Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black said he's "saddened" by Russia placing a one-year ban on U.S. food imports but believes the move could backfire, with Russian consumers being the ones hurt the most.
Heavy digging has started on a Gainesville sinkhole that workers have determined is 22 feet deep.
From students to principals to bus drivers, everyone has had a busy week preparing for the first day of school, which is today in the Gainesville district and Friday in Hall County.
Without increased public funding, the forecast is cloudy on what the future holds for Hall County Library System branches.
Transportation planners have crafted a top 10 list of needs in an effort to develop a long-range plan for the Hall County area.
Hall County Animal Control has been awarded a grant, totaling $2,000, for five bulletproof vests to cover all the officers it has on the road.
Riverside Military Academy is working to create a scholarship fund for potential students who cannot afford the boarding school's tuition and room and board.
Officials from every sector of Georgia emergency management gathered Tuesday at the Hall County Government Center in Gainesville for briefings related to homeland security.
Training is Tuesday for those interested in becoming Court-Appointed Special Advocates in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit covering Hall and Dawson counties.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Gillsville Highway area of East Hall County after a rabid cat came in contact with two people.
Work could start Sept. 1 on a new traffic light and other improvements at Ramsey Road and Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County.
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.
Gainesville City Council will meet today to cast a first vote on whether to raise water rates 1 percent next year.
Area residents waited for years for construction to start on the Cleveland Bypass. Now that the project is underway, they'll have to wait longer for it to finish.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell has been relieved of command over fire services but will retain his post as Emergency Management Agency director following a mishap with a fire truck last month that injured three firefighters.
The two women shot near the Atlanta Street Apartments on Friday are out of the hospital and recuperating, one of them said Monday.
All of the brakes in the 1988 Acura Legend that injured four children on Price Way last month were functioning, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Brodie Forrester said.
A thunderstorm that moved through Hall County on Monday evening caused some minor damage.