In recent years, austerity measures in Hall County prompted many of the fire department's firefighters to leave for more lucrative positions in other counties.
Hall County Superior Court Judge Jason Deal, who heads the drug court program, led the latest graduation ceremony Friday, which featured well wishes and words of advice for the four graduates.
The controversial acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin brought 50-plus people to Antioch Baptist Church on Thursday evening in Gainesville, although little was mentioned about the case.
Veterans Park in downtown Lula was vandalized, workers discovered early today.
A North Georgia woman who was arrested last year after federal agents raided her home and found explosives has pleaded guilty to some of the charges against her.
A Suwanee man pleaded guilty in federal court today to assault charges in connection with a park ranger who was injured in a July 15, 2012, incident that prompted a change in state law governing prosecution of attacks on park rangers.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that two deputies were fired for their roles in an inmate's escape from custody last week.
Generation Inspiration, a youth organization under the Beulah Rucker Museum umbrella, helped beautify downtown Gainesville Saturday by washing away and painting over graffiti in the square.
Members of Gainesville-Hall County "Justice for Trayvon" coalition held an emotional prayer vigil and rally Saturday afternoon outside the Federal Courthouse in Gainesville.
Narcotic agents arrested three people on methamphetamine trafficking charges Tuesday, alleging a quantity of $11,400 worth of the drug was discovered after a traffic stop.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation boasted a reduction in backlogged casework, although local agencies reported they haven't seen much difference in turnaround times.
The case of Dustin Gold, a talent manager accused of stabbing another man over President's Day weekend in 2012, generates a lot of questions from readers.
Police located the stolen truck driven by a runaway inmate from the Hall County Jail early Wednesday evening.
The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, handed down Saturday by a jury of six women, was inevitably polarizing.
Commissioner Avery D. Niles announced on Friday two Department of Juvenile Justice educational and workforce initiatives, one of which will be piloted at the Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center.