At Flowery Branch Convenience on Spout Springs Road, early morning customers come in for three things - coffee, a newspaper and a lottery ticket.
In fiscal year 1993, the Georgia Lottery Corp. made more than $19 million from ticket sales. Fiscal year 2011, which ended in June, brought more than $3.5 billion in ticket sales.
Lake Lanier turned deadly over the weekend, with a Buford teenager drowning after a boating accident and a Cumming man slipping underwater and never resurfacing.
Hall County authorities have found the body of a Buford boy who had been feared drowned following a Saturday night boating accident on Lake Lanier in North Hall.
A 51-year-old Cumming man drowned while wade fishing in Lake Lanier, south of Brown's Bridge in Hall County.
While Hurricane Irene continued to lash out against the east coast Saturday, a group with the Salvation Army in Gainesville prepared to offer assistance in North Carolina.
Gainesville police continue to search for a suspect they believe robbed the Shell Food Mart on Friday night at West Ridge Road and U.S. 129.
Hall County fire crews were called Saturday night to battle a house fire south of Gainesville.
Your attic is full of old family junk. It can't be worth anything more than sentiment, right?
The Georgia Lottery Corp. lost more than $65 million between 2009, when ticket sales were highest, and 2011.
A new policy essentially allowing several illegal immigrants to be released from federal custody has not yet resulted in any releases from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's leased facility in Gainesville.
Now that Georgia's new congressional maps are almost final, no one's expecting anything less than a political stampede in Northeast Georgia.
With archery season just a few weeks away, local hunters take the opportunity to hone their skill with a friendly competition.
Gainesville police officers are searching for a man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a West Ridge Road convenience store.
Hall County's delinquent taxpayers have until Wednesday to apply for amnesty.
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With the stress of travel and spectacle of parades and super-sales, it can be easy to forget the true spirit of Thanksgiving - giving thanks and ...
A brush fire on the outskirts of Hoschton temporarily closed Braselton Highway as firefighters worked to put out the flames.
The city of Gainesville is teaming up with the Georgia Municipal Association for the 57th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Gainesville's unemployment rate in October stayed the same as September at 4.4 percent, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
When Gainesville Police Officer Jeremy Edge and his partner Alex head out to track a potentially armed and dangerous suspect, the two will be wearing ...
Riverside Military Academy President Col. William Gallagher will visit one alumnus who suffered serious injuries in a bombing this month in Afghanistan.
Some local charities did better than others for Georgia Gives Day, but all benefited from the Nov. 17 event that raised more than $4 million ...
A Gainesville man was killed after failing to yield the right of way on his bike when turning onto Harmony Church Road on Friday morning ...
Employers no longer have to worry about how to pay some salaried employees overtime, which may not be well-received by some employees.
When Thanksgiving leftovers are safely tucked away in the fridge, some choose to head out into the November chill for doorbusters and deals.
What do you have at your Thanksgiving dinner? What is your favorite dish during the holidays? Mashed potatoes? Turkey and ham? What about carne asada ...
J. Marie Griffin-Taylor, a former deputy sheriff and school resource officer with the Habersham County Sheriff's Office and an officer with the Clarkesville Police ...
One local family will gather around the television Thanksgiving night hoping to see some of its own in a Christmas movie.
About 24 miles of Interstate 85 could be getting wider from north of 985 to just north of U.S. 129 in Jefferson, which is ...
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