A pedestrian was targeted by armed robbers in Gainesville for the second time in two days and in the same location, police reported.
Maj. Kevin Head left the Hall County Sheriff's Office as a lieutenant in 2012. He returns as a major and member of the streamlined two-man command staff, heading the Administrative Bureau.
The Hall County Honor Guard has been bestowed the honor for the second time of presenting the colors for Sunday's NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome.
Clifford Earles was days shy of turning 109 when she died Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATE at 7 a.m.: After the threat of snow and ice Thursday night into Friday morning, the Georgia Department of Transportation have dispatched crews throughout several counties in Northeast Georgia, including Forsyth, Gwinnett, Dawson, Lumpkin, Hall, Habersham, Towns, Union, Rabun and White Counties.
A felony drug case against three Gainesville residents was moved on to Hall County Superior Court after a Wednesday morning committal hearing in which the suspects represented themselves.
As Georgia state lawmakers tackle juvenile justice reform this year, they also are expected to expand on last year's overhaul of the adult criminal justice system.
Budget constraints previously did not allow the Gainesville Police Department access to a federal fingerprint database.
The Obama administration confirmed last week that it had extended agreements allowing officials in four Georgia counties, including Hall, to continue participating in the federal 287(g) immigration program until June 30.
Major John Latty is a 25-year veteran of law enforcement. But for the past decade, he's embodied another realm: academia.
The past three major fires in Hall County have been caused by space heater misuse, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said.
It's unclear what exactly awoke 11-year-old Jema Hernandez at 3 a.m. Dec. 18.
Georgia has one of the country's highest motor vehicle crash rates for older adults, typically ranked No. 5 or No. 6 in the U.S., officials with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety said Wednesday.
A Gainesville man indicted on 17 counts of sexual abuse pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Hall County Superior Court.
The first time I held a gun, my panicked friend chastised me for absentmindedly pointing the unloaded rifle at him.
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.
The attorney for a Gainesville man acquitted on charges of growing marijuana said it was much ado over bean sprouts and residue.