Brenau University celebrated alumni weekend, continuing the tradition of honoring the "May Day" court as part of the festivities Saturday afternoon on campus.
Last week, Gainesville Police Chief Brian P. Kelly rolled out the department's newest enforcement tools - three new 2013 Kawasaki police motorcycles.
Two Gainesville men were arrested on charges of growing marijuana and possession of methamphetamine Thursday, law enforcement officials said.
Testimony continued Thursday in Hall County Superior Court in the trial of a Gainesville man facing multiple child sex and exploitation charges.
Testimony continued Thursday in Hall County Superior Court at the trial of a Gainesville man charged with multiple child sex and exploitation charges.
Investigators and police officers testified Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court at the trial of a Gainesville man charged with more than 20 counts of child sex crimes and controlled substance violations.
Mike Huckaby is the quintessential lone ranger - park ranger, that is. "It's been that way for a long time," he said. Huckaby, 50, is the Gainesville Police Department's only park ranger, patrolling and enforcing rules of the city's parks. His day-to-day patrol is close to 150 to 200 miles a day, he said. "It's around 20-something parks technically, but it's approximately 30 parks within the city if you separate everything: the game fields and ...
Opening arguments began on Tuesday in the prosecution of a Hall County man charged with aggravated child molestation and sexual exploitation of children.
Many people have sour memories of trying to learn a foreign language in school. So one can only imagine the difficulty in learning a second language if you can't read and write.
A partnership between a Gainesville ministry and the Red Cross brought together public officials, community leaders and families Saturday for outreach and information-sharing geared toward the Hispanic community.
As plans for construction of two new North Hall County fire stations crawls through the Board of Commissioners, to the relief of residents, a perhaps trickier insurance and fire safety issue still looms: access to hydrants.
A pair of Gainesville brothers were arrested on methamphetamine trafficking charges Friday, law enforcement officials said.
When excise sales tax reports filed with Dawson County showed alcohol totaled 51.3 percent of sales at Lorena's Food and Spirits, the business owner faced severe repercussions.
Hall County applied in March for a federal grant to study a program to support reintegration of recently released inmates into society, county officials said.
When high school students get together in droves, underage drinking is more likely to be a part of the mix, studies show.
In 2011, citing Fourth Amendment concerns, the Georgia legislature gutted a Senate bill that would have allowed collection of DNA evidence upon arrest for those charged with felonies.
Hall County has taken another step toward relief for North Hall homeowners suffering from skyrocketing insurance rates.
The first celebration of Juneteenth Day in Gainesville, sponsored by the Gainesville-Hall County Black History Society, was held Saturday afternoon at Midtown Greenway & Park in Gainesville.
Gainesville resident Luis Santos-Rivas took the Hall County Sheriff's Citizens' Academy as a curious new resident.
Like the undisturbed surface of Lake Lanier, sometimes drowning can be calm and quiet.
The president and CEO of the Georgia Mountains YMCA is resigning to take a job as executive director of the Siskey YMCA in Matthews, N.C., a suburb of Charlotte.
A probable cause hearing is set for later this month after a Gainesville man made his first appearance Tuesday in Hall County Magistrate Court on murder charges.
A Hall County Superior Court judge Tuesday denied a motion to dismiss the case against Paul Bennett, who is charged with eight counts of homicide by vessel in a Lake Lanier accident that killed two Buford boys.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the North Georgia Detention Center and the American Red Cross to host a blood drive to honor victims of natural disasters both close to home and hundreds of miles away.
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