Irwin County educator Richard L. Woods was certified Thursday as winner of the Republican runoff for the nomination as state school superintendent, Secretary of State Brian Kemp said.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has suspended lane closures near shopping malls to accommodate back-to-school shopping traffic this weekend.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Friday to rescind an earlier vote on the purchase of concrete blocks for construction of the new correctional institute.
Gainesville's Athens Street at the railroad crossing will remain closed until Aug. 15, an extension from the Aug. 1 date the city had announced.
Gainesville has rejected all bids to develop a mixed-use project near downtown along Jesse Jewell Parkway.
In his role as vice president, Anthony Williamson has served as a key figure for Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, often speaking at public gatherings and to the media about the hospital under construction in South Hall.
The annual Harvest fall leisure guide will be published the final week of August. The magazine offers stories about fall activities in Northeast Georgia, with a full schedule of events.
A Suwanee man arrested in August 2013 in connection with commercial gambling in a Gainesville gas station was indicted last Thursday.
The board of directors of the newly formed Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority on Wednesday approved an agreement that will fund the city's new tourism arm.
BY JEFF GILL
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black said he's "saddened" by Russia placing a one-year ban on U.S. food imports but believes the move could backfire, with Russian consumers being the ones hurt the most.
Heavy digging has started on a Gainesville sinkhole that workers have determined is 22 feet deep.
From students to principals to bus drivers, everyone has had a busy week preparing for the first day of school, which is today in the Gainesville district and Friday in Hall County.
Without increased public funding, the forecast is cloudy on what the future holds for Hall County Library System branches.
Transportation planners have crafted a top 10 list of needs in an effort to develop a long-range plan for the Hall County area.
Hall County Animal Control has been awarded a grant, totaling $2,000, for five bulletproof vests to cover all the officers it has on the road.
Riverside Military Academy is working to create a scholarship fund for potential students who cannot afford the boarding school's tuition and room and board.
Officials from every sector of Georgia emergency management gathered Tuesday at the Hall County Government Center in Gainesville for briefings related to homeland security.
Training is Tuesday for those interested in becoming Court-Appointed Special Advocates in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit covering Hall and Dawson counties.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Gillsville Highway area of East Hall County after a rabid cat came in contact with two people.
Work could start Sept. 1 on a new traffic light and other improvements at Ramsey Road and Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County.