DeShan Fishel didn't leave to take her daughter to school a hero Thursday morning. But by the time she arrived back home, she'd been called a hero dozens of times.
Because of statewide budget cuts, Georgia's hospitals and doctors won't be getting a long-awaited increase in Medicaid reimbursement this year.
Getting a driver's license isn't the only rite of passage that Georgia's kids can experience when they turn 16. Now, they're also eligible to donate blood.
CUMMING - As expected, Forsyth County commissioners voted 3-2 on Thursday night to fire County Manager Rhonda Poston-O'Connor. The decision capped more than a week of speculation that Poston-O'Connor, who had held the post for about 11 months, would be dismissed.
BY STEPHEN GURR firstname.lastname@example.org John Girardeau officially retired from his job as chief judge of Hall County Superior Court in 2005, but in truth it was only a semi-retirement. Under a state-funded system, Girardeau continued to assist Hall County's four full-time superior court judges two days each week by taking guilty pleas and presiding over bond and probation revocation hearings, uncontested divorces and family violence hearings as a senior judge. He also helped occasionally with ...
DAWSONVILLE - A 5-year-old boy is expected to recover, family members say, after he was struck by a sport utility vehicle this morning near a school bus stop in Dawson County.
Gainesville and Hall County governments now are distributing free prescription drug discount cards, sponsored by the National Association of Counties.
An Oakwood church will be having a consignment sale this weekend, featuring items for children.
Phuong Le touts the freshness of his seafood at the Atlanta Highway Seafood Market. But for the next few days, he is struggling to find a replacement source for seafood from the Gulf coast.
Brenau University opened one of the area's only indoor tennis facilities with an exhibition game from the school's tennis team, the Brenau Golden Tigers, on Tuesday.
A Chinese student who endeared herself to Brenau faculty and students last year, competing as part of Students in Free Enterprise and working at the campus radio station, has died.
During a hearing in Gainesville, Atmos Energy representatives wasted no time in taking aim at a Public Service Commission staff report challenging the natural gas utility's request for a $6.1 million rate increase for Georgia customers.
Hall County could be seeing more charter schools in its future.
Gainesville City Council members voted Tuesday to sell to Eddie K. Martin two tracts of land near Queen City Parkway that had been declared surplus.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council was divided in its first approval Wednesday morning of a tax rate to go with its 2008-09 budget.
East Hall and North Hall high schools will soon be home to brand-new facilities for their fine arts departments, including their respective theater programs.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center will hold its 34th annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration at 7 p.m. Monday.
If you're looking for a way to work off that holiday turkey and extra helpings of mashed potatoes, lace up those walking shoes and head to North Hall Middle School.
Looking for some low-tech entertainment for the kids over the holidays?
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather