JEFFERSON - The Jefferson City School System is noticing something that it hadn't seen prior to students leaving for Christmas break - more bus riders.
For years, Jackson Electric Membership Corp. enjoyed steady growth in both residential and commercial customers.
Local officials were happy to avoid sending out an additional tax bill this year after Gov. Sonny Perdue signed legislation Tuesday to provide money for the Homeowner Tax Relief Grant.
A Gainesville-based mission organization has completed its first fundraising event with the awarding of a new car to a woman who said she really needed one.
Authorities have released surveillance camera images in hopes of collaring a suspect in a rash of late-night smash-and-grab burglaries.
Local middle schoolers are putting down the video games and practicing good deeds to show family, teachers and community residents they care.
Jeremy Puckett was caught molesting a 3-year-old girl by a woman he thought was sleeping and later gave a full confession to investigators.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council is gearing up for budget season.
A local dentist who offered free care last Friday for people who are struggling financially said he was overwhelmed by the response.
While most North Georgians reach for umbrellas on rainy days, the students and teachers of several Gainesville schools reach for buckets to place under leaky roofs.
For Hall County, the bad news was receiving a surprise bill for $2 million. The good news was learning it didn't have to pay it.
Two Gainesville residents will have to undergo preventive rabies treatment after being bitten last week by a rabid cat.
Tuesday was the first day of early voting for SPLOST VI but there wasn't much of a rush to get to the polls.
A nearly 50-year-old Jackson County bridge is on the Georgia Department of Transportation's shortlist for replacement.
The Gainesville City Council changed the rules Tuesday, making it possible for colleges and universities to serve alcohol at campus events and making it unlawful to smoke in city parks.
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Stretchers arriving in the coming months are expected to take a load off the backs of emergency medical responders.
Hall County officials reported late Thursday that they had located a missing 3-year-old boy and that he was safe.
Folding clothes, greeting customers and working a register are skills many young people learn on their first job.
Flowery Branch City Council is discussing an issue regarding a local resident complaining about stormwater pooling on his property.
Gainesville is working to improve sidewalks in the downtown area.
A Lawrenceville man was found not guilty Thursday of armed robbery and four other charges in a 2013 incident in Gainesville, but was sentenced on ...
There's nothing like a stench to bring people together.
One lane of Browns Bridge Road will be closed at Watson Circle starting at 5:15 p.m. due to a water main break under ...
Lemuel Betancourt, 47, has announced his candidacy for the Gainesville City Council Ward 3 seat currently held by Myrtle Figueras.
A pair of Gainesville twins charged with burglary in November by Gainesville Police were indicted last week by a grand jury.
A bell tolls across Lakeview Academy's grounds, signaling the official start of the school year on Wednesday.
Changes to the state tax code are possible when lawmakers convene in January for the 2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly, but just who ...
The prosecution and defense closed Wednesday in the case of a Lawrenceville man charged with attempted armed robbery and shooting a man in the side.
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