The Dawson County coroner has identified two teens killed Friday afternoon in a collision with a school bus.
The snow is gone, but here comes the cold. As the snowflakes tapered off and most of the accumulation melted away by late afternoon, a cold air front was expecting to bring bone-chilling temperatures to the area. At 9 a.m., the temperature in Gainesville was 17 degrees.
The kitchen inspections return today to The Times after a hiatus of a few weeks due to the holidays and a change in rules. You likely will notice a bit of a difference in the reports.
Despite the threat of weather, organizers say a planned memorial walk for Meredith Emerson will go on as planned Sunday morning at a park north of Blairsville.
Heavy snow has begun falling in downtown Gainesville, and the temperature is hovering just above the freezing mark. Accumulations of up to 3 inches are possible, the National Weather Service reports. (This article will be updated thoughout the day as developments warrant.)
Ever since city marshals discovered the Alpha House for Men, a group home for recovering addicts, operating without a permit last summer, Gainesville city officials have continually faced the question of where to place group homes in the city.
People from across Northeast Georgia will gather Sunday afternoon in Cornelia for a march to honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. Organizers said they aim for the event to promote "peace, community and justice."
As the sun rises in the eastern sky this morning, the snow could begin falling and last much of the day.
The following activities or events have been canceled on Saturday, Jan 19, 2008 (unless otherwise noted):
Two people in a car were killed in a collision with a school bus Friday afternoon in Dawson County, while a student in the bus was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, officials said. The identification of the men killed was being withheld by authorities pending notification of next of kin.
A federal judge in Gainesville signed a warrant for Gary Hilton's arrest last February, but when U.S. Forest officials in Florida stopped his van in November, they found no record of the warrant. Within two weeks of that traffic stop in the Apalachicola National Forest, a woman Hilton is suspected of killing vanished, later turning up decapitated.
It wasn't Christmas, but Friday afternoon still made for a perfect day to ride a new bike. Regions Bank donated 150 bicycles to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hall County during a student assembly on Friday afternoon at the club.
Marreon Tyre rose early on Jan. 2, braving the crisp, winter morning as she walked up to the doors of Uptown Fitness for a 6 a.m. aerobics class. But those doors were locked.
DAHLONEGA --- The company building a 236-space parking deck at North Georgia College & State University held a "topping out" party Friday to mark the project coming to an end.
Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker applauded MySpace's decision to take steps to protect youngsters from sexual predators and bullies, including searching for ways to verify users' ages.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather