Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black said he's "saddened" by Russia placing a one-year ban on U.S. food imports but believes the move could backfire, with Russian consumers being the ones hurt the most.
Heavy digging has started on a Gainesville sinkhole that workers have determined is 22 feet deep.
From students to principals to bus drivers, everyone has had a busy week preparing for the first day of school, which is today in the Gainesville district and Friday in Hall County.
Without increased public funding, the forecast is cloudy on what the future holds for Hall County Library System branches.
Transportation planners have crafted a top 10 list of needs in an effort to develop a long-range plan for the Hall County area.
Hall County Animal Control has been awarded a grant, totaling $2,000, for five bulletproof vests to cover all the officers it has on the road.
Riverside Military Academy is working to create a scholarship fund for potential students who cannot afford the boarding school's tuition and room and board.
Officials from every sector of Georgia emergency management gathered Tuesday at the Hall County Government Center in Gainesville for briefings related to homeland security.
Training is Tuesday for those interested in becoming Court-Appointed Special Advocates in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit covering Hall and Dawson counties.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Gillsville Highway area of East Hall County after a rabid cat came in contact with two people.
Work could start Sept. 1 on a new traffic light and other improvements at Ramsey Road and Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell has been relieved of command over fire services but will retain his post as Emergency Management Agency director following a mishap with a fire truck last month that injured three firefighters.
The two women shot near the Atlanta Street Apartments on Friday are out of the hospital and recuperating, one of them said Monday.
All of the brakes in the 1988 Acura Legend that injured four children on Price Way last month were functioning, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Brodie Forrester said.
A thunderstorm that moved through Hall County on Monday evening caused some minor damage.
Gainesville City Schools will lower its millage rate this year, the first time the district has done so since 2010.
Behind Vanessa Hyatt-Fugate's home, down a weed-strewn slope in the Hollywood Hills subdivision off Thompson Bridge Road, runs Slaughterhouse Creek, a narrow, babbling stream that empties into a Lake Lanier cove.
Flipping through a series of dog pictures, David Jones asks the room of officers attending an Aug. 10 training program what the dog is telling them.
Georgia sinkholes may not spread to house-swallowing size - like ones that have opened up in Florida in recent years - but the Georgia Department of Transportation doesn't just dismiss them as random acts of nature.
The University of North Georgia is offering new bachelor's degree programs for the new school year at its Gainesville campus.
A new manager is at the helm of the Department of Driver Services in Gainesville.
The Hall County School District is seeking to issue honorary high school diplomas to veterans of foreign wars who weren't able to complete high school because of their military service.
A Texas woman killed in downtown Helen late Saturday has been identified.
Gainesville officials are embarking on a pay study to determine if workers' wages and benefits are competitive with similar-sized governments and private sector job equivalents.