A new program hosted at a Habersham prison will work to educate inmates and help them reach high school diplomas or GEDs, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday.
Today marks Georgia Gives Day, an online effort to raise money for charities throughout the state.
A group of top elected leaders balked Wednesday at approving a draft list of prioritized road projects through 2040, saying they needed first to discuss each project individually in a work session.
It's closing time - at least temporarily - for the popular Growlers on Main draft beer business in downtown Flowery Branch.
Some of North Georgia's best business leaders were honored Wednesday for their expertise and ingenuity in their fields.
To tackle her fear of heights, Ann-Margaret Johnston took to the skies. By her side was flight instructor Kelly Chandler, a staple in the Gainesville aviation community, who died Monday night.
Authorities said they believe a Gainesville man shot his live-in girlfriend Wednesday morning, with the bullet grazing her forehead.
Sutphen, the manufacturer of a firetruck involved in a July accident that seriously injured three Hall County firefighters, has now reimbursed the county for the purchase cost of the truck and taken possession of the rig, according to documents obtained by The Times and interviews with county officials.
Authorities believe a Gainesville man shot his live-in girlfriend this morning, with the bullet grazing her forehead.
A group of top elected leaders balked this morning at approving a draft list of prioritized road projects through 2040, saying they needed first to discuss each project individually in a work session.
An accident involving two tractor-trailer trucks has mangled the morning commute on Interstate 985.
To the sounds of "Amazing Grace" and "I'll Fly Away," Gainesville homeless shelter and ministry Good News at Noon blessed its new property Tuesday evening on Davis Street.
A group of top Hall County elected leaders gets its chance to weigh in on a preliminary list of road projects in a long-range transportation plan.
Just a few months after announcing his intention to become the Senate majority leader in the Georgia General Assembly next year, Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is now switching his focus to a higher position in the halls of the state legislature.
BY JOSHUA SILAVENT
A drizzly, cool evening Friday didn't keep a solid crowd from visiting downtown Oakwood for the city's annual Christmas celebration.
With the winter weather moving in and cold season upon us, many people are rushing to get their flu vaccine before they need to use a single sick day.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has named December 10 the first "Day of Code," aimed at encouraging students to develop computing skills and consider careers in computer science.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state collected about $1.46 billion in net taxes during the month of November. Deal says the total is up roughly $60.5 million from November of 2013.
Authorities are searching for two suspects who reportedly shoplifted at least $1,000 of merchandise from the Cumming Walmart late Wednesday night.
When it comes to performance, education and development at technical colleges, Lanier Tech is ranked as the best in Georgia.
In her 25-year career with the Gainesville Police Department, interim chief Carol Martin watched the evolution of police technology. Gone are the days of VHS car camera videos, with everything now becoming digitized and downloaded.
Gov. Nathan Deal and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle joined in honoring state Sen. Butch Miller at a fundraiser Thursday night at the Robson Event Center.
The busy traffic on Green Street today will be people instead of cars as Gainesville celebrates its annual Christmas on Green festivities.
The fee for Flowery Branch businesses to sell distilled spirits has been lowered after local restaurant owners complained the original rates were too high.
Planes four times larger than previously allowed now can land at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, a move that some believe could boost economic development.
A child entering kindergarten may already know how to read, while a classmate may not know one letter of the alphabet.
Over 80 residents of Bell Minor Nursing Home were treated to handmade "lap cozies" from members of the Hall County Quilt Guild on Wednesday during a small morning reception in Gainesville.
Bill Tannahill saw firsthand how glowing solar lights placed atop hazard markers in Lake Lanier helped him and his family find the way home on a very dark night.