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A DeKalb County grand jury has indicted county CEO Burrell Ellis on charges including attempted extortion, conspiracy and theft after prosecutors say he threatened to withhold county business from companies that didn't contribute to his campaign.
Georgia officials said they plan to review a U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down an Arizona voter-registration law requiring proof of citizenship to determine what effect it may have on a similar state law.
Athens-Clarke County police say a woman has died in a crash that left another woman and a 7-month-old baby hospitalized.
A multi-vehicle wreck shut down a section of McEver Road just south of Gaines Ferry Road for a time Saturday afternoon.
Georgia Power says roughly 2,000 of its customers in metro Atlanta remain without power following severe storms.
A northwest Georgia man has pleaded guilty to planting drugs on a woman's car to get her arrested.
The Gainesville City Council voted unanimously to change their Unified Land Development Codes Thursday morning. Those changes are part of a movement to annex 115 parcels of county land currently located within city limits but not officially a part of the city; however, Council is not unanimous regarding the matter of forced annexation.
A second German-based manufacturing company in as many days held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of their business operations in Hall County.
If a business decides to locate in Hall County that speaks well for efforts by the local Chamber of Commerce and other civic and legislative leaders; but if that same business decides eight years later to triple its footprint, thatís a shout-from-the-rooftop that the business culture in the area is thriving.
A defense attorney for a man accused of killing and dismembering a Mercer University law school classmate in 2011 wants a judge to ban spectators from wearing the color pink during the trial.
Atlanta police are investigating a shooting that injured four people, including a 60-year-old woman and a teenage girl.
"Lula has felt the sting of combat loss, but has also felt the uplifting legacy of our dearly departed service members, like your own Major Kevin Jenrette," said Colonel Randall V. Simmons, guest speaker at the annual Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at Lulaís Veterans Park.
The Gainesville City Council unanimously approved the recommended 2014 budget at Tuesday eveningís voting session, balancing expected revenues for the upcoming fiscal year against the anticipated expenses during the same time period.
Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
ith its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
Just one year after accepting the position, Jackson County School Superintendent Dr. John Green has announced his resignation according to a report in the Jackson Herald Today.
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
City Finance Director Jeremy Perry told City Council members that the proposed budget for fiscal year 2014 will allow the south Hall municipality to keep the millage rate at 2.837 mills for the ninth consecutive year.
Recent highly-publicized differing opinions between the City of Gainesville and Hall County were conspicuously absent as City Manager Kip Padgett and County Administrator Randy Knighton briefed the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning on the effect that impact fees are having in their respective jurisdictions.
Judging by the need to bring extra chairs into the Spouts Springs Library conference room Tuesday evening to accommodate the overflow crowd, whatís happening at the new Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is being keenly followed by an abundance of area residents.
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