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.
Lula and surrounding areas are still on alert after a cat that tested positive for rabies was found to have bitten five people, perhaps more.
Attorneys for Hall County Schools and others named in a U.S. District Court lawsuit filed an answer Friday related to religion in schools.
It's all smiles this time of year when Gainesville officials "retreat" to a neighborhood meeting hall and take their first meaningful steps toward balancing next year's budget.
Drugs worth almost $89,000 and about $23,700 in cash was found at a Sherry Lane home authorities searched Thursday, according to a news release from the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad.
The key to preventing deaths like those of Michael Brown and Eric Garner is improving the relationship between police officers and the community they serve.
Despite recent job growth across Georgia and the nation, Hall County has only recovered to prerecession levels in one of four key economic indicators, according to a new study released this week.
The cyclist hit by a car Tuesday on Mundy Mill Road at Fairbanks Drive in Oakwood has been identified by police.
Ticket sales have begun for one of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce's most popular annual events.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made a call for justice that can be heard across generations.
Jonathan Cochran had planned last Friday night over the last few months.
Hall County Solicitor-General Stephanie D. Woodard has been appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal as a new member of the state Commission on Family Violence.
Georgia denies that Florida's Apalachicola region is "suffering serious harm" because of Georgia's increasing storage and consumption of water from the Chattahoochee and Flint river basins, according to a document filed in the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
With hundreds of children needing foster care homes in North Georgia, Sara Griffith of Murrayville decided she wanted to be part of the solution.