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.
A widowed Hall County woman has been awarded more than $2 million by a federal jury in a wrongful death suit.
After Marsha Glover thanked the jurors and state's attorneys, she held her husband in a long embrace. It was an emotional release for the stepmother who said it was a "fight" for justice in the death of her son, Kile Glover.
A Hall County jury will begin deliberating today as it seeks to determine if a Lake Lanier fatality was merely an accident, or a crime perpetrated by the defendant's recklessness.
The state concluded its case Tuesday against Jeffrey Hubbard, an Atlanta man accused of homicide in the boating death of 11-year-old Kile Glover.
For Mark Stephens, ranger with the Department of Natural Resources, July 6, 2012, marked the second death investigation on Lake Lanier involving children he had responded to in less than a month.
Some state lawmakers are asking for more discretion in the criminal prosecution and sentencing of teens.
Even 200 yards away, Eric Isom said he knew immediately that the Lake Lanier collision was dire.
The snow may be melting, but sledding enthusiasts still seeking areas of shaded snow and slush should be careful, especially following a few incidents Wednesday.
For Gainesville residents, CVS will soon no longer be their 24/7 option to indulge in one destructive habit - tobacco use.
The local community has become more aware of child sex trafficking, children's advocates say. Now, the advocates hope to engage the community further.
After months of planning and searching for an instructor, a Department of Juvenile Justice educational and workforce initiative is coming together at Gainesville's Regional Youth Detention Center, program organizers said.
Authorities are investigating the disappearance of a 32-year-old Oakwood mother.
A roadside memorial could be erected to honor chickens killed in a wreck last week in Gainesville.
When Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, became the first non-European pope in 1,200 years in March 2013, he also carried a burden of expectation.
False alarms during severe weather can draw the ire of residents, or worse a complacency that causes people to ignore real dangers.
Doctors, former patients and hundreds of other walkers didn't let rain dampen their enthusiasm for helping ensure healthy babies Saturday.
A judge said Friday that although the government's conduct had raised some eyebrows, it didn't excuse the actions of a Gainesville man who served as lookout for federal-agent-initiated drug deals.
Gainesville police and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are investigating the reported drowning of a Gainesville man in Lake Lanier.
The most serious violent felonies were dropped against a Gainesville man after he pleaded guilty to robbery Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court.
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.