In fiscal year 1993, the Georgia Lottery Corp. made more than $19 million from ticket sales. Fiscal year 2011, which ended in June, brought more than $3.5 billion in ticket sales.
Lake Lanier turned deadly over the weekend, with a Buford teenager drowning after a boating accident and a Cumming man slipping underwater and never resurfacing.
Hall County authorities have found the body of a Buford boy who had been feared drowned following a Saturday night boating accident on Lake Lanier in North Hall.
A 51-year-old Cumming man drowned while wade fishing in Lake Lanier, south of Brown's Bridge in Hall County.
While Hurricane Irene continued to lash out against the east coast Saturday, a group with the Salvation Army in Gainesville prepared to offer assistance in North Carolina.
Gainesville police continue to search for a suspect they believe robbed the Shell Food Mart on Friday night at West Ridge Road and U.S. 129.
Hall County fire crews were called Saturday night to battle a house fire south of Gainesville.
Your attic is full of old family junk. It can't be worth anything more than sentiment, right?
The Georgia Lottery Corp. lost more than $65 million between 2009, when ticket sales were highest, and 2011.
A new policy essentially allowing several illegal immigrants to be released from federal custody has not yet resulted in any releases from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's leased facility in Gainesville.
Now that Georgia's new congressional maps are almost final, no one's expecting anything less than a political stampede in Northeast Georgia.
With archery season just a few weeks away, local hunters take the opportunity to hone their skill with a friendly competition.
Gainesville police officers are searching for a man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a West Ridge Road convenience store.
Hall County's delinquent taxpayers have until Wednesday to apply for amnesty.
If Lake Lanier drops another 2-plus feet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will revert to its "low water action plan" and stop issuing boat dock permits, an official said this week.
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Some early work has started on the new Mincey Marble site in the Gainesville Business Park off Calvary Church Road.
Authorities are warning of an entering auto spree in North Hall happening overnight along the U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway corridor.
A Flowery Branch man is accused of accepting payment for tree removal work but not finishing the job.
Flowery Branch Elementary School's newsroom is a decade behind.
Threats of suicide and other attempts at self-harm is a key finding in a 2016 Georgia review of domestic violence fatalities, when Hall County had ...
The highest honor the Kiwanis Club awards went to a woman who dedicated three decades to helping children.
Lanier Islands resort is looking to add 531 staff members to prepare for the summer season.
For some, the TomeCon literary conference is the Super Bowl.
Gainesville city officials recently put up a green Deshaun Watson Way street sign after they were notified by the Federal Highway Administration that a red ...
A proposed new doughnut shop got the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board's approval Tuesday night.
The Georgia Department of Labor's Habersham Career Center will host a third recruitment Wednesday for Flexicrew, a staffing and employment agency, to hire 50 ...
Kindergarten registration for Hall County Schools children entering kindergarten in the fall will be held at each of the Hall elementary schools on March 21 ...
Belk and Wacoal are partnering to offer free bra fittings March 31 at the Belk at Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville.
Oakwood's Chick-fil-A hasn't had a renovation since it opened nearly 17 years ago.
When winter weather hits North Georgia, the proper preparation can help get you through the storm and stay warm and safe. Follow these tips:
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