Georgia was ranked 10th overall in gun violence, according to a new study by the Center for American Progress.
AUGUSTA - Georgia's new automotive tax law is creating confusion in car deals, with companies, private sellers and courthouse officials all struggling to understand the requirements.
Don't consider making any reservations yet. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' website for Don Carter State Park says officials hope to open the new recreation area in late spring. But rainy weather this year has held up construction. "Sometime this year is the most definite thing I can say" about an estimated completion date, said Kim Hatcher, spokeswoman for the DNR's Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, during a tour of the site last ...
In the moments after the blast, everyone responded. People knelt to apply pressure to others' wounds. They jerked the dress belts from their pants to use as tourniquets. Allan Panter of Gainesville was about 30 feet from the explosion Monday at the Boston Marathon, waiting for his wife Theresa to cross the finish line. "When it goes off, it's so loud. And the smoke and stuff - you kind of throw your shoulder up like ...
Next school year, high school and some middle school students will find they have a few more options when it comes to earning credit for required courses.
A draft environmental impact document on the proposed Glades Reservoir project has been delayed again, this time until fall. Meanwhile, consulting and engineering fees continue to rise.
Chelsie Stinson's daughter, Kennadie, is almost 1 year old, but she was born more than three months premature and spent about four months in the neonatal intensive care unit on a ventilator.
Hall County firefighter in-training Tray Ross already is a hero to Rev. Victor Lamar Johnson. When Ross was 20, he entered a burning house to save his father, Harold Johnson Jr., who at 76, was legally blind and trapped in the kitchen. "I know who a hero is. It's somebody who gives up his life for somebody else's life. This young man was willing to give his life for someone he didn't know," Johnson said. ...
In 1908, Theodore Roosevelt was president, World War I hadn't yet begun, airplanes and cars had just recently been invented and the Chicago Cubs won their last World Series.
Theresa Panter was a regular runner in the Boston Marathon. Her husband, Allan, was in town to support her. As she neared the end of the race, Allan took his place near the finish line, ready to cheer her on.
The "See Rock City" barn sign in north Forsyth County will remain after the county dropped its case over the alleged infraction.
The occupants of a burning home on Hancock Avenue in Gainesville escaped unhurt Friday afternoon.
After rejecting $400,000 in annual federal grant money last week to help operate the area's Red Rabbit fixed bus service, the Hall County Board of Commissioners will take another look at accepting the grant money at its work session Monday.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is making it easier for hearing-impaired inmates to communicate with visitors.
The driver of a Corvette and three students were injured Friday when the car collided with a Hall County school bus on Thompson Bridge Road.
Fifth-graders Brandon Murillo and Emilio Ochoa prefer not having girls around while they learn in class.
Area and state officials, including Gov. Nathan Deal, gathered Monday in drizzle and cold to mark the start of construction on the Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network headquarters in North Hall.
Strawberries are ripe for the picking, if you can make your way to them through the mud and saturated ground.
David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general who commanded coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, has agreed to serve on the Camp Toccoa at Currahee Board of Trustees.
The fate of the Red Rabbit fixed-route bus service may be decided this week as the city of Gainesville and Hall County are both expected to vote on an agreement to keep it operating.
Work could start a few months later than expected on an $8.7 million effort to replace the 55-year-old Clarks Bridge on Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road at Lake Lanier.
Fishing line was wrapped around a Canada gosling's leg, digging close to the bone when the bird was brought to Denise Funk's veterinarian office.
The Lake Lanier Olympic Center could soon see a rebirth if current discussions about restoring the site to its past glory bear fruit.
The work week begins with - you guessed it - a chance for more rain.
A couple of organizations that sprang out of last summer's Lake Lanier tragedies still are forging ahead, notwithstanding successes during the past Georgia General Assembly.
When the new teacher evaluation system first rolled out, there was a lot of apprehension as state leaders talked about tying the evaluations to how teachers are paid.
If your spring cleaning has stalled because you don't know what to do with piles of documents, Shred Away Cancer may be able to help.
The rain has eased up for now, but more may be on the way.
Gainesville Rotary Club Derby Party chair Chris Slate, center, greets Jerry and Leslie Williams at the Elks Club on Riverside Drive Saturday afternoon. Leslie Williams would later win the best woman's hat award at Saturday's event coinciding with the Kentucky Derby. The party, the first of a possible annual event, helped raise money for the Rotary's various charitable causes, Slate said. Partygoers paid $50 each at the door, bid on auction items such as gift ...
You might think giving away a kidney would slow 57-year-old athlete Kelly Parham down a little, but it hasn't.