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.
As plans for construction of two new North Hall County fire stations crawls through the Board of Commissioners, to the relief of residents, a perhaps trickier insurance and fire safety issue still looms: access to hydrants.
A pair of Gainesville brothers were arrested on methamphetamine trafficking charges Friday, law enforcement officials said.
When excise sales tax reports filed with Dawson County showed alcohol totaled 51.3 percent of sales at Lorena's Food and Spirits, the business owner faced severe repercussions.
Hall County applied in March for a federal grant to study a program to support reintegration of recently released inmates into society, county officials said.
When high school students get together in droves, underage drinking is more likely to be a part of the mix, studies show.
Maria Friedrich retired from the Hall County Sheriff's Office Saturday at age 70 on Saturday. Feb. 5 marked 16 years working for the department, 11 on patrol.
Travis Williams, Hall County's senior public defender, has made a name for himself from one his birth mother pulled out of thin air.
Members of the local Catholic community gathered to perform and witness the "Stations of the Cross" re-enactment at Laurel Park in Gainesville to celebrate Good Friday.
Arm yourself with the proper knowledge and training. That was the goal of a Thursday evening gun safety presentation at the Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville, hosted by U.S. Rep. Doug Collins and led by the Hall County Sheriff's Office. More than 200 people came for the 90-minute presentation on gun safety techniques and governing codes and regulations of proper firearms carry and use. "This was, as you saw tonight, a good overview. It's not ...
Five Gainesville men and a Flowery Branch woman were arrested Wednesday on drug trafficking charges, local narcotics agents said.
Country Charm Eggs of Georgia helped in the fight against hunger by donating more than 8,000 eggs Wednesday to the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
The University of North Georgia's job fair at the Gainesville campus reflected a lineup of employers largely seeking career-oriented graduates, a sign of more promising economic times, organizers said.
In anticipation of the summertime increase in lake recreation, the Lake Lanier Association held a Boating Safety Awareness Day Saturday at Lake Lanier Islands resort.
To spot victims of sex trafficking, it takes the keen eye of an expert - one like Brian Johnston, assistant special agent in charge of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Human Trafficking Unit.
Fifty-two foreign nationals from more than 25 countries walked into the federal court in Gainesville at 11 a.m. Friday and walked out as citizens of the United States at noon.
In conjunction with National Police Week and the honoring of fallen officers, the Gainesville Police Department is lit up blue at night.
An icon of Southern style helped a Gainesville elementary school boost its aesthetic appeal Wednesday morning.
State and local officials and lawmakers gave their initial thoughts on the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation of lowering the blood-alcohol content rule to .05 for roads, from .08.
Two measures passed unanimously at a brief city of Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board meeting on Tuesday evening at the Public Safety Complex.
Today's remarks at Laurel Park by Gov. Nathan Deal are expected to focus on the boating under the influence portion of the boating safety reforms passed by the legislature and signed into law April 23.
A man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday after a jury convicted him on Monday of several violent felonies and property crimes, the Northeastern Judicial Circuit's district attorney's office said.
Since taking the helm of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Gerald Couch has instituted changes both structurally and cosmetically, from streamlined command staff to refurbished patrol cars.
Local legislators and juvenile stakeholders praised Gov. Nathan Deal's signing of a juvenile reform bill.
Nine AmeriCorps volunteers were honored Saturday afternoon by grateful city groups and environmental conservationists at Linwood Nature Preserve in Gainesville.
A Gainesville man received two life in prison sentences Friday afternoon in Hall County Superior Court after he was found guilty by a jury in April on all but one of more than 20 counts in a child sexual abuse trial.
As part of efforts to keep drivers and motorcyclists safe, law enforcement officials and highway safety advocates gathered Thursday in Buford to promote motorcycle safety awareness.
A Gainesville man charged with terroristic threats, criminal damage to property and reckless conduct had his first appearance before a Hall County magistrate judge on Wednesday.