The unemployment rate in the Northeast Georgia region in July was 5.2 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.4 percent in June, while the rate for the Gainesville metro held steady at 4.6 percent.
Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville has joined the chorus of opposition to a rule that would force the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) to merge into the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC).
Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247 and Italy once again anguished over its ancient communities built on seismic lands
Rescue crews aided by sniffer dogs dug through crumbled homes Thursday looking for earthquake survivors as Italy again anguished over how to secure its ancient towns and modern cities from the country's highly seismic terrain
Morgan Turpen picked up her fourth USCS Sprint Car Series win of the season on Saturday night in the 7th Annual Senoia Summernationals at Georgia’s Senoia Raceway, holding off Howard Moore for the victory.