NEW YORK --Wachovia says it agreed to be acquired by San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal. But Citigroup now demands that Wachovia abide by the terms of its earlier deal to buy Wachovia's banking operations.
Former Jefferson Police Chief Darren Glenn has appealed the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council's decision to revoke his peace officer certification, according to officials from the council.
Colleagues of a Hall County deputy who was seriously wounded in the line of duty are expected to be among those who turn out for Saturday's 5K "fun run and bike ride" fundraiser in his honor.
A possible tuition increase for out-of-district Gainesville school students will be the focus of a public hearing Saturday. The Gainesville school board finance committee will hold the first of three hearings to field citizen comments on whether tuition should be raised from $450. Currently, students who live outside Gainesville city limits are allowed to attend schools within the city system if the space ...
For years, our area has seen a dramatic increase in the population of Latinos, many of them coming here illegally because of plentiful job opportunities.
For nearly 30 years, more than a thousand men and women have come through the doors of the old brick house that neighbors Gainesville's First Baptist Church, hungry, angry, lonely or tired.
In part one of a two-part update to Georgia's recreational license and boat registration system, the new boat registration system went live Wednesday on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division Web site at www.georgiawildlife.com. The new hunting and fishing license system is expected to be available Jan. 1, 2009, also through the division's ...
The 10-lane competition pool at the Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center will be closed Saturday, from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. for a scheduled swim meet, according to a news release from the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department. The pool will be open to the public again by 1 p.m. <p style="text-align: ...
This year's Medical Center Open raised well in excess of the $140,000 goal set for the fundraiser.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home, one of Gainesville's oldest funeral establishments, has been sold to the owners of Mason & Ward Funeral Home.
When Nathan Deal took his household trash to a Hall County compactor site Wednesday, he got an earful from his constituents. They wanted him to do the same thing with the proposed financial bailout: Dump it.
Shortages have resulted in panic and long lines at local gas stations. But the panic seemed to have eased a little on Wednesday with reports that, with a little help, the area's fuel supply is finally bouncing back from the blows of Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.
Nearly a dozen Lanier Technical College students are busy revving their engines this week even though they have yet to receive the checkered flag to start the race.
Braving winter weather