A Gainesville man was killed Saturday (March 25) when his ultralight aircraft crashed in northern Hall County, according to law enforcement officials.
The body of a 61-year-old Hall County man was recovered from Lake Lanier in the area of Bolding Mill Park Saturday afternoon, March 25, according to a press release from the Hall County Sherif…
The Senate convened for four days with a number of bills being heard before the Senate body during the tenth week of the 2023 Georgia Legislative Session. As the days grow busier, committees a…
Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson reports that all Georgia Regional Commissions recorded a rise in the unemployment rate in January. Due to seasonal factors from December to January, d…
Business RadioX has announced that the Empower College and Career Center is home to the company's newest studio, Northeast Georgia Business RadioX.
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center is celebrating Child Life Month during March. Hosted annually by the Association of Child Life Professionals, Child Life Month recognizes and highlights…
The state Senate passed compromise legislation Thursday that would raise legal weight limits on trucks in Georgia carrying certain types of cargo in certain areas of the state.
Red Raider girls’ golf coach Ken Morgan is pleased with what he’s seen from his team on the fairways and greens so far this spring.
Battle Born Wrestling came home with four medals from AAU Georgia Kids Championships in Kingsland on March 11.
Madison County swept Cedar Shoals in a three-game series last week, but the Red Raiders dropped their first of three against Seckinger Monday, 5-2.
After an intensive search and interview process, Rhett Carroll has been hired as the new softball coach at Banks County High School.
Bethlehem Christian (11-1 overall 2-0 region) has now won seven straight games, including four in the past four days.
Apalachee (5-11 overall, 2-5 region) got back to winning after a seven-game slide, dating back to the end of February, with a 10-0 home win over Shiloh (4-11 overall, 0-9 region) Wednesday eve…
Barrow Arts & Sciences (1-6-1 overall, 1-6 region) fell to No. 9 Tallulah Falls (9-3 overall, 6-2 region) 5-0 at home Tuesday night.
- MCHS girls’ golfers picking up the wins on the links
- Battle Born wrestlers finish season in Kingsland
- Red Raiders sweep Cedar, drop game one to Seckinger
- Rhett Carroll named new softball coach at BCHS
- Knights sweep Highlanders and Lions, extend win streak to seven games
- Wildcats beat Generals back-to-back, fall to Blue Devils
- One killed in wreck in I-85 construction zone
- New Hoschton Publix expected by summer of 2024
- Hall County man killed ultralight aircraft crash
- The Return: Madison County POW welcomed home 50 years ago this week
- Man drives into stop sign in Braselton
- Mitcham resigns as Journal editor effective June 2
- First hearings set on truck stop request
- Winder files suit against Barrow County Water and Sewerage Authority over encroaching
- Pat Porter Hanley
- Dr. Michael William Roth
During these final days of session, my colleagues and I have turned our focus toward reviewing Senate legislation that passed before the Crossover Day deadline. As such, we were extremely busy considering Senate bills in our respective House committees, and we passed a number of these bills …
During my early childhood, racial segregation was the norm in the South. That was reflected in housing, education and even what water fountains were to be used by Blacks and whites.
Whenever I look and listen at what is going on in our world today, I could be alarmed. The news tells us about the turmoil between one country and another to the point of a possible world war.…
My colleagues and I passed out more than 50 bills and resolutions on crossover day. We continued to convene on the House floor throughout the week, where we heard Georgia Supreme Court Chief J…
Why is history important? I have to admit that I believe I am now wiser than I was when I was younger. As an elementary and high school student, I despised all the history lessons I was requir…
The Senate convened March 13 to begin the tenth week of the 2023 Legislative Session. We are inching closer to Sine Die on March 29, which is the final legislative day and final day for bills …
Hoschton-area resident Kellen Ann has written a book, Wag More!, which launched last week.
Elachee Nature Science Center in Gainesville has released its April events schedule. The facility is located at 2125 Elachee Dr.
Southern Wholesale Liquidators in Hoschton celebrated its grand opening on Friday (March 24). Jennifer Chandler and Jane Lowdermilk (both not pictured) own the business. Southern Wholesale Liq…
There will be many activities for children and families at the Commerce Public Library during spring break.
Children at the Harold S. Swindle Public Library in Nicholson celebrated Ag Week with Lexi Love of the Jackson County Farm Bureau and William Gaston of Jackson EMC. In addition to the book, I …
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total of $69,550 in grants during its recent meeting for organizations serving area residents.
The Commerce FFA is hosting its annual plant sale this week at the Commerce High School greenhouse located at 270 Lakeview Drive, Commerce.
The Madison County High School JROTC program is headed to the state and national drill championships.
William Morris, of Maysville, has been awarded a Fulbright scholar for studies beginning in October in Romania and Bulgaria.
The Banks County High School FFA Agriculture Mechanics Team placed second in the State Competition.
The annual Art Show at Banks County Elementary School will be held on March 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
One of the Banks County Primary School Ripple Effect Water Movie Contest entries was chosen to be screened at the "New York Water Week" event. "The Day the Aliens took the Water" from Mrs. Bro…
Mrs. Davis's class at Banks County Primary School enjoyed a read aloud visit from Melissa Kemp, Mrs. America, to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday.
Commerce area churches have announced special Easter services.
River of Life Worship Center in Nicholson is having an Easter worship service and glow-in-the-dark egg hunt on Wednesday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m.
Commerce Presbyterian Church (CPC) invites the community to its Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m.
•Mount Hermon Presbyterian Church will observe Holy Week and Easter with Maundy Thursday, April 6 at 6 p.m. “Join us for an intimate Communion service remembering the last supper of our Lord a…
Winder First United Methodist Church invites the community to its
A Benefit Chicken Barbecue for Dusty McElreath and family will be held at Erastus Christian Church on March 25 from 4-6 p.m.
StonePath Church plans an Easter Extravaganza on Saturday, March 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The egg hunt begins at 11:30 a.m. and is for children 12 years old and under.