JEFFERSON - Having the proper support system can make or break a business, which is why the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce is launching its Chamber Ambassador program.
Small businesses have had to be creative and try a number of things to get by in these hard economic times.
Dr. Richard Olson believes his appointment to the Commission on Cancer will let him combine an interest in information technology with his dedication to treating cancer patients.
CUMMING - A federal judge has denied Forsyth County's request to stop development at Bethel Park.
Winding paths are the surest way to surmount a mountain. Gainesville Middle School art teacher Mitch Freeman embraces this notion in his painted elephant sculpture to be showcased at a May art exhibition billed as London's biggest.
If marriage is meant to be a lifetime journey, then what is a 5½-month trek through the wilderness, wading through waist-deep waters and pausing breathless at scenic overlooks?
Mitch Farmer's heart was flawed but big.
Barring a drastic economic turnaround, state budgets cuts for public schools, technical colleges and universities in 2009 may pale in comparison to the end result of state cuts for 2010.
Jane Nichols says she never got into police work with the goal of becoming chief, but that she's also up for the job.
A government system in Gainesville in which the residents specifically designate the city's mayor as such may be years away.
In 2009, the economy was on everyone's mind.
Local residents and visitors braved the cold Saturday night to attend the 29th annual T&T New Year's Gospel Singing at the Georgia Mountains Center.
The economic downturn has done more than affect home sales, jobs and spending habits - it has also impacted stress levels.
The Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded by donations from the cooperative's members through Operation Round Up, has awarded more than $28,000 in grants to four local organizations.
BRASELTON - Losing weight while still regularly consuming beer might seem an unlikely concoction.
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Father's Day meant revenge for Saul Castillo. It was a day 31 years in the making.
The wording of a referendum on a one-cent sales tax that could raise as much as $195 million is being reviewed by the local school ...
Hall County employees will soon be paying higher co-pays and premiums for health care coverage, with some increases designed to drive workers to use the ...
André Cheek announced Monday that she is joining the race for the Gainesville City Council Ward 3 seat currently held by Myrtle Figueras.
Willie Glenn rolls up to the curb in his electric wheelchair, glad to escape the "war zone" of construction that has enveloped his home in ...
A common sight in Europe, roundabouts are catching on in the Hall County area as a way to move traffic and ease congestion.
Two former Hall County Sheriff's Office employees will have sentencing hearings in federal court next month.
Barbara Brooks has announced her candidacy for the Gainesville City Council Ward 3 seat currently held by Myrtle Figueras.
State Rep. Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth, was recognized recently for his efforts to help Georgians receive their high school diploma.
A new institute at the University of North Georgia will support the nation's future military leaders.
Juniors and seniors from Hall County and across North Georgia interested in attending the University of Georgia or Georgia Tech can stop by Lakeview Academy ...
Parking can be a headache for commuter students on any college or university campus.
Hall County is growing more urban by the day, but there's still plenty of wide-open space for litterbugs to have their way.
When the SWAT team loads up on the door, Skip Heflin of Hall County Fire Services wants to have his guys backing them up.
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