A private group agreed this week to spend the money necessary to complete a water management plan for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Thursday night to approve a $90.268 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year that includes a full rollback of the property tax rate.
Chicopee Woods Elementary School Principal Hank Ramey will be leaving the Hall County School District to take a job as principal of Banks County Middle School.
The Flowery Branch City Council approved a 2015 fiscal year budget, with one more meeting to go before a tax millage rate is set.
Joseph Williams, the man accused of shooting down Adrian Thompson outside Peppers Grocery & Market, was found guilty Thursday in Gainesville of murder.
The Gainesville City Council unanimously approved a $551,000 contract with OneBeacon Government Risks for property and liability insurance coverage at a special called meeting Thursday morning.
The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville rose to 6.1 percent in May up from 5.5 percent the month before, though still lower than the rate a year ago, 6.5 percent.
It will likely take another few months before Gainesville officials know whether they need to roll back the property tax rate following a reassessment of lakefront home values this year.
A July arraignment date been set for a man accused in the May death of his grandmother.
The shiny, new hoods and doors were open for visitors to check out Wednesday, but this wasn't some ordinary car lot.
David Green remembers his father as someone who never failed to help a person in need.
Local elementary schools performed below the state average on 2014 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, while local middle schools had mixed results.
Stepping out of the limousine, Callie Truelove greeted the "paparazzi" trying to catch a glimpse of her. More than 100 people, armed with smartphones and digital cameras, waited as the 11-year-old emerged.
As the Georgia painkiller-monitoring system became a year old, there is uncertainty as to whether it will be around to see its second birthday.
Hall County is still having difficulty collecting the hotel/motel tax due from vacation rental properties on Lake Lanier.
Hall County law enforcement authorities are seeking a missing 9-year-old boy.
Donning pink and yellow hard hats, a group of 11 women sported a distinctly different look than most graduating classes at commencement.
For 11-year-old Ethan Payne, the best part of day camp is getting to "move and groove."
Costs have increased more than 20 percent in two key Hall County bridge replacement projects.
Eleven programs have been added to a 100 percent tuition scholarship grant at Lanier Technical College.
The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning issued a license revocation Friday for a Clermont day care center accused of burning a toddler as three of the day care workers' criminal cases move to Superior Court.
Garth Brooks will announce the first stop of his world tour on Monday, but it won't be at a press conference.
Hoping to rebrand their image and credentials in a politically conservative community, liberals and progressives celebrated the grand opening Thursday night of the new Hall County Democratic Party headquarters on Athens Street in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council is prepared to enter into an agreement next week with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority for construction of a road in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center that will open property for development.
ATLANTA - The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined $11 million so far on the race, with just over a week to go before the July 22 runoff.
Thursday marks the last day of my first week of the Red Cross' Adults Learning the Basics swim lessons at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center. With a patient instructor, Max Sumner, and a supportive classmate, Cornelia Martin, I'm so comfortable in the pool that I feel silly having avoided it for the past 23 years.