GAINESVILLE - With construction under way on Interstate 985's Exit 22, the Georgia Department of Transportation said several lanes will be closed through the end of the week.
North Carolina authorities now are looking into whether Gary Hilton is connected to the disappearance of a hiker there two years ago who was reportedly last seen with a man fitting his description. Meanwhile, the sheriff of Transylvania County, N.C., where an elderly woman was killed on a hike and her husband's remains are missing, said Hilton's van had a stolen license plate from his county when he was arrested ...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Transylvania County sheriff says investigators have established a positive link between the slaying of a North Carolina hiker, the disappearance of her husband, and the man charged with killing a young hiker in Georgia.
An Atlanta shopping center developer plans to build a 750,000-square-foot shopping center just north of Exit 24 on Ga. 365. Will Cobb, a broker with The Norton Agency, said The Gipson Co. is preparing a zoning application for about 200 acres on the east side of Ga. 365. Initial approval is being sought from the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Center as the project is a development of regional impact. <p ...
On Dec. 24, 2007, Georgia Department of Natural Resources site manager Angela Johnson received information, from an anonymous caller, of a possible conspiracy to steal valuable coins from the Dahlonega Gold Museum.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking for Gary Hilton's old van, which was broken down and abandoned on National Forest land in White County for two years but may contain evidence in the suspected serial killer's case.
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According to National Weather Service forecasters, the Gainesville area could see a trace of snow late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy has planned a fair from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight.
A portion of Sardis Road was closed for nearly two hours on Monday after construction workers broke a gas main.
Friendship, Spout Springs and Chestnut Mountain elementary schools have new attendance boundaries beginning in the fall.
GAINESVILLE - An apparent boiler explosion sent one Pilgrim's Pride employee to Northeast Georgia Medical Center Monday afternoon, fire officials said. Industrial Boulevard was closed as Gainesville firefighters worked to find the cause of an explosion that dented a rollup door on the outside of the plant. A representative for Northeast Georgia Medical Center said the patient is in serious condition, but would not name the employee ...
GAINESVILLE - Lane closures started Monday on Interstate 985 and U.S. 129 for a road widening project that should last well into the summer. The Georgia Department of Transportation is adding left turn lanes at Exit 22 of I-985 to make room for more vehicles on the road, said DOT spokeswoman Teri Pope. Once the $1.64 million project is complete, there will be two left-turn lanes for ...
Oakwood City Council voted Monday evening to raise council members' salaries, and the $250 per month increase will go into effect Jan. 1, 2010. Before the council's approval to increase council members' pay, Oakwood City Council members received $350 each month for their service, which totals $4,200 annually.
In some hospitals, there's an "us versus them" relationship between administrators and doctors. Officials at Northeast Georgia Medical Center didn't want that to happen here, so they've created a new position: chief medical officer.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather