A 1-cent statewide sales tax that would generate some $1.4 billion per year is among several "funding options" a state legislative committee is suggesting the General Assembly consider to improve transportation.
About this time each year, Willette Bennett of Gainesville tries to clean out closets and bring used items to Goodwill of North Georgia in Oakwood.
The name of the woman whose body was found Saturday near McFarland Parkway/Exit 12 off Ga. 400 in South Forsyth County will be released later this week, authorities said.
Volunteers are needed to look after the best interest of abused and neglected children.
A fourth public meeting on Hall County's update of its 2040 transportation plan has been postponed.
Flipping through the pages of her "Celebrate Recovery" Bible, Sabrina Harris Humphries finds comfort in the Scripture and the personal stories inserted of addiction and triumph. She, too, was in those shoes a few years ago.
With the introduction of Gainesville's first elected mayor in 2014, the dynamics on the City Council shifted, playing out in several crucial and controversial votes.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, was named Tuesday as Gov. Nathan Deal's senior floor leader in the upcoming 2015 legislative session.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday identified a homicide victim found in North Hall on Sunday afternoon.
The Wardrop family had to go halfway across the country to find a place for their son with special needs, but now that they've found one, they're not going anywhere.
This Thursday in The Times, reporter Joshua Silavent will recap the most important and controversial local government and development stories of 2014, including the uproar over property tax increases on lakefront properties, the emergence of new businesses in the craft beer market, and the redevelopment of Lanier Plaza, as well as other stories.
Growth in retail, housing permits and jobs marked a turnaround for the local economy in 2014, according to a year-in-review report issued Monday by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.
In the next decade, the poultry industry in Georgia could include drones and robots performing tasks done today by human hands.
Gov. Nathan Deal called on lawmakers to support substantial new funding for public education, transportation projects and child welfare reform in his State of the State speech Wednesday at the Capitol in Atlanta.
North Georgia should strive to become a "second-home mecca" for affluent Atlantans seeking weekend escape, real estate executive Frank Norton Jr. said during his annual Native Intelligence report Wednesday night at the Gainesville Civic Center.
A stretcher was stolen out of a vehicle at one local funeral home and vehicles were broken into at two other local funeral homes earlier this month.
A Gainesville man accused of kidnapping a 17-year-old jogger and attempting to rape her was indicted Monday.
Lt. Governor Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, members of the consular corps, my fellow Georgians:
Potential approval of a new waterslide will bring an early close to SnowWorld at the Lanier Islands resort in Buford.
A free one-day training for coaches to help older adults avoid falls is coming to Northeast Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning changes next week to Ga. 11/U.S. 19/U.S. 129 in downtown Blairsville.
Not every high school student can build a computer from scratch or design a program to teach people how to play guitar.
Georgia's top elected officials, including Gov. Nathan Deal, were light on transportation funding details Tuesday at a Georgia Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Atlanta.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board on Tuesday once again recommended a rezoning be denied for the proposed development of a drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle.
A Gainesville man was arrested and charged with rape after an alleged act at a Hall County park.
A Lula councilwoman was transported Saturday for injuries following a collision Saturday on Joe Chandler Road.
Gainesville Police are looking for a 16-year-old Gainesville boy missing since December.