Area authorities stayed busy over the Labor Day weekend responding to fires, widespread acts of vandalism in Gainesville and what appears to be an accidental drowning.
Nine Hall County high school students have taken matters into their own hands to help a single mom realize her dream of owning a home.
Just as the peak hurricane season arrives, the Northeast Georgia chapter of the American Red Cross has hired a new executive director. The Gainesville-based chapter announced Tuesday that Hall County native Philip Reed had taken the position. On Wednesday, Reed was already down in Atlanta meeting with other disaster preparedness officials, as storms Hanna, Ike and Josephine approached the southeastern United States. The Red Cross still is busy ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to open one and possibly two new westbound lanes at 9 a.m. Thursday on Ga. 53/Winder Highway between Ga. 211 and Atlanta Highway.
The city of Dahlonega is under an outdoor watering ban after one of its two water filters failed, cutting the city's water capacity in half. City Manager Bill Lewis said the structure under the 32-year-old filter collapsed on Friday. The city has found replacement parts in Idaho and North Carolina, but it could take two weeks to a month to get the repairs made and the pump back in service. ...
Two men were charged Tuesday for selling moonshine, and one was charged with selling guns to a convicted felon.
The Georgia Public Service Commission will hold the final round of public hearings on the Atmos Energy Corp. request for an increase in base rates beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
The death toll hit 19 in Labor Day weekend activities across the state, according to state officials.
For some, Labor Day is just that - a day to work.
Teenagers are a big part of the local work force. Whether it's seasonal employment or after-school work, young people are a necessary part of a local economy.
Editor's note: This interview was conducted at the end of July at Vaziani military base, a Georgian base located at the edge of Tbilisi, Georgia. Most American service members involved in exercise "Immediate Response 08" left the country a few days prior to the outbreak of war between Georgia and Russia that began Aug. 7.
If only every resident could have saved some of the 7 inches of rain that Tropical Storm Fay dumped at Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport last week, watering lawns under tight watering restrictions might not be an issue for a while. Gainesville water conservation specialist Scarlett Fuller is out to teach anyone who will listen how some of the rain might be saved. Fuller holds workshops that help ...
Hurricane Gustav's path through Gulf Coast states has done little to affect this area's weather, except for stirring up some clouds and breezes.
A 18-year-old man found Sunday in a body of water at Eagle Ranch, a Christian-based children's home in South Hall, has been identified as Martin Campa of Suwanee.
Fearing another Hurricane Katrina, electricians and friends Aaron Plecenik and David Green decided to leave New Orleans on Friday. Plecenik, accompanied by Lisa James, Green, with Louise West, ended up in Gainesville, where Green lived and worked for nine years before going to New Orleans four years ago.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
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