Former Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox told Brenau Academy students on Wednesday to choose a profession that will be interesting and rewarding.
The Flowery Branch City Council will hold a public hearing this evening to get resident input on the first draft of the tax allocation district plan that seeks to make the growing city the "gem of South Hall."
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners hired a new manager Wednesday morning, who started work today.
Prices are skyrocketing, especially for the two things we can't avoid buying: fuel and food. Many people have been hurt by the real estate slump, and the drought has slashed income for people whose jobs depend on water.
The Lake Lanier Association is planning to take legal action against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over the lake's sinking water level. Val Perry, vice president of the lake advocacy group, said the association feels left out of the legal battle between the corps and the governors of Georgia, Florida and Alabama. "If we're not there at the table, nobody is going to be speaking ...
Truett Cathy enjoys speaking about his hardscrabble upbringing in Atlanta, even though he now is listed on Forbes magazine's list of the richest Americans.
The president of Northeast Georgia Medical Center spoke in favor of the University of Georgia's partnership with Medical College of Georgia to build a medical school in Athens, and touted the Gainesville hospital as a prime physician training ground. Jim Gardner, president and chief executive officer of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, told state legislators of his enthusiasm and support of a new medical school at Tuesday's Medical Education Study Committee ...
GAINESVILLE - Gainesville Mayor Bob Hamrick joined five local ministers in Roosevelt Square at lunchtime Tuesday to seek drought relief from one last governing authority - the Lord.
A monitoring crew doing a routine inspection of local creeks Monday morning noticed sewage leaking into Slaughterhouse Creek, a tributary of Lake Lanier.
GAINESVILLE - Those who noticed the sprinklers running on Bobby Gruhn field Tuesday were not mistaken.
Two area students received honorable mention as finalists in the Energy Bowl Challenge held Nov. 8 by Jackson Electric Membership Corp.
Jonathan McDougald got a rude awakening Tuesday, when a 5 a.m. knock at his door first tipped him off that he was a crime victim.
Starting today, traffic will be shifted on Mundy Mill Road between Interstate 985 and Publix Supermarket. This will enable crews to finish repaving. The shift was previously scheduled for Tuesday.
The Humane Society of Hall County hit a milestone last week. Its spay-neuter clinic, which opened in May 2005, performed surgery on its 10,000th animal.
GAINESVILLE - From leak detectors to kitchen-sink foot pedals, Hall County schools is doing what it can to cut back on water usage.
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.
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