Budget woes are forcing Hall County government to cut back on a lot - even free labor. As the Hall County Correctional Institute anticipates losing four positions next year, Warden Avery Niles said there will likely be fewer inmate work details around the county. "We're going to cut back on the officers themselves and that's going to decrease the number of details that go out and perform those services," he said. "It's just a reduction ...
Local firefighters are cleaning out their closets for a cause. The Gainesville, Hall County and Commerce fire departments will be donating outdated equipment to Moldova, an impoverished eastern European nation between Romania and Ukraine. According to Gainesville Fire Chief Jon Canada, they are legally required to retire their $2,000 firefighting suits after 10 years of use. But this year, instead of destroying or storing the old turnout gear, Canada said they have decided to donate ...
After lightning shows this past week and a weather forecast with plenty of thunderstorm chances ahead, emergency management officials are reminding residents not to underestimate the dangers of lightning.
Lake Lanier Island Resort will unveil its newest destination this weekend, part of an effort to attract more boaters to the resort.
A customer at Lula Corner Cafe received a frightening wake-up Thursday afternoon as an elderly man drove a vehicle through the window where she was sleeping.
A Gainesville 15-year-old has been charged in a string of burglaries Monday night, according to a Wednesday news release.
The Clermont library branch hasn't closed yet, despite what its empty parking lot may suggest.
Kaylee Kipp, 18 months, may have been dead for some time Sunday before paramedics arrived and the call turned into a murder investigation.
Thousands of kids across the world took to the water at exactly 11 a.m. Tuesday, dog paddling, backstroking and bubble-blowing their way to a new world record.
A Gainesville mother and her boyfriend were denied bond Tuesday in the murder case of Kaylee Kipp, the woman's 18-month-old child.
Local libraries will move one step closer to drastic cuts at tonight's meeting of the Hall County Library System Board of Trustees.
Hall County commissioners are still considering a 1.41 mill increase, but the breakdown of the numbers has changed a bit.
Accused copper thieves James Wingo and his juvenile partner likely learned a valuable lesson as they sat handcuffed in a police cruiser Tuesday - investigators aren't playing games when it comes to metal theft.
Georgia State Patrol officials have identified Nathaniel Davison, 16, as the driver of the vehicle that struck a tree Wednesday night on Dawsonville Highway near Sardis Road.
A fisherman floats Friday afternoon down the Chattahoochee River, enjoying the last bit of silence before ear-piercing sirens order him to the shore.