ATLANTA - Republican leaders on Monday previewed changes to a bill aiming to raise $1 billion to maintain Georgia's roads and bridges.
When foreign exchange students come to the U.S., they're not the only people learning about a new culture.
Some students play basketball, baseball or football, but students in the Hall County agriculture programs have an opportunity to compete in a different kind of high school competition.
Elachee Nature Science Center's newest tenant has had a rough start to the new year.
The Hall County dive team found a body Sunday night in Lake Lanier, a law enforcement official said.
The Gainesville Parks and Recreation department is ready to bid out improvements to a ballfield that include lights, concessions, restrooms and spectator seating.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, has introduced a bill that would allow the sale of 3,841 "underused" acres in the Gainesville-based Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests.
The last time the Romano family saw its potential adoptive son Yura, it was in an orphanage in the St. Petersburg area of Russia.
A Gainesville man is accused of trying to buy a date rape drug through Craigslist as part of a sexual assault scheme targeting his wife.
As Russell McMurry of Hall County was getting sworn in Jan. 20 as Georgia Department of Transportation's new planning director, the revolving door that is that department's top job swung again.
ATLANTA - The steps to the entrance of the state Capitol in Atlanta aren't quite as inspiring as those Rocky triumphantly ascends, arms raised when he reaches the top, ready for the fight of his life. But they do stir a sense of anticipation about what could be.
Last week, a threatening message written on a Gainesville High School bathroom wall led to a search of the school and heightened security the next day.
A special weekend program at Brenau University's School of Occupational Therapy sought to address challenges faced by caregivers dealing with individuals suffering from dementia. The Gerontology Conference and Dementia Care Workshop at the Brenau University Downtown Center drew more than 250 Brenau faculty and students Saturday from occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing and gerontology programs, as well as caregivers, family members of dementia patients, assisted living facility workers and community members.
HELEN - Sunny skies and bright costumes lit up North Georgia's Bavarian village Saturday for Fasching, the German celebration of Mardi Gras.
Two juvenile offenders have passed the test to earn their GEDs in the program's first year at the Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center.
Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell and a deputy were shot and wounded Sunday in Clarkesville, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Alexa entered the world last week while most of Hall County was in the dark.
Last week's winter storms meant happy students and possibly less happy parents.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will address several lingering issues when it meets for a work session today.
Three people escaped uninjured from an early Sunday house fire in East Hall.
Some of the most advanced students in the state are from Hall County and Gainesville schools.
With only a dusting of snow and warming temperatures, Hall County dodged another round of treacherous winter weather Friday night and Saturday morning, days after a major ice storm toppled trees, ripped down street lights and knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes.
When the power goes out, the time on the air supply ticks down for those dependent on in-home oxygen.
As cold weather continues to grip North Georgia, homeowners forced inside may begin to notice more how their homes could use a good sweep or vacuuming.
Electric wheelchairs are scattered through an area of the Gainesville warehouse, some intact and some clearly needing parts.
North Georgia was braced for a second winter storm Friday night, but forecasts of ice accumulation didn't materialize in most areas.
For some of the smaller cities in Hall County, sales tax revenue means assistance in routine infrastructure maintenance.
Georgia's poorest residents will pay a larger share of their income this year in state and local taxes than the wealthiest earners, according to a new study from the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy, a nonprofit Washington think tank.
A 24-year-old Forsyth County man has been indicted on one count of unlawful handling of explosive devices for a November incident at his parents' home.