Authorities believe that a man found dead Wednesday on a boat at Holiday Marina was a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The main office and two branches of Gainesville Bank & Trust will close permanently at 2 p.m. July 24. The main office at 500 Jesse Jewell Parkway, the East Hall branch at 2412 Old Cornelia Highway, the branch at 475 Dawsonville Highway and a drive-through location at 1210 Thompson Bridge Road are closing as a result of the merger of GB&T and SunTrust. Employees who are in positions ...
Authorities believe that a man found dead on a boat at Holiday Marina today was a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
It has become an annual ritual: The White House tries to balance the federal budget by cutting Medicare payments to doctors, and at the last minute, Congress manages to get the cuts rescinded.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council voted 3-2 Wednesday to add a $1 service charge to the bills of trash-only customers. Trash customers, residential and commercial, will pay $12 instead of $11 monthly for the service. Councilmen Craig Lutz and Chris Fetterman voted against the charge. Lutz wanted to delay the vote to give city officials time to study the issue of trash-only customers not ...
A Lula man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after firing on Hall County sheriff's deputies who were responding to a suicide call, according to a report.
Michael Stoy, vice president for academic affairs at Gainesville State College, was named the new president of Middle Georgia College.
Northeast Georgia's drought conditions won't prevent many Fourth of July events from lighting up the sky with fireworks. "We are definitely having fireworks, because we're in a protected area," said Hal Williams, the Convention and Visitors Bureau Director of Dahlonega. "We're firing (the fireworks) from the parking lot on the university campus. They will go over the college drill field. ... There should be no problem."
This year, the inspiration for the mission project of Chestnut Mountain Church's vacation Bible school was close to home.
The Gainesville City Council is laying the legal groundwork that moves the city one step closer to relocating its public safety facility. The council passed two resolutions that will allow the city to purchase about 13 acres for its new public safety buildings with cash from other city funds.
For most of the two-and-a-half years that Stanley Gibbs has lived on Sardis Road, bulldozers and Trackhoes have been his neighbors.
Gainesville residents who normally have their trash picked up on Friday will have to wait until Tuesday because of the July Fourth holiday, according to the city.
The Flowery Branch Historic Preservation Commission's meeting for 2:30 p.m. today has been canceled because of an expected lack of commission members. The next meeting is set for 2:30 p.m. Aug. 6.
The first of three planned hearings on a $6.1 million rate increase for Atmos Energy began Monday before the Georgia Public Service Commission in Atlanta.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the decision of a Jackson County Superior Court judge and the state's Environmental Protection Division to close a Talmo wastewater treatment plant.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.