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The vacant Ward One seat on the Gainesville City Council was filled at the start of Thursday’s work session as longtime educator and community volunteer Curtis Segars raised his right hand and took the oath of office from City Clerk Denise Jordan.
The number of military veterans living in northeast Georgia is on the rise, and now these men and women, who offered to risk everything to defend our freedoms, will have a state of the art clinic to help meet their medical needs.
Gainesville City Councilman George Wangemann climbed several steps, set the brightly colored gift bags on the porch landing, approached the door and knocked - something he had done 9,999 times over the past 37 months.
The Gainesville City Council Tuesday evening unanimously approved the nomination of Curtis Segars to fill the vacant Ward 1 seat created when Danny Dunagan, serving as mayor, resigned in order to run for the office of Mayor.
Former state Sen. Connie Stokes said she will run as the Democratic challenger against Republican Gov. Nathan Deal.
Community Service Director Phillippa Lewis Moss told the Gainesville City Council Thursday morning that fares on the Red Rabbit needed to be rolled back.
Ninth District Congressman Doug Collins' busy summer “vacation” included a Thursday lunchtime visit with members of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce at the Gainesville Civic Center.
Grade Point Average - or GPA, as it is most commonly known – and the procedure for accurately determining a student’s GPA, is an issue that the Gainesville School Board wants to get right.
Former Flowery Branch City Councilman Chris Fetterman stepped to the podium during the public comment segment of Thursday night’s City Council meeting to express his opposition to Ordinance 477: Amending the city charter to provide a per diem to the Mayor and Council Members for meeting attendance.
When a small technology firm sets up next month on the grounds where thousands of mentally ill patients used to be treated, it will be a watershed moment in efforts to redevelop Georgia's Central State Hospital, a sprawling 2,000-acre campus on the brink of becoming obsolete.
A DeKalb County police officer has died in a traffic accident while on duty.
Robert Horne is a special Special Education teacher at Gainesville High School. The redundant use of the word ‘special’ is intentional.
The Gainesville City School Board heard summary reports from the principals at the eight schools under their jurisdiction regarding the strategies each have developed over the summer for the school year that begins on Monday.
Following Thursday morning’s City Council work session, one might get the impression that the long-awaited growth spurt predicted for Gainesville is on the verge of happening. And that looming growth has Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan rethinking city expansion plans.
In Mississippi, the Southern Co. utility took financial losses when the cost of building a new power plant went over budget. In Georgia, another of the company's projects is going over budget, but it has not yet taken a financial hit.
The Flowery Branch City Council approved a measure Thursday evening to spend an estimated $9,000 to have the Bleakly Advisory Group of Atlanta submit an application on their behalf to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs seeking Opportunity Zone status.
Don Carter State Park is open and welcoming visitors ready to enjoy camping, hiking, being on the shores of Lake Lanier and just about any other outdoor activity imaginable.
The Gainesville City Council decided at their Thursday morning work session to decline an offer made to them by residents along Memorial Drive to partner in the cost of installation for a speed table.
With wide eyes and audible gasps of amazement the eleven elementary school students were transfixed as the electricity arced and sizzled, demonstrating vividly what the team from Jackson EMC had just told them could happen.
A northwest Georgia man who was paralyzed after diving into a creek to save a 4-year-old girl has died after nearly three weeks in a Rome hospital.
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