The American archaeology professor readjusted the orange scarf hanging loosely around his neck, making sure it was still visible.
Gainesville State College has no intercollegiate athletic teams to cheer for, but it has a business division club that has become quite a powerhouse.
Abbott Swift Hayes, who devoted countless hours as a coach of youth baseball, died at home Sunday after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 67.
The past will come alive again Tuesday when Gordon Sawyer presents his book, "Richard Kidder: WWII Survivor," at the Northeast Georgia History Center.
Donnie Poland had some things to get off his chest when he wrote a letter to a Dawsonville newspaper in 2003.
As a mom to two special-needs children, Donna Aldridge is the first to admit that she needs help.
Today, anyone with a mailbox can be a humanitarian.
It was a Disneyland for military buffs young and old Saturday at Dahlonega's Camp Frank D. Merrill, when the 12th annual Camp Merrill Open House allowed the U.S. Army Rangers to show their stuff to a crowd that included family, veterans and especially awestruck children.
Ever have a bad case of the flu that made your muscles ache all over?
After nearly two weeks in various intensive care units, a soldier from Hall County who was critically wounded in Iraq has been moved to a regular hospital room, his mother said Friday.
Two Gainesville men have been charged with property crimes connected to last week's home invasion shooting death of a West Hall retiree.
Hall County preschoolers and kindergartners got a feel for farm life Friday in the second annual Hall County Ag Day at Jaemor Farm Market.
It's been a good couple of weeks for public defender Brad Morris.
A laundromat owner was charged with paying out cash for electronic gambling machine winnings Friday, the first such arrest in several years since a major statewide crackdown on video poker, authorities said.
If he hadn't been speaking at Brenau University's graduations in Gainesville this weekend, Dean R. Hirsch said he would be in Myanmar.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.
Oakwood property tax bills are set to go in the mail today.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A Baldwin man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road in East Hall County, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.