Temperatures were hot, but an occasional breeze cooled things a bit, and the grassy hillside offered scenic views of Lake Lanier.
The content may be free to end users, but website design and maintenance take time and cost money. It's no exception for area county and city governments, with thousands of tax dollars spent for original design or redesign work.
The iconic image of Rosie the Riveter working in factories and keeping the country's economic engine running while young men fought overseas in World War II remains a staple of American lore.
ATLANTA - The Associated Press sat down recently with the two Republicans competing for Georgia's open Senate seat to discuss three key issues.
Investigators with child protective services have been ordered to work at least eight hours per week of overtime to address 3,300 overdue cases statewide.
A person who was reported to have drowned has been found safe, according to Hall County Fire Services.
Athens Street at the railroad crossing will be closed from Monday to Aug. 1 in Gainesville, the city has announced.
The three men slipped out of their vehicles as the passenger van rolled up at daybreak Tuesday at the Big Lots in Gainesville.
As boaters take to the water in droves, one captain, as he styles himself, is hoping his Lake Lanier business stays afloat in the minds of boaters who drink alcohol in America's honor.
A day outdoors could leave you with a lot more than a suntan this summer; if you walk near tall grass, you could come home with ticks.
Gainesville has accepted a $1 million grant from the state to build affordable homes in the city.
Local government officials are considering delaying a vote on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax from this fall to spring 2015.
For law enforcement, social media is a two-way street: It's an opportunity for officers to promote their work, but also leaves them open to public critique.
Unhappy with a situation, 19-year-old Andrea Tilmuth did what has become an ubiquitous part of the online presence: She wrote a bad review.
Northeast Georgians weighed in Friday to the Malaysian Airlines crash in Ukrainian airspace.
A few fluctuations in the local real estate market in recent months haven't changed the positive trend lines in home sales, according to brokers.
Hall County resident Jennifer Sargent has found three snakes in her yard over the past six weeks.
A Gainesville woman behind the wheel in a June wreck that killed five people, including three children, had methamphetamine in her system, according to a toxicology report released Friday by the Georgia State Patrol.
Camp Braveheart, founded in 1996 by the Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, is a weeklong summer camp designed to help children who have experienced a significant loss in their family. The camp is free of charge. Volunteer camp counselors are joined by licensed social workers and an art therapist to help the grieving campers at Cedar Hill Enrichment Center in Gainesville.
With two elementary schools near capacity, Gainesville City Schools is going forward with plans to build a new elementary school in the Mundy Mill neighborhood.
A museum dedicated to education is one step closer to reality in Flowery Branch.
Georgians will be seeing more trucks on the highway in coming years - at least, if economic development plans pan out as the governor's office expects.
Until my adult swim lessons at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center, there was no way I would go into a pool past my shoulders.
This time last summer, Hall County residents were repeating a famous refrain from classic rock band Credence Clearwater Revival: "Who will stop the rain?"
The rising jobless rate in Georgia doesn't reflect the local employment picture, area business leaders say.
Today is the last day to vote early for Tuesday's runoff election.
The case involving a June 5 shooting death at a West Avenue apartment has moved to Superior Court, and a second man connected to the case has been brought into police custody.
A Hall County man arrested Wednesday in relation to growing marijuana also is suspected of being involved in cockfighting, Hall County officials said in a news release.
Flowery Branch City Council members have approved the city's first millage rate increase since 2006.