ATLANTA - Retaining caseworkers, managing workloads and improving communication between agencies dominated much of the discussion in the unveiling of the Child Welfare Reform Council's recommendations.
High school standards and expectations after high school are among the top education issues Georgians can expect to see addressed by state leaders in 2015.
Hall County firefighters put out a mobile home fire Thursday that damaged the residence and left it uninhabitable.
Oakwood police have identified a suspect in a Jan. 3 robbery by sudden snatching at Wal-Mart, with the suspect allegedly entering the store with a "Jesus Loves You" T-shirt.
The cold weather Friday morning could not chill the warm spirits of those attending the dedication ceremony and official ribbon cutting marking the opening of the new Georgia Poultry Laboratory in Gainesville.
David Ruckstaetter will saddle up next month on his way to Mississippi, just as they do in the cowboy Westerns he used to watch with his grandfather.
The Lula City Council will consider scrapping an administrative fee on some water accounts, in addition to other policy changes regarding its enterprise funds, after residents recently raised concerns.
Gov. Nathan Deal today will discuss the final recommendations of the Child Welfare Reform Council, which could possibly include more public-private partnerships with state agencies.
Remember those "mad wet hens" protesting Hall County's property tax reassessments on their lakefront homes last year?
Flowery Branch leaders have moved forward on increasing sewer capacity, and increasing the city's chances for future development and growth.
Lula homeowners Andrew and Brittney Deaton heard smoke alarms at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday. But when they came downstairs they didn't see any smoke or fire, said Andrew Deaton's brother, Nicholas Deaton.
Temperatures climbed out of the teens across Northeast Georgia on Thursday afternoon, but they won't make it above freezing for another day or so.
Oakwood Police are seeking two suspects in a robbery investigation at Wal-Mart, who are believed to have taken a camouflage jacket, a package of T-shirts and a Sony PlayStation 4 just after midnight Saturday.
A variety of drugs worth more than $13,000 were found Tuesday at a Gainesville home, along with scales and $3,000 in cash, according to authorities.
Traffic is now clear on Interstate 985 below exit 22, U.S. 129, after a four-vehicle accident backed up traffic headed southbound.
Now, if she wants, Faye Bush doesn't have to walk across the street to work anymore.
The University of North Georgia has a new head of research and engagement.
The Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel report on 2013 deaths found the state has an above-average infant mortality rate.
Lula City Councilwoman Vicky Chambers, as of Sunday night, is still in the intensive care unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
While it's no secret the downtown square is Gainesville's centerpiece, the last year has proven what a major draw it is for residents and tourists alike.
A group of church and community leaders plans to talk this week with area law enforcement on ways to improve relations and "build partnerships."
This weekend, Boy Scout Troops from Hall, Jackson and Barrow have come together at Scoutland campgrounds north of Gainesville for the 2015 Chattahoochee District Winter Camporee.
A math teacher, an accountant or a police chief - of those career options, Carol Martin said she never imagined herself becoming the third.
An estimated 398,000 undocumented immigrants currently live in Georgia, according to a report released Thursday by The Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and most of them lack health insurance.
The word "assessment" might make students, parents and even some teachers nervous.
Proponents of medical marijuana were left feeling deflated last week when politics unraveled parts of a state bill aimed at regulating use of the drug in limited form and scope.
Bobby Poole, a Gainesville businessman and active community member who owned the city's last full-service gas station died Friday at age 83.
Construction is ongoing at South Hall's Cherokee Bluffs Park in Flowery Branch.