Brenau University opened one of the area's only indoor tennis facilities with an exhibition game from the school's tennis team, the Brenau Golden Tigers, on Tuesday.
A Chinese student who endeared herself to Brenau faculty and students last year, competing as part of Students in Free Enterprise and working at the campus radio station, has died.
During a hearing in Gainesville, Atmos Energy representatives wasted no time in taking aim at a Public Service Commission staff report challenging the natural gas utility's request for a $6.1 million rate increase for Georgia customers.
Hall County could be seeing more charter schools in its future.
Gainesville City Council members voted Tuesday to sell to Eddie K. Martin two tracts of land near Queen City Parkway that had been declared surplus.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council was divided in its first approval Wednesday morning of a tax rate to go with its 2008-09 budget.
A court hearing scheduled for today over a proposal to build a 100-bed hospital in Braselton has been postponed.
Stressed by two severe droughts in less than a decade, a disturbing number of large trees in Northeast Georgia are dead or dying.
A jilted bride should not have been awarded $150,000 by a Hall County jury because she defrauded a bankruptcy court by concealing the value of an engagement ring she now is trying to sell for $15,000, according to lawyers for the man who broke off the engagement. RoseMary Shell's lawyer, meanwhile, said the ring, which she described as "flawed," isn't worth much and that it was uncertain who owned it ...
The Georgia Public Service Commission will hold the final round of public hearings on the Atmos Energy Corp.'s request for an increase in base rates beginning at 10 a.m. today.
Volunteer members from stations 1 and 6 of the White County Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire on Sugar Ridge Road on Monday morning.
Prior to last December, Joe Amerling and Lance Vitter were absolute strangers. The two law enforcement officers were brought together by a double homicide of two men from Gainesville in St. Tammany Parish, La.
A fast-food restaurant is probably the last place you'd expect to see a dinosaur, at least one that's not a prize in a kid's meal. A glimpse inside the McDonald's on Frontage Road in Oakwood reveals glass cabinets full of museum-quality dinosaur fossil replicas, including a Tyrannosaurus rex claw, a T. rex tooth and a dinosaur egg. Also on display along the walls are replicas of a 70 million-year-old mosasaurus ...
Gainesville residents are one step closer to paying 12 percent more in property taxes this fall.
When it opened 15 years ago, the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Shallowford Road was one of the first of the company's mega-stores, offering everything from groceries to tires under one roof.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
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