ATLANTA - The Southern Co. makes billion-dollar decisions that affect millions of people in Georgia, yet it has attracted little political scrutiny - until now.
The woman who died Saturday in a Lake Lanier boating accident was identified Sunday by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources as Becky Wallace, 55, of Suwanee.
Hall County is gearing up to improve North Browning Bridge Road, which leads to the state's new Don Carter State Park off Lake Lanier.
A strong storm is expected to move over the Hall County region Sunday and Monday, bringing the possibility of rain, hail and isolated flooding.
A settlement that ends court challenges to deepening the Port of Savannah's busy shipping channel could still fall apart if a federal agency doesn't prove machines are capable of artificially boosting oxygen in the water to help fish breathe.
To some, it's a positive, forward-moving development. To others, it flouts a more than 100-year tradition. Either way, it was history being made when Boy Scouts of America national council members decided to allow openly gay youth to join their local troops. The decision was handed down May 23, when more than 60 percent of the 1,400-member national council voted for the change. The organization still does not allow openly gay Scout leaders. The decision ...
The Lake Lanier Association will address some heavy issues at its annual membership meeting Wednesday, including boating safety, troubled Flat Creek that runs through Gainesville and tri-state water management.
Some Gainesville residents took part Saturday morning in what has become a once-a-month expedition many may not know about: the Solar System Walking Tour.
Gainesville City Councilman George Wangemann walks up to a house in the Cresswind at Lake Lanier subdivision as part of an ongoing three-year effort to show residents of Gainesville that he cares.
It's just after the lunchtime rush at Perla Medrano's ice cream shop, La Mejor De Michoacan, on Atlanta Highway in Gainesville.
A woman drowned Saturday afternoon in Lake Lanier in what state Department of Natural Resources officials are calling a boating incident fatality.
The annual Helen to the Atlantic hot-air balloon race began Thursday for long-distance endurance competitors, but not for local participants.
Social media started out largely as a hangout for young people. But as it evolved to reach wider audiences across generations, law enforcement agencies have latched on as well.
Twelve years. Four months. Thirty-three years. The numbers were shouted out as cancer survivors walked around the track at Road Atlanta in a victory lap at Hall County's 21st annual Relay for Life. Superhero survivors, caregivers and fundraisers gathered together at the event Friday night, all with one enemy in mind: Cancer. The event is very moving, with participants taking time to both honor those lives lost to the disease, and to celebrate those who ...
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about a burglary at a large south Forsyth retailer in which three suspects made off with an estimated $18,000 in Apple electronics.
A Cleveland woman was uninjured when her van crashed Wednesday morning into Lake Lanier.
Residential and "affordable" housing in Hall County is in short supply because of a decline in construction and strong competition for good deals, Gainesville real estate executive Frank Norton Jr. said.
A wreck killed one just after 9 Wednesday morning on Tanners Mill Road in southeast Hall County.
Look for a couple of wet days ahead heading into the weekend.
Four people pleaded guilty Wednesday in an animal hoarding case stemming from May that led to the impoundment of 69 animals.
JEFFERSON - A mother and her 13-year-old son are dead and her 47-year-old husband, the child's father, is in jail on murder charges.
SUWANEE - Miles Williams is eager to find out whether Suwanee, the North Gwinnett city where generations of his family have lived, will once again be a bustling stop for passenger rail.
A probable cause hearing is set for later this month after a Gainesville man made his first appearance Tuesday in Hall County Magistrate Court on murder charges.
A Hall County Superior Court judge Tuesday denied a motion to dismiss the case against Paul Bennett, who is charged with eight counts of homicide by vessel in a Lake Lanier accident that killed two Buford boys.
Gainesville has an ugly history of discrimination and the city's at-large voting system is violating the federal Voting Rights Act, a speaker said at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
Hall County's 2013 final tax digest is down 1.51 percent from last year, according to final numbers from the Tax Commissioner's office, making the county's 2014 proposed budget short by $560,000.
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