When high school students get together in droves, underage drinking is more likely to be a part of the mix, studies show.
Maria Friedrich retired from the Hall County Sheriff's Office Saturday at age 70 on Saturday. Feb. 5 marked 16 years working for the department, 11 on patrol.
Travis Williams, Hall County's senior public defender, has made a name for himself from one his birth mother pulled out of thin air.
Members of the local Catholic community gathered to perform and witness the "Stations of the Cross" re-enactment at Laurel Park in Gainesville to celebrate Good Friday.
Arm yourself with the proper knowledge and training. That was the goal of a Thursday evening gun safety presentation at the Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville, hosted by U.S. Rep. Doug Collins and led by the Hall County Sheriff's Office. More than 200 people came for the 90-minute presentation on gun safety techniques and governing codes and regulations of proper firearms carry and use. "This was, as you saw tonight, a good overview. It's not ...
Five Gainesville men and a Flowery Branch woman were arrested Wednesday on drug trafficking charges, local narcotics agents said.
Country Charm Eggs of Georgia helped in the fight against hunger by donating more than 8,000 eggs Wednesday to the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
The University of North Georgia's job fair at the Gainesville campus reflected a lineup of employers largely seeking career-oriented graduates, a sign of more promising economic times, organizers said.
A judge set bond Monday at $10,000 for two Cumming men charged with aggravated assault after allegedly threatening customers when a dog belonging to one of the men bit a child earlier this month at a Gainesville pet store.
Narcotics agents released information Tuesday about three men arrested last Thursday on charges of trafficking about $22,400 in methamphetamine.
As substance abuse caused his life to spiral out of control, Jason Bennett began to lose hope.
Law enforcement officers boast many skills, but they're no match for Hall County's sharpshooting 4-H kids and their BB guns.
The Hall County Courthouse has a new staff member in its security ranks. Star, a 4-year-old black Labrador and retired Marine Corps bomb-sniffing dog, now is conducting courthouse checks with her handler, Sheriff's Deputy Rusty Blalock. "We received Star in November. I went up to North Carolina and picked her up," Blalock said. "Her last deployment was with the Marine Corps. She returned from Afghanistan where she was a bomb dog for the Marines, explosion ...
People in the immigration community reacted positively to a federal judge's ruling on Wednesday permanently blocking Georgia from enforcing the statewide criminalization of harboring and transporting of illegal immigrants.
Nine graduates had reason to celebrate Thursday in Gainesville, but if they learned anything, they'll be celebrating with juice, and not champagne.
A confrontation at a Sunday soccer game that left one man dead and another in custody has shocked area players, coaches and fans, a local coach said.
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.
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