David Vogel, a Madison County Democrat, announced his plans Saturday to run for the 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
A Flowery Branch man said he killed his brother on Christmas Day to protect his son, a Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator testified Friday during a hearing in Hall Magistrate Court.
A Gainesville resident was arrested in Hall County on drug trafficking charges after $5,600 in methamphetamine was confiscated, law enforcement authorities said Thursday.
Hall County's Department of Health plans on renovating and relocating several clinics in a series of moves that officials said would improve quality of services.
Oakwood police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at the SunTrust bank at 3725 Mundy Mill Road.
Two Cumming residents were recently arrested in Hall County on drug trafficking charges after $60,000 in drugs was confiscated, law enforcement authorities said Tuesday.
Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch touted the planned South Hall Precinct, saying it will suit the county's population and growth needs.
The Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform's annual report called for changes that would help released offenders rejoin their communities.
Local legislators are gearing up for a short, dense Georgia General Assembly session, with earlier primary elections around the corner.
In his first State of the County speech, Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum expressed cautious optimism for county budget's future.
A Bibb County man faces charges after telling a Hall County deputy at a traffic stop he was a police officer.
A voter-approved 2009 special option local sales tax fell short of covering planned projects in Gainesville.
Gainesville police officer Chelsea L. Laughlin is in stable condition at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a Friday afternoon traffic accident at E.E. Butler and Jesse Jewell parkways.
Plans to build a new Hall County Correctional Institute are moving forward after county commissioners unanimously approved the architectural contract at Thursday's meeting.
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.
The most serious violent felonies were dropped against a Gainesville man after he pleaded guilty to robbery Wednesday in Hall County Superior Court.
The Hall County Civil Service Board publicly voted 4-2 Wednesday to affirm the termination of an ex-Hall County Fire Department battalion chief.
After a tumultuous ending more than a year ago, a child molestation case closed on calmer terms Tuesday in Hall County Superior Court.
A Hall County judge denied a defense motion to restrict public access to the pretrial hearings for an upcoming murder trial.
Local attorneys representing Hall's indigent defendants welcomed an executive order providing additional funding for lawyers without conflicting interests.
It may be too soon to tout a lowered re-offending rate or a quantifiable dollar amount saved to taxpayers, but a reverberation of statewide criminal justice reform is being noted by one local entity: the Hall County Correctional Institute.
Under a clear weekend sky, volunteers on land and water did some spring cleaning to make Hall County a bit more pristine.
Hall County's drug court program is an alternative to incarceration for drug offenders. Successful completion ensures there is never a conviction on their record.
The Gwinnett County District Attorney's office has given notice of intent to increase the punishment in the slaying of a Gainesville woman.
Two former Hall County Sheriff's Office employees have entered into mediation with three then-inmates alleging civil rights violations in a Dec. 22, 2010, incident at the jail.
A year later, authorities said there have been no developments in the homicide investigation of a Flowery Branch man who was killed in Griffin.
Power was restored by 8 p.m. Tuesday to thousands of customers who were left without power when a car collided with a power pole, according to Jackson EMC.
Gainesville poultry icon Abit Massey and his family are being honored Friday as the University of Georgia's 2014 Alumni Family of the Year.
In 2003, a battle brewed in Georgia's legislature over the creation of a statewide indigent defense system.
Census figures confirm Hall County is still growing, and if predictions hold true, becoming more diverse.