Today marks the unofficial end of a summer that has Lake Lanier visitors, businesses and tourism watchers wishing they could bottle for future years.
Historically, most students in Gainesville and Hall County have met or exceeded expectations on standardized tests for English, but that's expected to change with the new Georgia Milestones tests.
A crew from the Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department contained a small sewer spill in an East Forsyth subdivision.
Capt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman.
Some students at Brenau University have started a hashtag campaign to bring talk-show host and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres to the school.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services is improving its technology and customer services, starting in Gainesville.
A Gainesville domestic violence center recently built a playground to help families feel more at ease while living at the shelter and transitional housing.
Flames burst out of the house as Hall County firefighter John Waldrop responded to one of the more difficult calls of his career.
Education happens in the classroom, but there's plenty going on behind the scenes.
A Georgia Rideshare lot off Exit 17 at Interstate 985 has become more of a truck terminal and homeless haven than a commuter parking lot five years after it was built.
Two people were arrested and charged by the Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad with several charges linked to possession of drugs.
Smoke rose Saturday from the Lowe's parking lot, but the Hall County fire department was already on the scene.
Though we may be reluctant to bid summer farewell, visitors to Saturday's Laurel Summer Fest did so in style.
A man has been transferred for medical treatment after being stabbed in Gainesville.
A 16-year-old female was hit by a vehicle while attempting to cross Atlanta Highway, Oakwood police officials said.
When the Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday to raise the account service fee on water bills in lieu of increasing water rates, customers outside the city limits must have a felt a reversal of fortunes.
Millions enjoy Lake Lanier each year, and lake groups now want those visitors to return the favor with some litter cleanup.
Dahlonega has been awarded a $5.1 million federal grant for a project that officials hope will improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in an area around downtown and the University of North Georgia.
Five area schools have landed on a list for highest progress in the state, and each of them has used a different strategy to get there.
A Flowery Branch man accused of shooting his brother on Christmas Day has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and felony obstruction of an officer, according to court records.
The public is invited to celebrate the benefits of treating mental illness and substance abuse in a free event called Unify North Georgia.
The Bushes aren't from Georgia, but the powerful Republican clan has become a focal point in a contentious Senate race here as Republican David Perdue trades fire with Democrat Michelle Nunn over her work at the Bush family's Points of Light foundation.
A Smyrna man was arrested Tuesday and charged with public indecency related to an incident on Three Sisters Island, according to officials.
A truck submerged in Lake Lanier at Little River Park was determined Wednesday to be stolen from Gwinnett County, said Hall County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Deputy Nicole Bailes.
Motorists traveling northbound on Interstate 985 can expect to see traffic delays through Oct. 3 as Georgia Department of Transportation crews trim trees along the road.
Three Gainesville schools and two Hall County schools made a list for those with the highest progress in the state.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
Braving winter weather