The Department of Juvenile Justice fired a Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center corrections officer Thursday, claiming he had an inappropriate relationship with an Athens teenager living at the facility.
In 2009, Hall County and state authorities spent hundreds of hours and countless taxpayer dollars to track down the "catchmekiller" who claimed to have murdered several people.
Gainesville and Hall County authorities got a glimpse Friday morning of what it's like to respond to a dangerous hostage situation.
If the recent trend of warm temperatures continues, people who suffer from springtime allergies could be in for an early season of torment.
Gen. Beauregard Lee waddled outside his "Weathering Heights" mansion Thursday to a sunny, warm, springlike day. The only problem was it's not spring and it won't officially be for nearly two months.
Like any other business owner, Joey Libasci cringes at the thought of increasing gas prices. As prices at the pump have crept up by nearly 30 cents in the past month, Libasci Contracting's profits have taken a substantial hit. Those prices have increased by 52 cents from this time a year ago. "I have to use what I have to use to do my job," Libasci said. Rather than paying the nearly $50 per tank ...
A mild winter could be leading to an increase in rabies cases, David Jones said. The officer for Hall County Animal Control said the unusually warm temperatures are altering animals' normal hibernation habits. If winter conditions don't return to the area, Jones said the county could be in for an influx of cases - as high as 30 to 40 for the year rather than the 18 cases last year. And there's not much animal ...
Growing up as a child, Paul Kent constantly would see his mother upset after coming home from her job interacting with victims of sexual assaults.
BALDWIN - A proposed Georgia Senate bill would end the state's ban on silencers for hunting firearms to make for a quieter hunting experience.
One too many drinks nearly cost Justin Blackstock a chance at living out his dream job of teaching English.
Judges often deal with their courtrooms as do parents with a house full of unruly children. Cop an attitude with your mother and you may find yourself out of the house until it improves. Similar punishments are made in Hall County courtrooms, but with much more consequences. Three months ago, Superior Court Judge Jason Deal banished Mautious Wise from Hall and Dawson counties for the length of his probation sentence because of Wise's role in ...
Burglars stole more than $5,000 worth of jewelry Thursday night from the home of Gainesville City Councilwoman Ruth Bruner, according to a police report.
Despite their efforts, parents sometimes aren't aware of what's going on in their teens' lives. And one thing that could be going on is depression.
A state drought monitor released today indicates North Hall County is no longer suffering from drought conditions that have plagued much of the county for nearly eight months.
Police briefly evacuated the Gainesville Walmart on Thursday after someone called in a bomb threat.