MACON - Perry officials say their city is the likely site of a new $22 million hatchery and visitor center - part of a plan by state officials to promote fishing tourism in Georgia. Mayor Jim Worrall said Perry has been in contact with state officials in the past three weeks about the Go Fish Georgia Center being built at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry. <p ...
Thanks to an Atlanta radio station, Cathryn Hollabaugh and Bob Powers traded in their walking shoes for car keys.
Forsyth County authorities are looking for a long-haired woman driving a black or dark blue Jeep with damage to the front left bumper area.
Authorities charged two men with armed robbery Thursday morning after a taxi driver was robbed on Flat Creek Drive, according to Hall County Sheriff's Sgt. Kiley Sargent.
An hour before sunrise, there is a cadre of determined shoppers on the prowl. Most are women, many are sans makeup with their hair covered by a baseball cap. They are clad in sneakers to give them additional agility as they search for the coveted prize - a bargain worth bragging about. The scene is repeated at store after store in Gainesville, such as Kohl's, Belk and J.C. Penney, which ...
Northeast Georgia Medical Center officials say they don't feel threatened by Gwinnett Medical Center's bid to start an open-heart surgery program. Gwinnett, which claims to be the nation's most populated county without an open-heart program, wants to apply to the Georgia Department of Community Health for a certificate of need, which the state requires in order to create any major medical facility or program. "We do not plan ...
Twelve people were killed in crashes on state roadways over the Christmas holiday period, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety. But the latest number of fatalities falls well short of the prediction, perhaps a sign of increased vigilance among drivers and law enforcement.
For Jack Hough, it all began with a single yogurt shop in an outlet mall in Helen. But in 1992, Hough's Gainesville company, MSE Branded Foods, introduced a concept of multiple brands sharing a common kitchen and management at North Georgia Premium Outlets.
GAINESVILLE - Each year, Christmas proves to be the trashiest of all the holidays. People of Hall County, no longer running to the stores for last minute gifts, have started flocking to the local trash compactor sites to get rid of unwanted Christmas gift boxes and wrapping paper.
GAINESVILLE - The drought is far from over, but expect more rainfall in the coming days. Forecasters expect around a quarter to a half-inch of rain to fall on Friday, and are looking for nearly an inch to fall on Sunday.
2007 was a busy year in Northeast Georgia. The area was hit hard by a record-setting drought. A local man became lieutenant governor. Our high school sports teams had great success. Lake Lanier turned 50.
While many are at home breaking bread on Christmas, others have to go to work and earn it. For those people, working on Christmas is just part of the business.
At noon, the good news is that volunteers come to serve lunch. And no one even asks them to come.
Through rain, sleet, snow and even Christmas, the Clermont Post Office delivers. While the rest of the U.S. Postal Service only delivered Express Mail on Christmas, employees of the Clermont Post Office did their best to sort and deliver the rest of the city's Christmas presents. "You can pretty well recognize if there's a package for Christmas," said rural carrier Jim Crawford. "We make a point to deliver those." Dressed as his alter ego, Santa ...
GAINESVILLE - Christmas movies are a long-standing holiday tradition, but going to the movies on Christmas is a tradition that had some in Hall County standing in long lines. Tuesday, at Gainesville's GTC Hollywood 15 Cinemas, the line for tickets stretched the length of a football field past the ticket window. And many moviegoers were happy to wait in the 50-degree weather to see much-anticipated films ...
For a senior at Riverside Military Academy who enjoys history, there is no better place than the U.S. Military Academy.
At the beginning of his high school career, Alex Hall switched from a focus on sports to a focus on learning guitar. Ever since he picked it up, the music has taken him places he never imagined he would be at graduation time.
Li Cohen used to hate science.
For 12 years, Robert Bland, a senior at Flowery Branch High School, has made a mission trip to Nicaragua.
Jeremiah Castleberry is planning to give every aspect of the engineering field a try.
Loucas Nicolaou-Griffin said he's felt torn between two worlds for the last few years and is looking forward to going home after graduation.
Chicopee Woods Golf Course is about to spend $2.2 million in capital improvements even as the golf industry has seen declines in golfers and courses.
Food, music and gifts rewarded guests Friday at The Norton Agency's 85th anniversary "family homecoming" at the Green Street realty and insurance business. The food came from an Mexican-themed food truck and pies from the soon-to-open downtown pastry shop, Buttermilk. Local musicians The Alan Nivens Band played for guests at the lunchtime celebration.
Georgia is pioneering a new strategy to eliminate parole offices, an effort officials say allows the officers to spend more time working with people in the community and also saves money.
More women and children fleeing domestic violence will be able to find refuge in the coming months thanks to several community organizations.
A Gainesville man received two life in prison sentences Friday afternoon in Hall County Superior Court after he was found guilty by a jury in April on all but one of more than 20 counts in a child sexual abuse trial.
Entrepreneurs in agriculture are finding new ways to grow their businesses and profit, said Earl Gohl, federal co-chairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission, a regional economic development agency of federal, state and local government partners.
The First Friday events in downtown Gainesville have started up again and are expected to bring more vistors to the shops and restaurants around the square.
A robbery suspect turned himself in Thursday night after four Gainesville schools were locked down that afternoon when police tried to serve a warrant for his arrest.
Gainesville resident Gloria Carruth depends on the Dial-A-Ride bus service since she nearly severed her ankle three years ago.