Gainesville voters looking to educate themselves on candidates running for city office will have the opportunity at 10 a.m. Saturday.
An employee for New Hope Counseling was arrested Wednesday after warrants were issued by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in both Hall and Union counties.
Against the backdrop of a clear blue sky and heaps of orange dirt, the lone silver hydrant near the corner of Mount Vernon and Shirley roads catches the eye.
A suspect in a Mississippi bank robbery was arrested in Gainesville on Friday, authorities said Tuesday morning.
An early Tuesday fire that destroyed a vacant home has been labeled suspicious, fire officials said.
As the first deadline rapidly approaches, Hall County is gearing up for sweeping juvenile justice reforms that take effect Jan. 1.
Tiki Thurmond said he had a good upbringing, but bad choices put him on a tougher path in life.
Linda Martinez, a Fair Street International Baccalaureate third-grade student, was honored by former President Jimmy Carter on Saturday in Plains.
Shoppers spent money for a good cause Friday at the sixth annual Heart & Hands Women's Ministry Emporium at First Baptist Church in Gainesville.
Hall County's accountability courts will keep their contract with a counseling service that is under a state investigation, county Court Administrator Reggie Forrester said.
The warrant unit may be the Hall County Sheriff's Office's most visible department, with officers hitting the streets serving about 20 warrants per day, but it doesn't always make the news.
Gainesville is unlikely to see a convention center development any time soon, after consultants discouraged the idea in a Thursday presentation to City Council.
A 31-year-old man was indicted on a malice murder charges Tuesday stemming from the March death of a 6-year-old boy.
The prosecution in Paul Bennett's case wants the jury to hear about an incident in which he is accused of stealing a bar sign, but the judge on Wednesday pushed her decision off until trial.
Although residents weathered a rainy summer, September marks National Preparedness Month, and Hall County Fire Services is urging Gainesville and Hall County residents to remain vigilant.
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.