On a dreary Christmas day, a community gathered at noon to serve those most in need.
A string of former Hall County jailers has been charged in the past year with crimes ranging from identity theft to sexual abuse of a female inmate.
You can train them, but the county doesn't always retain them.
Marvin Orenstein, longtime owner of Gem's Jewelry in downtown Gainesville, died Friday morning. He was 91.
Today, 12 children will be getting the Christmas presents they hoped for, thanks to the Gainesville Police Department, the Rotary Club and Walmart.
The Guest House and the owners of the building it has occupied for years were spared immediate eviction in Magistrate Court on Thursday, attorney Lydia Sartain said.
A former Hall County jailer was released on a bond "of his own recognizance," stemming from charges of felony sexual assault.
Hall County Sheriff-elect Gerald Couch had completed more than 3,000 hours of advanced law enforcement training before his election. Now, he's logged at least 3,160.
Christmas is a time of giving. But sometimes that turns to a time of taking as burglars hit houses full of gifts.
Hall County is working to name a new warden to its correctional institute by early next month.
Training for incidents like Friday's school shooting in Connecticut is quickly becoming a priority in the Hall County Sheriff's Office, with the sheriff-elect promising to revitalize such training, something that has been more difficult to provide deputies in recent years given budget cuts.
For outgoing Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tom Oliver, politics runs in his blood.
A crowd of about 125 equestrian enthusiasts expressed frustration about the lack of horse trails at Don Carter State Park on Friday during an informal meeting.
Board and management officials from Habersham Medical Center and Northeast Georgia Health System announced Friday their intention to coordinate efforts amidst looming health care reform.
Hall County held a reception before its 6 p.m. Board of Commissioners meeting to honor outgoing Chairman Tom Oliver and District 4 Commissioner Ashley Bell.
The Gainesville Police Department is seeking a No. 2 in command after Maj. Paul Sherman retired in January, officials said.
Jeffrey Hubbard of Atlanta will serve four years in prison for crashing into and killing 11-year-old Kile Glover in a summer 2012 wreck on Lake Lanier.
Although the inmates' emotions were sometimes imperceptible as they learned they were the inaugural class in a first-of-its-kind educational and vocational training program for Georgia prisoners, one man voiced joy at being back home.
Overdoses have surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of accidental death in Hall County.
From 2009 to 2011, the Hall County Sheriff's Office solved each of the seven homicides it investigated.
A Clermont home was destroyed by fire overnight Friday but the residents escaped safely.
The Georgia Senate passed a bill Wednesday seeking to curb the mugshot-for-profit publications model in the state.
The Gainesville Jaycees make a special effort to keep under wraps the identities of the Young Man and Young Woman of the Year recipients.
A Gainesville man was acquitted Tuesday by a Hall County jury in a misdemeanor theft by shoplifting case.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court last year gave states the authority to collect DNA before suspects are convicted, and Georgia may do so.
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.
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