The Hall County Domestic Violence Task Force challenged citizens to speak up and act when confronted with signs of domestic abuse at its ninth annual Breakfast & Briefing.
The needs of a growing city and City Council's role in economic development were among several topics addressed during a Saturday morning political forum at the civic center in Gainesville.
Gainesville voters looking to educate themselves on candidates running for city office will have the opportunity at 10 a.m. Saturday.
An employee for New Hope Counseling was arrested Wednesday after warrants were issued by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in both Hall and Union counties.
Against the backdrop of a clear blue sky and heaps of orange dirt, the lone silver hydrant near the corner of Mount Vernon and Shirley roads catches the eye.
A suspect in a Mississippi bank robbery was arrested in Gainesville on Friday, authorities said Tuesday morning.
An early Tuesday fire that destroyed a vacant home has been labeled suspicious, fire officials said.
As the first deadline rapidly approaches, Hall County is gearing up for sweeping juvenile justice reforms that take effect Jan. 1.
Tiki Thurmond said he had a good upbringing, but bad choices put him on a tougher path in life.
Linda Martinez, a Fair Street International Baccalaureate third-grade student, was honored by former President Jimmy Carter on Saturday in Plains.
Shoppers spent money for a good cause Friday at the sixth annual Heart & Hands Women's Ministry Emporium at First Baptist Church in Gainesville.
Hall County's accountability courts will keep their contract with a counseling service that is under a state investigation, county Court Administrator Reggie Forrester said.
The warrant unit may be the Hall County Sheriff's Office's most visible department, with officers hitting the streets serving about 20 warrants per day, but it doesn't always make the news.
Gainesville is unlikely to see a convention center development any time soon, after consultants discouraged the idea in a Thursday presentation to City Council.
A 31-year-old man was indicted on a malice murder charges Tuesday stemming from the March death of a 6-year-old boy.
Gainesville officials explained to residents Saturday at an advisory meeting how low-income individuals can go about getting government assistance for a cornerstone achievement - owning a home.
In Georgia, "pedestrian under the influence" is a criminal offense. So is walking while drunk illegal?
The Gainesville Police Department is seeking a No. 2 in command after Maj. Paul Sherman retired in January, officials said.
Jeffrey Hubbard of Atlanta will serve four years in prison for crashing into and killing 11-year-old Kile Glover in a summer 2012 wreck on Lake Lanier.
Although the inmates' emotions were sometimes imperceptible as they learned they were the inaugural class in a first-of-its-kind educational and vocational training program for Georgia prisoners, one man voiced joy at being back home.
Overdoses have surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of accidental death in Hall County.
From 2009 to 2011, the Hall County Sheriff's Office solved each of the seven homicides it investigated.
A Clermont home was destroyed by fire overnight Friday but the residents escaped safely.
The Georgia Senate passed a bill Wednesday seeking to curb the mugshot-for-profit publications model in the state.
The Gainesville Jaycees make a special effort to keep under wraps the identities of the Young Man and Young Woman of the Year recipients.
A Gainesville man was acquitted Tuesday by a Hall County jury in a misdemeanor theft by shoplifting case.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court last year gave states the authority to collect DNA before suspects are convicted, and Georgia may do so.
Construction on the Hall County Sheriff's Office North Hall precinct is moving along, with doors set to open to the public at the end of next month, county officials said.
For the past two weeks, testimony in Hall County Superior Court has described a July 6, 2012, boating crash caused by negligence and recklessness.
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