There's a killer that probably takes more lives than warfare. In 2003, an estimated 50,000 people died during a devastating heat wave that affected most of Europe. Even in the U.S., where air conditioning is available on a much larger scale, the hot summer of 1980 resulted in 1,250 casualties, according to the National Weather Service (nws.noaa.gov).
Weights were lifted and burpies jumped Saturday as CrossFit athletes from all over metro Atlanta and North Georgia came to compete in the inaugural Showdown on the Square.
When the people who rescue us need saving themselves, a brotherhood emerges and rushes to their aid.
Hall County and Gainesville are finding most part-time workers now are complying with a new policy that limits the number of hours they can work each week.
Since May, the Georgia Department of Agriculture has announced over 25 food recalls in Georgia, including certain pitted fruits, bread and smoked salmon.
Hall County is saving about $13,000 after officials changed their minds on a contract for concrete blocks to be used in construction of the new correctional institute.
A life jacket giveaway by Hall County Fire Services that was set for 1 p.m. Friday at Bolding Mill Park was postponed due to weather.
School supply giveaways are set for today and Sunday ahead of the start of school Thursday for Gainesville students and Friday for Hall County students.
No threat was found from a suspicious device responsible for the closure Friday morning of a South Hall County road.
Tax-free weekend is here and parents looking to save money on electronics, clothes and school supplies are hitting stores to get their kids ready for school.
After more than a year of planning and renovation, the seniors of the Tower Heights community have their new community service center.
The future of the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue might be written in this week's USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint National Championships.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell has been relieved of command over fire services but will retain his post as Emergency Management Agency director following a mishap with a fire truck last month that injured three firefighters.
The two women shot near the Atlanta Street Apartments on Friday are out of the hospital and recuperating, one of them said Monday.
All of the brakes in the 1988 Acura Legend that injured four children on Price Way last month were functioning, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Brodie Forrester said.
A thunderstorm that moved through Hall County on Monday evening caused some minor damage.
Gainesville City Schools will lower its millage rate this year, the first time the district has done so since 2010.
Behind Vanessa Hyatt-Fugate's home, down a weed-strewn slope in the Hollywood Hills subdivision off Thompson Bridge Road, runs Slaughterhouse Creek, a narrow, babbling stream that empties into a Lake Lanier cove.
Flipping through a series of dog pictures, David Jones asks the room of officers attending an Aug. 10 training program what the dog is telling them.
Georgia sinkholes may not spread to house-swallowing size - like ones that have opened up in Florida in recent years - but the Georgia Department of Transportation doesn't just dismiss them as random acts of nature.
The University of North Georgia is offering new bachelor's degree programs for the new school year at its Gainesville campus.
A new manager is at the helm of the Department of Driver Services in Gainesville.
The Hall County School District is seeking to issue honorary high school diplomas to veterans of foreign wars who weren't able to complete high school because of their military service.
A Texas woman killed in downtown Helen late Saturday has been identified.
Gainesville officials are embarking on a pay study to determine if workers' wages and benefits are competitive with similar-sized governments and private sector job equivalents.