SAUTEE - U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., said Friday night that he will support a bill by U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., that would create a holiday on the federal portion of the fuel tax from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
They may add a colorful, springlike appearance to the front lawn of the First Baptist Church on Green Street, but the pinwheels placed there Friday afternoon signify a subject that is far from lighthearted: child abuse. "These pinwheels represent the 630 substantiated cases of abuse and neglect for 2006 here in Hall County," said Dee Dee Mize, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Gainesville. "What we're trying to do is ...
The Democratic and Republican parties will hold district conventions today to select delegates to their respective national conventions.
When Mike Nixon counsels teenagers at his residential drug treatment program, he can say he's lived their lives.
Addiction experts say they're alarmed at the growing number of teens who are abusing prescription drugs.
James Carville and Mary Matalin never play on the same team - except when it comes to their personal lives.
Riverbend Elementary School will release students at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday for the Tour de Georgia, a 600-mile bicycle race starting Monday and traveling through Gainesville that day.
A Hall County grand jury returned a felony indictment against a 14-year-old boy this week on charges of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl. The defendant, who is not being named by The Times because of his age and his relationship with the alleged victim, faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years without parole if convicted of rape. He is also charged with aggravated child molestation and child molestation in ...
Some local people will be representing Northeast Georgia at their respective party's national conventions to be held later this year, and at least three first-time delegates are excited over the opportunity.
There's a new landowner in Gainesville - claiming to be the largest - and they have big plans for nearly 1,000 acres on Old Cornelia Highway.
Gainesville High School is beginning to look at starting random drug screening for students who participate in athletics or extracurricular activities or drive to school.
SAUTEE -- It wasn't your typical Friday night date.
ATLANTA - Governor Sonny Perdue said he still has "absolute confidence" in state transportation commissioner Gena Abraham.
A judge heard testimony Thursday in the case of a Flowery Branch man charged with trying to abduct a woman in a grocery store parking lot last month.
Evans' replacement would be responsible for helping oversee state roads. Here is more about what the board does and its responsibilities:
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather