When times are tough, sometimes the best way to brighten children's days is to give them something to love.
State lawmakers are pushing for a bill they say will benefit repeat DUI offenders on their roads to recovery and in turn help halt the state's growing prison population.
With the blessing of the Hall County Board of Commissioners, the sheriff's office could begin using an electronic database to monitor items sold at local pawn shops and metal recyclers.
An improving state financial outlook could mean a boost in funding to Hall County's judiciary after years of cutbacks.
The Hall County Correctional Institute has encountered its share of what state officials call an "epidemic" of illegal cellphones being smuggled into Georgia prisons.
Sometimes man's best friends have been known to lash out against people or other animals. If a group of state lawmakers have their way, owners of those dogs may be held responsible for any damages their pets may cause. State Rep. Gene Maddox, R-Cairo, is sponsoring the bill to clarify the definition of dangerous and vicious dogs, and to consider owners of those animals negligent if the dog causes harm. "My bill is going to ...
An autopsy performed Friday showed that Ryan Brunn, a Dahlonega man who confessed to killing a 7-year-old girl in Canton, hanged himself with his sweatshirt in his Butts County prison cell.
A Gainesville man was seriously injured in a Friday morning wreck on Browns Bridge Road near Serene Shores Drive.
Gainesville police officers are searching for three men suspected in the robbery of a downtown package store Friday afternoon.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Lula man Wednesday after they say he intentionally hit another man with his vehicle.
If statistics are correct, a woman has a high chance of being the victim of a sexual assault in her lifetime.
Hall County and Gainesville City Schools both have a no-tolerance policy regarding drugs at school, but they attempt to change the students' behavior while they still can.
After a prolonged stretch of tough economic conditions, it seems to be a consensus that bright days of business are just around the corner.
A 25-year-old man received first and second degree burns from a house fire this morning in Lula, authorities said.
Delivery drivers and taxi drivers are not often considered dangerous professions, but in recent days both have been targets of armed robbers in Gainesville.