President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law 50 years ago today, with no North Georgia lands included in the bill.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank is asking people to "Lend a Hand, Give a Can" and donate canned food at local grocery stores during the next two weeks.
Gainesville City Council voted 4-1 today to leave water rates unchanged and raise the account service fee 85 cents.
Authorities are searching this morning for the victim of a possible drowning reported Monday night, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
The previously dubbed Smithgall Woodland Garden is now called the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville.
Orange construction barrels are scattered across 7 miles of Ga. 347 as road crews are taking advantage of the summer's good weather to move along two separate widening efforts in what is Hall County's biggest road project.
A Gainesville city councilman, working with the police department, is organizing a neighborhood watch program for the location of two recent West Avenue killings.
A possible drowning Monday night was the second incident of the day to mar the end of the holiday weekend on Lake Lanier.
Less than a week after approving new hours for greenspace parks, Forsyth County commissioners adjusted them.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has finalized the list of projects that would be funded through a transportation bond, provided voters approve a referendum on the matter this fall.
One firefighter suffered heat exhaustion Monday while battling a small blaze at an industrial building at the corner of Dorsey and Davis streets.
After deadlocking on whether to raise water rates 1 percent earlier this month, Gainesville City Council will hold another vote today to try and break the impasse.
Eight years after Hall County originally purchased the property, work is set to officially begin on Cherokee Bluffs park.
Sgt. 1st Class David Smith is getting ready to put his skills as a soldier to the test.
Hall County Fire Services responded to a call of a possible drowning after 8 p.m. in the Big Creek Park area on the south end of Lake Lanier, near Holiday Marina,
A Flowery Branch man has been indicted on murder charges for the Christmas Day death of his brother.
The sun broke through the clouds just in time to witness the official groundbreaking at Cherokee Bluffs Park.
Charleston, S.C.-based Neil Grehlinger is cycling approximately 4,000 miles across the U.S. to help match rescue dogs and soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder.
For the seventh year, WomenSource played host to its annual Power of the Purse fundraiser, which celebrated women's philanthropy Tuesday evening at the Chattahoochee Country Club.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is requesting $1.99 billion for its 2016 budget and a separate $254.8 million for facilities.
Oakwood is holding its third of four required public hearings Thursday as part of an $800,000 road project related to M. Stringer Road at the King's Hawaiian plant.
An English professor told a Gainesville audience Tuesday night that educators, including herself, were heavily involved in the development of Common Core standards but they also were "passionate" about their work.
Pap Datta is one step closer to his dream of opening a microbrewery in Gainesville.
A prosecutor says a grand jury will investigate a police raid that severely injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in the child's playpen last spring in Cornelia.
A Lanier Career Academy student has been arrested and charged with making terroristic threats.
The attorney for the go-between in a Valentine's Day murder-for-hire scheme argued for an appeal Monday on the grounds of unlawfully obtained and unsuppressed phone records.
ATLANTA - First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to pick up a key seat for Democrats.
Politics appear to be at the heart of President Barack Obama's decision last week to delay unspecified executive action on immigration until after the November mid-term elections.
Area Chick-fil-A customers on Monday remembered Chick-fil-A's founder for his business model and personal values. S. Truett Cathy died early Monday morning at 93.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to approve about $1 million in spending on Thursday for the purchase of a new firetruck with an aerial platform.