Last week, Gov. Perdue launched his "Governor's Energy Challenge," ordering all of Georgia's state agencies to cut energy usage 15 percent by 2020.
Authorities are considering new charges against a White County man charged with furnishing alcohol to a high school student after the teen died from alcohol-related causes Thursday. John Gunter, 17, a 10th-grader at White County High School, died at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Thursday morning, five days after being brought to the hospital, White County Sheriff's Chief Deputy John O'Brien said. White County Coroner Ricky Barrett said autopsy ...
A couple accused of neglecting an elderly Gainesville woman by depriving of her of food and medical care in deplorable living conditions for months prior to her death will not be charged with murder.
It could take from six months to two years for a soldier from Hall County who was shot in Iraq to completely recover from his injuries, his mother said Friday.
By Jennifer Sami Times regional staff The latest round in the contentious legal battle over Forsyth County's 1-cent sales tax went to the city of Cumming on Wednesday. Visiting Superior Court Judge Hugh W. Stone's ruling that the county deprived the city of an opportunity to best use its share of the tax collection essentially nullifies February's referendum, which extended the penny tax another five years. <p ...
You're probably getting "sticker shock" these days every time you go to the grocery store or fill up your gas tank.
A smoke alarm may have saved the lives of two people who escaped a burning home in North Hall early this morning, a fire official said.
The chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal has reimbursed the Gainesville Republican's campaign more than $93,000 after he was found to have exceeded outside income under the House of Representative's rules. Chris Riley, 39, informed the leaders of the House Committee on Standards of the oversight in a letter dated Wednesday.
Florida environmental officials have weighed in on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers interim operating plan that would limit flows into the Apalachicola River. They don't like it.
Some had been training year-round for the big event, others just for a few weeks.
People throughout Hall County bowed their heads Thursday, joining with fellow Christians across America for the National Day of Prayer. Created in 1952 by President Truman, the observance always takes place on the first Thursday in May.
According to the calendar, the project to remake the main roads in Oakwood is at the halfway point, but the Georgia Department of Transportation said work is ahead of schedule.
GILLSVILLE - Carolyn Bagwell never wanted her son to join the military, but Nathon Bagwell, 24, joined the Army last September before his mother had the chance to talk him out of it.
Running for mayor could be a possibility for 12-year-old Hania Rios, but she has plans to become an interior designer.
If I were mayor, I would do many things to make Gainesville a better place.
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan said Tuesday he wants the Georgia Department of Transportation to look at banning left turns on Green Street.
A Gainesville man was arrested Friday on rape charges by Oakwood police.
The Gainesville City Council is scheduled to hold a hearing on its 2014 proposed budget during tonight's City Council meeting.
Caring Hands Ministries will hold a frozen food give away Wednesday in Clermont.
The Gainesville City School Board heard the final departmental budget presentations for fiscal year 2014 at its work session Monday night.
Hall County commissioners will determine the ability of LL Farms to use its barn for special events after Hall County Planning Commission members narrowly denied the commercial zoning request.
Fifth-graders Brandon Murillo and Emilio Ochoa prefer not having girls around while they learn in class.
Area and state officials, including Gov. Nathan Deal, gathered Monday in drizzle and cold to mark the start of construction on the Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network headquarters in North Hall.
Strawberries are ripe for the picking, if you can make your way to them through the mud and saturated ground.
David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general who commanded coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, has agreed to serve on the Camp Toccoa at Currahee Board of Trustees.
The fate of the Red Rabbit fixed-route bus service may be decided this week as the city of Gainesville and Hall County are both expected to vote on an agreement to keep it operating.
Work could start a few months later than expected on an $8.7 million effort to replace the 55-year-old Clarks Bridge on Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road at Lake Lanier.
Fishing line was wrapped around a Canada gosling's leg, digging close to the bone when the bird was brought to Denise Funk's veterinarian office.
The Lake Lanier Olympic Center could soon see a rebirth if current discussions about restoring the site to its past glory bear fruit.