A state Senate committee recommended limiting access to criminal records in order to protect people convicted of crimes and those who were wrongly accused, Sen. Butch Miller said.
According to warrants signed by investigators, a Gainesville woman had a "pre-arranged" plan to kill the victim in a Saturday assault.
Many outdoor workers were excused from having to toil in low temperatures Tuesday, but others braved the single digits - including Gainesville public works crews - to maintain the city.
While considered a milestone for most, a high school degree is an achievement that has escaped a sizable segment of one population: Georgians in the state prison system.
Local government leaders are gearing up for a hard look at how to use money from a new special purpose local option sales tax, pending voters' approval.
Gainesville resident Joseph Bush has always been careful with his bank cards, so he was surprised to learn this month his checking account had been breached.
For years, juvenile stakeholders have asked for an overhaul in state code. In May, they got their wish.
Everyone will face a major problem in his or her life, Gainesville resident Tod Peavy said.
The victim's brother has been implicated in the Christmas Day slaying of a Flowery Branch man, Hall County Sheriff's Office officials said Thursday.
Many people see Christmas as a day of compassion and care that is spent with family, free from their workplaces.
Hall County Sheriff's Office officials said a Christmas Day killing of a Flowery Branch man was a homicide.
Police have charged a man with DUI in a two-car wreck on Thompson Bridge Road, authorities said Tuesday. There were no injuries, but the accident knocked out power and other services for residents in the area.
Jennifer Thuy-Tien McCall had her first daughter at age 16.
Changes at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have been gradual but well-received, DNR Deputy Commissioner Hommer Blyson said.
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County celebrated the construction of its 43rd home at a Saturday morning dedication ceremony.
In Georgia, "pedestrian under the influence" is a criminal offense. So is walking while drunk illegal?
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.
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