A 2011 Chestatee High School graduate was severely injured Friday by a blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, but family members say he is expected to recover.
A Gainesville High School student has found a use for a fire hose that is more than 30 years old.
For many years Georgia inmates housed in their county of residence have been unable to vote in elections because of an oversight in state law.
Emergency crews blocked part of Ledan Road in Gainesville while they battled a chimney fire at residence in the 3700 block.
Freezing temperatures this weekend will replace the recent warm, springlike weather of the past few weeks.
The Gainesville Fire Department believes it is prepared for the next disaster in Northeast Georgia.
After nearly 10 years at the helm, Magistrate Judge Susan S. Cole has decided to hang up her cloak and retire from her position in U.S. District Court in Gainesville.
Bianca Vera still feels lucky to be alive. One year after the 23-year-old nursing student jumped from a Dawsonville Highway bridge to avoid a tractor-trailer sliding toward her across ice, Vera still suffers from back pain. But she feels lucky to have avoided more serious injuries. The daring 40-foot jump into the chilling waters of Lake Lanier left Vera with a broken vertebra. "Coming up on a year it's kind of emotional," she said, "just ...
A Gainesville man was found guilty Wednesday on a charge of aggravated sodomy. After a three-day trial that began Monday, a jury in Superior Court Judge Jason Deal's courtroom found 28-year-old Javier Gutierrez-Pena guilty of the charge, said Hall County District Attorney Lee Darragh. Gutierrez-Pena will be sentenced at a later date as requested by his attorney, Lee Parks. The charge calls for a minimum mandatory sentence of 25 years in prison followed by life ...
A federal judge is expected to decide next week on whether to allow evidence seized in the case against a former White County deputy accused of producing child pornography.
The wife of a 73-year-old Cleveland man incarcerated since early November on charges of conspiring to attack government buildings and employees is concerned her husband is not receiving the care he needs.
State education officials could look toward Gainesville State College to see the potential of a new need-based scholarship announced Monday by Gov. Nathan Deal.
Imagine trying to file a tax return only to be rejected and told it has already been filed. Maybe you had a lapse of memory but most likely you have become the latest victim of tax fraud. The Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department have been cracking down on suspected identity theft perpetrators to curb the growing issue of refund fraud and identity theft. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said the issue is a growing ...
Flowery Branch is in a bit of a predicament. If a fire were to break out in two main areas within the city, fire crews would not have access to a hydrant, yet the areas do not qualify for low income grant assistance. The 2-inch pipes in those areas don't provide enough water pressure to effectively pump from a hydrant, and the homes are not within the 1,000 feet of a hydrant to allow crews ...
A Maysville farmer says he's doing just fine three weeks after a 900-pound rabid cow attacked him on his farm.