The state's Environmental Protection Division fined the Gainesville Public Utilities Department for unpermitted discharges last year into Limestone Creek and Lake Lanier.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is holding its third annual "Be Kind to Animals Week" kids art contest.
Last week's icy weather directly contributed to the death of two people in Dahlonega, officials said Thursday.
JEFFERSON - Instead of approving a calendar for the 2010-11 school year, the Jefferson City Schools Board of Education has postponed taking action for at least another month.
A North Hall resident was taken to a hospital as a precaution for minor smoke inhalation from a fire that destroyed his home Thursday.
HOSCHTON - Those who live or work in Hoschton will soon have to rely solely on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for police assistance.
The 1-year-old Gainesville CareHere clinic open to city employees and their families has been successful in improving employee health while reducing medical costs, according to city administrators.
Carlton Hicks was shocked by what he saw during a church mission trip in June. Haiti's poverty was absolute and widespread.
Hall County government offices will be closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday, and again on Tuesday for a mandatory employee furlough day.
The state agency that oversees the Hall County office of the Division of Family and Children Services strongly disputes a judge's contention that the office has reached near-crisis levels in staffing.
Not all tax preparers are created equal, at least according to the IRS.
Hall County is holding on to a number of properties that just won't sell.
A commercial building on Athens Highway burned Wednesday morning in the latest in a spate of cold-weather fires.
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After an extensive manhunt, area authorities have captured a Buford man they called "armed and dangerous" after they tried to pull him over last week ...
Agents seized more than $11,000 in meth and arrested four local residents this week as part of a drug investigation that also netted Alprazolam ...
The unemployment rate in the metro Gainesville area rose to 5.3 percent in June from 5.1 percent the month before. It's down ...
Mitch Davis, a North Hall High School agriculture teacher, became a student again for the summer.
It's all happened so fast, faster than some could have believed just the other day.
A Gainesville man accused by authorities of fatally shooting another man at a soccer game in 2013 will have his mental competency for trial re-evaluated ...
The North Georgia Job Fair will feature 38 employers on-site at Free Chapel, 3001 McEver Road in Gainesville, from 10 a.m. to 2 p ...
A Winder man was indicted July 13 for allegedly selling fentanyl to his friend who later overdosed, according to authorities.
A man received a life prison sentence Wednesday afternoon in a felony murder case involving another man's head being hit into a guardrail.
Tesnatee Gap Valley Road reopened at Ga. 115 in Cleveland on Wednesday, six days ahead of schedule, as part of work on the Appalachian Parkway.
A federal grand jury has indicted a Habersham County deputy sheriff on charges of falsifying information to obtain and execute a "no-knock" search warrant for ...
The International Ballet Gala Performance will be held Friday at the Brenau Downtown Center Theatre.
Gainesville Police Sgt. Jim Von Essen lobbed his keys, a wallet and a plastic shotgun shell into high grass.
A meeting to talk about plans and ideas for the newly dubbed "Highlands to Islands" trail could take place in August.
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