The Gainesville City Board of Education is poised to adopt a fiscal year 2009 budget Monday that could require a 12 percent increase in property taxes.
As the clash between Russian and Georgian soldiers continues half a world away, a Dawsonville member of the Georgia National Guard said he is concerned for the Georgian soldiers he got to know last month during three weeks of military exercises in their country.
A marina has to serve its customers, come hell or high water.
Think you have the cutest pet in town?
One of the core issues of the 18-year-old water dispute between Georgia, Florida and Alabama is whether water supply is an authorized use of Lake Lanier.
Gainesville High School parents filled the school Sunday afternoon, retracing schedules followed by their children since school started Aug. 7.
All across Hall County, there are people who take a break from their day jobs to take care of everything from property values to libraries to counting votes on Election Day.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
Preaching from Psalm 130 two weeks ago, Rev. Adrian Niles addressed the chapter's sixth verse.
ATLANTA -- Vester Lewis is getting used to what he calls "the new normal."
While the case over water in Lake Lanier is scheduled to move into a federal courtroom later this year, the judge hearing the case says the states need to reach an agreement on their disputed issues.
While the state is facing its highest unemployment numbers in more than a decade, the Gainesville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Hall County, had the fewest job losses in July, according to figures from the Georgia Department of Labor.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Fay could bring some heavy rains into north Georgia near the end of the week, forecasters believe, though the path it will take remains uncertain.
The two new members of the Hall County tax assessors board got a tumultuous welcome at the board's meeting Friday.
A trip in an ambulance soon may get pricier.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather