Michael Stoy, vice president for academic affairs at Gainesville State College, was named the new president of Middle Georgia College.
Northeast Georgia's drought conditions won't prevent many Fourth of July events from lighting up the sky with fireworks. "We are definitely having fireworks, because we're in a protected area," said Hal Williams, the Convention and Visitors Bureau Director of Dahlonega. "We're firing (the fireworks) from the parking lot on the university campus. They will go over the college drill field. ... There should be no problem."
This year, the inspiration for the mission project of Chestnut Mountain Church's vacation Bible school was close to home.
The Gainesville City Council is laying the legal groundwork that moves the city one step closer to relocating its public safety facility. The council passed two resolutions that will allow the city to purchase about 13 acres for its new public safety buildings with cash from other city funds.
For most of the two-and-a-half years that Stanley Gibbs has lived on Sardis Road, bulldozers and Trackhoes have been his neighbors.
Gainesville residents who normally have their trash picked up on Friday will have to wait until Tuesday because of the July Fourth holiday, according to the city.
The Flowery Branch Historic Preservation Commission's meeting for 2:30 p.m. today has been canceled because of an expected lack of commission members. The next meeting is set for 2:30 p.m. Aug. 6.
The first of three planned hearings on a $6.1 million rate increase for Atmos Energy began Monday before the Georgia Public Service Commission in Atlanta.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the decision of a Jackson County Superior Court judge and the state's Environmental Protection Division to close a Talmo wastewater treatment plant.
Nature was captured in miniature Monday at Elachee Nature Science Center's Inspired by Nature day camp. Diminutive bear tracks, turtles and beavers walked all over the pottery as campers decorated their clay discs using 3-D stamps. "I think this is going to be the coolest thing ever," said Evan Moore, 5, as he began his art design, sifting his hand through a box of stamps. The pottery activity ...
Hall County Administrator Jim Shuler officially retired Monday after more than 30 years of working for the county. But he won't be going too far just yet. "I still have roots here," Shuler said. "I'll always be connected to Hall County; I grew up here. Hall County's basically been my only employer, and Hall County's the only place I've ever lived." Shuler, who has held a number of ...
Flowery Branch's new water and sewer rates take effect today. The Flowery Branch City Council voted June 18 to approve the higher rates, which distinguish between customers inside and outside the city and customers whose accounts with the city predate June 2000.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending project-related lane closures on all interstate and major state system highways through Sunday night to ease July Fourth weekend traffic congestion. Lanes will be clear between noon Thursday and 5 a.m. Monday.
A Gainesville woman who shared her story of living with terminal cancer died Thursday, 11 months after being diagnosed with malignant melanoma. Kaye Carlton, 67, was profiled in The Times in March. She wanted to publicize her illness in order to encourage others to get screened. A graduate of Gainesville High School, Carlton spent much of her adult life in North Carolina. She moved back ...
The Gainesville city school board unanimously approved a continuing resolution to allow the school district to operate on 30-day budget periods until the board can approve a fiscal year 2009 budget.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A Baldwin man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road in East Hall County, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.
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.