FLOWERY BRANCH - A new era of government began Wednesday in Flowery Branch as three City Council members were introduced and the council agreed to switch to night meetings as a way to better involve the public.
There's a good chance that Northeast Georgia will be covered in snow Thursday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch Mayor Diane Hirling, re-elected to a second four-year term, was sworn in on Wednesday morning along with three new city council members.
A Gainesville man whose role in setting fire to an Atlanta strip club led to a sting that ensnared four other Dahlonega-based soldiers was sentenced this week in federal court.
Former Army medic Sandeo Pablo Dyson, 46, was sentenced to five years in prison for the Jan. 1, 2007 arson fire at Club Onyx.
Gainesville has a new mayor and new mayor pro tempore for the next two years.
From staff reports
Saying a 19-year-old murder suspect posed "a significant and substantial risk to flee," a judge denied bond in the case Tuesday.
Gov. Sonny Perdue visited North Georgia College & State University on Tuesday to award a $2.5 million grant from the OneGeorgia Authority to pave the way for the area's electronic super highway.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a detour to facilitate the reconstruction of the intersection at Brookwood and Caney roads.
Hall County firefighters responded to at least two fires Tuesday as temperatures plunged.
Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald Jr. began Tuesday his one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission.
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County hosted a workshop Tuesday to help nonprofit organizations in the community get a fresh start in the new year.
Having cable service may do more than keep your family entertained. It may also help your local government provide quality services and balance its budget.
A Hall County judge who sentenced a man to 18 years in prison nearly three years ago was asked Tuesday to grant him bond.
Family and friends who placed holiday flower arrangements on graves at Alta Vista Cemetery must remove them by the end of January, according to a notice from the city.
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State officials expect debit cards for more than 4,000 recipients of child support and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, including more than 50 individuals ...
A Clarkston man allegedly fell asleep while driving on Interstate 985 Monday afternoon, leading to nonlife-threatening injuries for himself and two passengers, authorities said.
The Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department has earned reaccreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies and the National Recreation and Park ...
With two longtime Gainesville City Council members stepping down this year, the Nov. 3 election to replace them may be rather competitive.
Montine Whelchel Smith, an associate minister at St. John Baptist Church, announced her candidacy for the Gainesville City Council Ward 3 seat in early September.
The Oakwood Planning Commission gave its blessing Monday night to a rezoning proposal that allows for 105 townhouses across from Johnson High School.
A woman told police she passed out in her apartment and woke up to an acquaintance sexually assaulting her, according to testimony Monday in Magistrate ...
A man told police that the College Park man sitting behind him in his 1994 Buick Century put a gun to his head and told ...
Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel is a finalist for the Lexington Educational Leadership Award fellowship.
Hall County school leaders want local voters to be informed before a Nov. 3 vote on a sales tax for education.
Authorities say a man accused in a birthday party shooting at a Lanier Islands lake house told them he fired shots in self-defense.
A former Hall County Jail inmate allegedly punched while handcuffed by a former jailer settled for $50,000, according to his attorney.
No one showed for the first of three public hearings on Oakwood's proposed tax rate for fiscal 2016, which begins Jan. 1.
A wreck Monday evening on Interstate 985 southbound caused three injuries and backed up traffic.
Roxie Holt welcomed her dog's paws onto her lap on a recent afternoon, describing separation from the Labrador retriever: "For him it's worse ...
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