After many area incumbents qualified to seek re-election on Monday, Tuesday was a light day for qualifying for this fall's municipal elections.
The Georgia Supreme Court will hear arguments next week about whether a Hall County judge should have allowed a jury to hear a 15-year-old's confession to fatally shooting a man.
Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Chris Clark said he is ready to step up the agency's tourism efforts in the state.
Many people associate September with Labor Day, but it is also National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.
High school counselors spend countless hours coaching students through the college application process that hopefully transitions them from a high school classroom to a college lecture hall.
Flowery Branch's proposed tax rate, unchanged for the fourth straight year, likely will be passed today but possibly without the help of two of City Council's five members.
ATLANTA - Wayne Shackelford, who spent decades as a Gwinnett County administrator before leading the state Department of Transportation during the 1990s, has died.
Albert "A.D." Hayes' rise in the auto industry dates to 1953, when he ran a gas station/garage in Decatur.
Thanks to the federal stimulus bill, there could be a few more folks on the fire trucks in Gainesville.
As educators learn the H1N1 flu is more likely to afflict children and younger adults, schools and colleges are ramping up their preventative measures and educating students, parents and teachers on their role in keeping the community healthy.
Gainesville taxpayers between the ages of 70 and 72 won't be getting the same breaks on their tax bills as their county counterparts this year.
JEFFERSON - In order to prepare for the upcoming fiscal year, Jefferson officials had to make cuts to the proposed budgets offered by each department director.
Ninth District Opportunity Inc. has received a $1.8 million grant to help prevent homelessness in Northeast Georgia.
Since forming the Public Safety Department, Hall County has seen many code enforcement success stories.
Monday drew mostly incumbents seeking re-election as qualifying got started for this November's municipal races.
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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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