A private group agreed this week to spend the money necessary to complete a water management plan for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Thursday night to approve a $90.268 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year that includes a full rollback of the property tax rate.
Chicopee Woods Elementary School Principal Hank Ramey will be leaving the Hall County School District to take a job as principal of Banks County Middle School.
The Flowery Branch City Council approved a 2015 fiscal year budget, with one more meeting to go before a tax millage rate is set.
Joseph Williams, the man accused of shooting down Adrian Thompson outside Peppers Grocery & Market, was found guilty Thursday in Gainesville of murder.
The Gainesville City Council unanimously approved a $551,000 contract with OneBeacon Government Risks for property and liability insurance coverage at a special called meeting Thursday morning.
The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville rose to 6.1 percent in May up from 5.5 percent the month before, though still lower than the rate a year ago, 6.5 percent.
It will likely take another few months before Gainesville officials know whether they need to roll back the property tax rate following a reassessment of lakefront home values this year.
A July arraignment date been set for a man accused in the May death of his grandmother.
The shiny, new hoods and doors were open for visitors to check out Wednesday, but this wasn't some ordinary car lot.
David Green remembers his father as someone who never failed to help a person in need.
Local elementary schools performed below the state average on 2014 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, while local middle schools had mixed results.
Drought is creeping back into the region.
Crescent Drive between White Sulphur Road and just north of Hall County Emergency Services is set to reopen Aug. 5.
The strong smell of chlorine in the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is a welcoming one by my third lesson.
Tucker-based Georgia Transmission has completed a $5.5 million project putting up 6.2 miles of new, updated power lines across North Hall County, including a small part of Lake Lanier.
Georgia's new gun law, which expands the number of places where license holders can carry concealed weapons, has left local law enforcement, government officials, business owners and residents with more questions than answers.
Job hunting in Gainesville might be easier for some this summer, with May records showing a decrease in the unemployment from the previous year.
The number of burglarized churches in Dawson County continues to mount.
In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the Board of Education has renewed its contract with an area college.
A Hall County judge has set an Aug. 12 court date to rule on a civil case in Superior Court involving two former deputies.
Two employees of a Cumming weight-loss center and a medical doctor affiliated with the office face charges in connection with a prescription drug fraud investigation.
A chance of thunderstorms today in Northeast Georgia may break this summer's typical weather pattern.
ATLANTA - A Gainesville woman who was fired from her job as executive assistant to the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party has filed a federal lawsuit claiming race discrimination.
Still strong in my resolve to figure out the basics of swimming, I arrive at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center ready to get back in the water,
The state will not put Tommy Lee Waldrip to death today as scheduled.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.