Lumpkin County officials and residents will gather in front of one of Georgia's oldest courthouses on Monday with a birthday cake and candles to celebrate the county's 175th birthday.
The state labor commissioner said Friday that his department will provide assistance to workers who will lose their jobs at Peachtree Doors in Gainesville.
As Flowery Branch prepares for Wednesday's vote to finalize the city's tax allocation district plan, Oakwood begins its planning process Monday for the city's tax allocation district plan. Although both Oakwood and Flowery Branch voters approved each city's TAD referendum on Sept. 18, Flowery Branch is slightly farther along in drafting the redevelopment plan. A tax allocation district is an economic tool that assists defined areas ...
Fearing the remote possibility of a life prison sentence, a 15-year-old girl pleaded guilty this week to charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl at the Laurelwood mental health treatment facility.
Gainesville City Council members spent about half an hour discussing a proposed Cleveland Highway development at their nearly two-hour-long work session this morning.
Every year, it seems there's a new disease people are worried about: West Nile virus, SARS, bird flu, MRSA. For anyone who wasn't around in the 1980s, AIDS may seem like ancient history.
GAINESVILLE - A planned development that was deemed not acceptable for the county might be just right for the city.
Going. Going. But not quite gone.
BY JESSICA JORDAN email@example.com Gainesville native and war hero Spc. Channing Moss recently endured his sixth and final surgery. On Tuesday morning, Moss spent four hours at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta having his intestines reconnected to his rectum, allowing the soldier to ditch the colostomy bag he toted around for more than a year. His doctor, Capt. Erik Johnson, reported ...
An official of the University of Georgia told a Gainesville audience that the university, through its agricultural programs, is involved in alternative energy, pharmaceutical development and stem-cell research.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County elections office will begin moving this week into a facility with more space and parking to accommodate voters.
GAINESVILLE - The trees are trimmed and the wreaths have been hung for this Saturday's Festival of Trees Gala, benefiting Challenged Child and Friends.
Gainesville's Good News Clinic got a little good news of its own on Tuesday in the form of a $5,000 grant to purchase and administer adult flu vaccines.
Several residents of the Martin's Crossing West subdivision near Flowery Branch plan to attend an Oakwood public meeting tonight to voice their disapproval of the sewer line Oakwood officials aim to lay through their neighborhood.
GAINESVILLE - This weekend's rain lessened the strain on Lake Lanier, an official from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said at Tuesday's water forum at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Country music singer John Berry will be playing next Tuesday at Riverside Military Academy in his annual Christmas concert benefiting local nonprofit Challenged Child and Friends Inc.
The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus is going through a face-lift, with more than $2 million in total renovations scheduled to be complete in the first part of 2014.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
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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