Northeast Georgia Medical Center was recently named "Large Hospital of the Year" by The Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals.
A Hall County man who got probation in a 1993 child molestation conviction was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday after a jury found him guilty of molesting another child.
Oakwood's 2010 budget is poised for its final OK by City Council.
A 41-year-old Forsyth County man was hospitalized Sunday for serious injuries after a boat caught fire on Lake Lanier.
The magic of Christmas morning often centers around what's under the Christmas tree. But for many children this year, that magic won't happen without the help of local agencies.
The residents of Eagle Ranch, a Christian home for children in crisis, opened their arms and doors wide on Sunday for the annual open house event.
Gainesville's alcohol ordinances are likely to see another change this month as Gainesville officials continue to tweak the ordinances to make them less prohibitive to caterers and nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Darlene Lobel recalled one patient from a former practice who loved to fish but had long given up the pasttime after years of Parkinson's disease had taken their toll.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in an Oct. 15 burglary at North Hall High School at 4885 Mount Vernon Road.
In times like these, Deputy Stephen Wilbanks' job is more important than ever.
North Georgia offers few better ways to observe beautiful fall foliage than a trip to a trout-filled delayed harvest mountain stream.
JEFFERSON - The Jefferson City Schools System has received national recognition for its use of technology, the only local district to earn this honor.
Students from Enota Elementary School gathered Saturday morning at Rock Creek Stream to participate in the Adopt-A-Stream cleanup event.
Another class of "Generation Inspiration" graduated Saturday, their sights more clearly set on the future.
Microfilm is an unlikely survivor of the digital revolution.
The completion of the four- and six-lane Ga. 347 in South Hall County by this time next year will mark the opening of one of Hall's few east-west traffic arteries - and maybe its last major one for years to come.
Though medical marijuana is now legal in nearly half of U.S. states, and while marijuana can be used for recreational use in four states plus the District of Columbia, Georgia lawmakers appear hesitant to follow suit.
The idea of privatizing foster care was batted about during the last session, but ultimately lawmakers passed on that endeavor.
Paying for roads could be the biggest issue in 2015.
Efforts last year to defeat Common Core in Georgia were unsuccessful, but legislators are likely to discuss concerns that still exist regarding the education standards.
For every buzzword tossed about in recent years when talking about the economy, there is an equal and opposite epithet. And, sometimes, which is which depends on whom you're asking.
Every morning around 9 a.m., the snow machines at Lake Lanier Islands in Buford start pumping to ensure that visitors don't miss out on a white wintertime.
Within the first week of the new year, an inmate at the Arrendale State Prison in Habersham County earned her high school diploma while behind bars.
With hundreds of children needing foster care homes in North Georgia, Sara Griffith of Murrayville decided she wanted to be part of the solution.
With big dreams come the possibility of worst nightmares.
Sierra Downs does not remember the beating.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.