He has a makeshift office that is littered with boxes of emergency lights, exit signs and parts to fire sprinklers. A contractor's truck is parked outside during the day.
LULA -- More than 100 years ago, Lula was established as a sleepy railroad hub between Athens and Atlanta. A rectangle one mile wide and two miles long encompassed the entire city that spread out from the railroad tracks parallel to Main Street.
Some days, courtroom interpreter Melva Alvarado can spend all day talking.
BRASELTON - A 19-year-old man fell off a roof at a construction site in Braselton and died Thursday afternoon.
GAINESVILLE - Sally Meadors, principal of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, is retiring after this school year.
Several thousand Pokémon Valentine's Day cards with lollipops are being recalled because the candy may contain metal fragments.
GAINESVILLE - A recently released forestry management plan includes both accolades and advice for local government's tree ordinances.
A 2-year-old Iraqi girl who underwent open-heart surgery on Monday left the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to continue her recuperation with a host family in suburban Nashville. Amenah Al-Bayati is said to doing well after doctors repaired a hole in her heart and redirected the blood flow to her lungs. Both her mother and doctors have noted the improvement in her color. Prior to ...
A fire that destroyed an unoccupied home early Tuesday in Clermont was intentionally set, fire officials said Friday.
GAINESVILLE - Arbor Day got an official nod from two governmental bodies Friday and area students picked up awards for their drawings of trees.
Georgia, Florida and Alabama have been given at least an additional week to reach a settlement on their 18-year water dispute, which largely centers on water from Lake Lanier.
A former Gainesville Elementary School teacher charged with molesting students in the classroom is considered a fugitive after violating conditions of his bond, authorities said Saturday. Jerry Norman Jones, 51, was visiting his 4-year-old daughter Friday morning in Cumming when he left with the girl, in violation of bond conditions that prohibited unsupervised contact, Gainesville Police Lt. Brian Kelly said. Hall County Sheriff's Sgt. Kiley Sargent said officials ...
Authorities believe Alan Kilgore nearly lost his life for a $1,000 fee.
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to shift traffic on U.S. 129 Monday as it widens the highway from the Jefferson Bypass to Ga. 330 in Jackson County.
JEFFERSON - Saying he didn't believe Andrew Criswell intended to hurt anyone when he brought a homemade bomb fashioned from black powder and wires into Jackson County Comprehensive High School, a judge sentenced the emotionally troubled teen to three years in prison Thursday.
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.
The work week begins with - you guessed it - a chance for more rain.
A couple of organizations that sprang out of last summer's Lake Lanier tragedies still are forging ahead, notwithstanding successes during the past Georgia General Assembly.
When the new teacher evaluation system first rolled out, there was a lot of apprehension as state leaders talked about tying the evaluations to how teachers are paid.
If your spring cleaning has stalled because you don't know what to do with piles of documents, Shred Away Cancer may be able to help.
The rain has eased up for now, but more may be on the way.
Gainesville Rotary Club Derby Party chair Chris Slate, center, greets Jerry and Leslie Williams at the Elks Club on Riverside Drive Saturday afternoon. Leslie Williams would later win the best woman's hat award at Saturday's event coinciding with the Kentucky Derby. The party, the first of a possible annual event, helped raise money for the Rotary's various charitable causes, Slate said. Partygoers paid $50 each at the door, bid on auction items such as gift ...
You might think giving away a kidney would slow 57-year-old athlete Kelly Parham down a little, but it hasn't.