A judge Wednesday imposed fines of $10,000 each on the Georgia attorney general's office and the head of the state ethics commission, saying they had failed to turn over key documents in a lawsuit against the commission.
The swimming pool at the Oakwood YMCA is closed to the public after Labor Day, but on Wednesday, some lucky third-graders got to jump in.
A Gainesville man accused of a shooting at a soccer game last year has entered a not guilty plea, with a tentative trial date set for November.
A strong thunderstorm in Hall County has led to a flash flood warning and some sporadic power outages in South Hall, according to Scott Cagle, fire marshal and deputy Emergency Management Agency director.
A Clermont man died Wednesday after turning in to the path of a semitrailer on Ga. 53/Mundy Mill Road at Thurmon Tanner Parkway, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A career fair will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Sept. 16 in Cornelia.
Dawson County's request for the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to declassify information regarding its decision to grant clemency to a man convicted of a 1991 slaying has been denied.
Authorities planned to reconvene their search today for the victim of a possible drowning reported Monday night, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
Students in Georgia will not be held back or graded this year based on results of the Georgia Milestones standardized tests.
Following a search of a Gainesville home, two residents were arrested in connection with manufacturing marijuana, among other charges.
The firefighter who suffered heat exhaustion Monday was treated and released, Gainesville Fire Division Chief Keith Smith said.
Gainesville schools have more students enrolled today than they did at the end of last year.
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.
Fair Street School neighbors watched waves of excited children march by Friday as the entire school paraded with signs, flags and giant, handmade doves chanting "We want peace! We want peace!"
Social studies coursework may give students more to remember than to learn, according to findings by a Hall County Schools committee on curriculum for the subject.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat from DeKalb County, has introduced legislation that would dial back a federal program that transfers military equipment and resources to local law enforcement agencies.
A truck submerged in Lake Lanier at Little River Park on Wednesday was reported missing on Sept. 11 from Loganville, according to a Gwinnett County police report.
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to hold open house meetings on a project that would bring high occupancy toll lanes closer to Hall County.
A fishing tournament will be held Saturday at Laurel Park in Gainesville to raise funds to benefit three injured Hall County firefighters.
More than 48,000 meals will be provided to food-insecure Georgians, thanks to the hundreds Thursday who attended the Empty Bowl Lunch benefiting the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
Hall County has mailed revised tax assessments to about 3,800 property owners, the first sign the appeals process is ending for some residents.
Flowery Branch officials continue searching for a permanent solution to damage on Spring Street from 2013 flooding.
A 16-year-old female was hit by a vehicle while attempting to cross Atlanta Highway, Oakwood police officials said.
When the Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday to raise the account service fee on water bills in lieu of increasing water rates, customers outside the city limits must have a felt a reversal of fortunes.
Millions enjoy Lake Lanier each year, and lake groups now want those visitors to return the favor with some litter cleanup.
Dahlonega has been awarded a $5.1 million federal grant for a project that officials hope will improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in an area around downtown and the University of North Georgia.
Five area schools have landed on a list for highest progress in the state, and each of them has used a different strategy to get there.