Even 200 yards away, Eric Isom said he knew immediately that the Lake Lanier collision was dire.
As snow and freezing rain pelted Hall County early in the week, some students grabbed their laptops instead of grabbing their homemade sleds.
After three days of closures, local government reopened Friday to begin assessing the full impact of the snow and ice storm on operations, all while handling a backlog of administrative work and requests for services from residents.
Valentine's Day was a special occasion for the ladies at Performance Foodservice Milton's in Oakwood. While some companies may have treated the holiday like any other workday, men at the food distribution company went all out to ensure female employees were treated like queens.
The Gainesville City Schools system has received an award based on its work through a collaborative learning template from the University of California-Los Angeles.
A moderate earthquake struck after 10 p.m. Friday, shaking homes throughout northern and eastern Georgia.
The Shanghai Circus performance that was postponed Thursday by the winter storm and rescheduled for Sunday now has been canceled.
Winter-weary North Georgians may not welcome yet another sight of snowflakes after this week's winter storm, but the forecast calls for flurries in the area overnight.
Events slated for Thursday night in Gainesville were canceled because of poor road conditions.
With temperatures hitting upper 40s and rain on the way, the ground may turn from white to wet. But area residents who venture out early Friday might take extra care.
Hall County firefighters battled a couple of house fires Thursday afternoon.
Local nonprofits and community groups spent Thursday rebooting services for those in need as the storm lifted and the big thaw set in.
A man suffered smoke inhalation Wednesday after going back inside a burning shop to help a family member who was on his way out, Hall County firefighters said.
The snow may be melting, but sledding enthusiasts still seeking areas of shaded snow and slush should be careful, especially following a few incidents Wednesday.
When accumulating snow is in the forecast, many people rush to the nearest grocery store to stock up on needed supplies to last for a few days.
From 2009 to 2011, the Hall County Sheriff's Office solved each of the seven homicides it investigated.
A Clermont home was destroyed by fire overnight Friday but the residents escaped safely.
March could arrive like a lion overnight with a possible wintry mix of precipitation in some Northeast Georgia counties.
Lake Lanier Islands has forged ahead on a lot of resort improvements, such as accommodations and roadwork, but is "behind the times" in one key area: the state of its hotel swimming pool.
Residents and businesses of Hall County with sewer accounts 90 days past due will soon see their names airing on TV 18, the local government channel, in what appears to be an attempt to shame them into paying up.
The Georgia Senate passed a bill Wednesday seeking to curb the mugshot-for-profit publications model in the state.
ATLANTA - High wire walker Nik Wallenda has a date in mind for crossing a nearly 1,000-foot-deep gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains, 45 years after his great-grandfather accomplished the feat.
Authorities have a suspect in a series of area fires Wednesday morning.
Two-hundred ninety daddies and daughters danced on the blond wooden floor Friday night at the Gainesville Civic Center Friday night for the 14th annual Daddy Daughter Dance.
Kya Nicholson wasn't shy about showing off some of her new dance moves.
Championing fiscal responsibility, personal accountability and government transparency, South Hall farmer and businesswoman Kathy Cooper announced Thursday her candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
HELEN - There's environmental green and dollar green, and both got heavy chatter at Thursday's Lake Lanier Stakeholders meeting.
Gainesville is retiring the Red Rabbit name for its transit line and rolling out new buses with a rebranded design that officials say gives the public transportation service a more modern look.