Domestic violence claimed the life of Gainesville woman Ginger Tanner in June. To honor her memory, shed light on domestic violence, and fund resources to assist possible victims, friends, colleagues and community leaders have organized a Sept. 20 event at Washington Commons shopping center.
Hall County District Attorney Lee Darragh announced Tuesday his office will not pursue charges in an Aug. 20 Gainesville Police Department officer-involved shooting.
The Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials, in conjunction with Univision, held a forum Saturday in Gainesville to discuss immigration issues, dispel myths and encourage greater civic participation from the Latino community.
Those chicken nuggets you enjoy may no longer be under the wing of a U.S. processing plant. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced with little fanfare in a press release the Friday before Labor Day weekend that it was ending a ban on processed chicken imports from China. Mike Giles, president of the Gainesville-based Georgia Poultry Federation that advocates for pro-industry legislation and policies, gave a glowing endorsement of the decision. "Free and fair trade ...
Familiar faces will be assuming new roles at the Hall County Courthouse. Superior Court judges announced Friday their appointment of prosecutor Lindsay Burton as the new juvenile judge for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit. Burton's appointment by the four judges comes in the wake of juvenile Judge Mary Carden's retirement in December. Burton will serve alongside Judge Cliff Jolliff for a four-year term. Burton is a senior prosecutor in the district attorney's office in the role ...
About 100 women attended WomenSource's monthly luncheon event of blackened chicken, rice and lemon squares served with a serious topic: prescription drug abuse.
Felony charges were dropped against a Gainesville man who fired shots at utility workers on Dec. 26 in West Hall County.
A smaller but excited crowd was at Laurel Park on Labor Day to see the annual American Legion fireworks postponed from a rainy Fourth of July.
Local authorities have reported several accidents but few fatalities over the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Be careful what you wish for? Lake Lanier is full and beautiful this year, but the rain that has kept it so robust has beat down visitation numbers to less than half of previous years, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, going into the Labor Day holiday weekend. Even before hard numbers were available, boats on the lake have been notably absent, and rain on some particularly important weeks had a huge impact, ...
Phil Sutton, a former Hall County assistant administrator, was named Habersham County manager Thursday by the board of commissioners there.
Five Gainesville residents were arrested on heroin trafficking charges Tuesday, according to law enforcement authorities.
The Clermont Town Hall switched buildings last month with the local Hall County Sheriff's Office precinct to allow it better office setup.
Through mid-August, Lake Lanier has boasted one of its safest, least accident-riddled summers in several years, statistics with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources show.
Veterans got help navigating the system designed to help those who served their country Tuesday at the first-ever Northeast Georgia Veterans' Benefits Fair in Gainesville.
The Gainesville City Council has placed on the consent agenda a policy for the naming of city-owned property, including parks.
Two Flowery Branch residents face trafficking charges after $26,600 in methamphetamine was found at a home Wednesday off McEver Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum on Thursday asked members of the county's legislative delegation to change state law pertaining to legal organs in order to allow legal advertising to be posted on local websites rather than printed in newspapers.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a new fire station in North Hall will improve insurance rates only on the condition that a second ladder truck is secured by the county.
A man was arrested today in the theft of more than a dozen bronze animal statues from Memorial Park Funeral Home, sheriff's officials said.
The Hall County Correctional Institute occupies a 50-year-old building that has seen better days, Warden Walt Davis said.
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.