While most arrests are for narcotics like marijuana and methamphetamine, keeping the most deadly drugs from being abused poses a challenge for law enforcement - especially when those drugs are dispensed every day in pharmacies.
A patient-caregiver relationship can be shrouded by its stressful terms, but Saturday offered a time of smiles and laughter for cancer patients past and present with their doctors.
Vision 2030 will present a year's worth of research on diversity findings Tuesday morning at the Gainesville Civic Center.
Rape Response is celebrating 25 years serving sexual assault survivors in Northeast Georgia with an event Monday at First Baptist Church in Gainesville.
Ten men who help "build America" were honored Thursday at the second Master Craftsmen Awards.
Three motors have been taken from boats owned by the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club, a club coach reported.
A vandal damaged dozens of cars at dealerships on Browns Bridge Road early Monday morning, area law enforcement reported.
Area officials say the federal government's shutdown of the E-Verify system has created a backlog of paperwork, but otherwise minimally disrupted the hiring process.
A Gainesville woman was found guilty Saturday of reckless conduct by an HIV-infected person in Hall County Superior Court.
Area law enforcement officers have recaptured two inmates who escaped from work release Sept. 18, the Hall County Sheriff's Office announced Saturday.
Testimony concluded Friday in Hall County Superior Court in the trial of a Gainesville woman charged with reckless conduct by an HIV-infected person.
Testimony began Thursday in Hall County Superior Court for the trial of an HIV-positive woman charged with reckless conduct.
A Gainesville man was found guilty Wednesday in the attempted sexual assault of a woman at an Atlanta Highway business.
The Hall County Domestic Violence Task Force challenged citizens to speak up and act when confronted with signs of domestic abuse at its ninth annual Breakfast & Briefing.
The needs of a growing city and City Council's role in economic development were among several topics addressed during a Saturday morning political forum at the civic center in Gainesville.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.
Immigration attorneys are welcoming the shuttering of a Gainesville immigration detention center, owned by the city and operated by the Corrections Corp. of America.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.