JEFFERSON - Having the proper support system can make or break a business, which is why the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce is launching its Chamber Ambassador program.
Small businesses have had to be creative and try a number of things to get by in these hard economic times.
Dr. Richard Olson believes his appointment to the Commission on Cancer will let him combine an interest in information technology with his dedication to treating cancer patients.
CUMMING - A federal judge has denied Forsyth County's request to stop development at Bethel Park.
Winding paths are the surest way to surmount a mountain. Gainesville Middle School art teacher Mitch Freeman embraces this notion in his painted elephant sculpture to be showcased at a May art exhibition billed as London's biggest.
If marriage is meant to be a lifetime journey, then what is a 5½-month trek through the wilderness, wading through waist-deep waters and pausing breathless at scenic overlooks?
Mitch Farmer's heart was flawed but big.
Barring a drastic economic turnaround, state budgets cuts for public schools, technical colleges and universities in 2009 may pale in comparison to the end result of state cuts for 2010.
Jane Nichols says she never got into police work with the goal of becoming chief, but that she's also up for the job.
A government system in Gainesville in which the residents specifically designate the city's mayor as such may be years away.
In 2009, the economy was on everyone's mind.
Local residents and visitors braved the cold Saturday night to attend the 29th annual T&T New Year's Gospel Singing at the Georgia Mountains Center.
The economic downturn has done more than affect home sales, jobs and spending habits - it has also impacted stress levels.
The Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded by donations from the cooperative's members through Operation Round Up, has awarded more than $28,000 in grants to four local organizations.
BRASELTON - Losing weight while still regularly consuming beer might seem an unlikely concoction.
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Eugene Williams, who has been a Brenau University professor since 2008, has been named dean of the College of Education.
The truth of grandma's sayings about the benefits of gardening and nature was a subject for conversation Thursday in Anne's Garden at the ...
Employee pay raises are at the fore of a $97 million spending plan Hall County officials are considering for the 2017 fiscal year.
Braving winter weather
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