Four Democratic and four Republican senators formally unveiled a sweeping immigration bill Thursday at a news conference attended by traditional opponents from big business and labor, and conservative and liberal groups.
The state concluded its case against a Gainesville man who faces more than 20 counts of child molestation and exploitation charges.
Armed law enforcement officers descended on the old Regions building Wednesday evening in downtown Gainesville in response to what turned out to be a false alarm, a Gainesville police department spokesman said.
After testifying Monday, Gwinnett County Police Department Detective Jerrald Leak found himself on the witness stand all day Tuesday in a child molestation case in Hall County Court.
Federal gun legislation has passed its first legislative hurdle in the Senate, including background checks on sales at gun shows, and banning high-capacity magazines.
Brenau University celebrated alumni weekend, continuing the tradition of honoring the "May Day" court as part of the festivities Saturday afternoon on campus.
Last week, Gainesville Police Chief Brian P. Kelly rolled out the department's newest enforcement tools - three new 2013 Kawasaki police motorcycles.
Two Gainesville men were arrested on charges of growing marijuana and possession of methamphetamine Thursday, law enforcement officials said.
Testimony continued Thursday in Hall County Superior Court in the trial of a Gainesville man facing multiple child sex and exploitation charges.
Testimony continued Thursday in Hall County Superior Court at the trial of a Gainesville man charged with multiple child sex and exploitation charges.
Investigators and police officers testified Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court at the trial of a Gainesville man charged with more than 20 counts of child sex crimes and controlled substance violations.
Mike Huckaby is the quintessential lone ranger - park ranger, that is. "It's been that way for a long time," he said. Huckaby, 50, is the Gainesville Police Department's only park ranger, patrolling and enforcing rules of the city's parks. His day-to-day patrol is close to 150 to 200 miles a day, he said. "It's around 20-something parks technically, but it's approximately 30 parks within the city if you separate everything: the game fields and ...
Opening arguments began on Tuesday in the prosecution of a Hall County man charged with aggravated child molestation and sexual exploitation of children.
Many people have sour memories of trying to learn a foreign language in school. So one can only imagine the difficulty in learning a second language if you can't read and write.
A partnership between a Gainesville ministry and the Red Cross brought together public officials, community leaders and families Saturday for outreach and information-sharing geared toward the Hispanic community.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.
Immigration attorneys are welcoming the shuttering of a Gainesville immigration detention center, owned by the city and operated by the Corrections Corp. of America.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.