off Exit 17 of Interstate 985.
June 22, 2015|
By Hailey Van Parys
Turnout at the Hall County Government Family Health Center, which serves county employees, has been strong in the first five months of operation, according to county officials, and plans are in the works to generate more interest and participation.