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.
The prosecution in Paul Bennett's case wants the jury to hear about an incident in which he is accused of stealing a bar sign, but the judge on Wednesday pushed her decision off until trial.
The Hall County Civil Service Board publicly voted 4-2 Wednesday to affirm the termination of an ex-Hall County Fire Department battalion chief.
After a tumultuous ending more than a year ago, a child molestation case closed on calmer terms Tuesday in Hall County Superior Court.
A Hall County judge denied a defense motion to restrict public access to the pretrial hearings for an upcoming murder trial.
Local attorneys representing Hall's indigent defendants welcomed an executive order providing additional funding for lawyers without conflicting interests.
It may be too soon to tout a lowered re-offending rate or a quantifiable dollar amount saved to taxpayers, but a reverberation of statewide criminal justice reform is being noted by one local entity: the Hall County Correctional Institute.
Under a clear weekend sky, volunteers on land and water did some spring cleaning to make Hall County a bit more pristine.
Hall County's drug court program is an alternative to incarceration for drug offenders. Successful completion ensures there is never a conviction on their record.
The Gwinnett County District Attorney's office has given notice of intent to increase the punishment in the slaying of a Gainesville woman.
Two former Hall County Sheriff's Office employees have entered into mediation with three then-inmates alleging civil rights violations in a Dec. 22, 2010, incident at the jail.
A year later, authorities said there have been no developments in the homicide investigation of a Flowery Branch man who was killed in Griffin.
Power was restored by 8 p.m. Tuesday to thousands of customers who were left without power when a car collided with a power pole, according to Jackson EMC.
Gainesville poultry icon Abit Massey and his family are being honored Friday as the University of Georgia's 2014 Alumni Family of the Year.
In 2003, a battle brewed in Georgia's legislature over the creation of a statewide indigent defense system.
Census figures confirm Hall County is still growing, and if predictions hold true, becoming more diverse.
A violent death shakes any community, but most do not come at the hand of others: Suicide persistently outpaces homicide as a killer of Hall County residents.