Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
An Oakwood spa agreed to close its business after an employee was arrested for prostitution in an undercover sting, law enforcement officials said.
Outgoing Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Mary Carden was honored by friends and colleagues Friday afternoon at the Hall County Courthouse.
Terminated deputies Jack Dodd and Larry Henslee responded Thursday to what they said are inaccurate and unfair assertions of blame by the Hall County Sheriff's Office for their roles in the escape of an inmate.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is appealing a decision by the Hall County Civil Service Board to reinstate two deputies terminated after the escape of an inmate from the Hall County Courthouse in July.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have set up a one-stop shop for residents to report road hazards, fire hazards, storm damage and other concerns.
The deaths of Jake and Griffin Prince in a June 18, 2012, boating accident created enough sense of urgency to spur statewide legislative changes to Georgia criminal code.
Paul J. Bennett was acquitted Thursday evening on eight counts of homicide by vessel in Hall County Superior Court.
A 35-year-old man was indicted Tuesday on child molestation and rape charges by a Hall County grand jury.
A jury will reconvene this morning to continue deliberating in the trial of Paul J. Bennett, a boater accused in the deaths of two Buford boys on Lake Lanier.
The Gainesville Police Department is seeking a No. 2 in command after Maj. Paul Sherman retired in January, officials said.
Jeffrey Hubbard of Atlanta will serve four years in prison for crashing into and killing 11-year-old Kile Glover in a summer 2012 wreck on Lake Lanier.
Although the inmates' emotions were sometimes imperceptible as they learned they were the inaugural class in a first-of-its-kind educational and vocational training program for Georgia prisoners, one man voiced joy at being back home.
Overdoses have surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of accidental death in Hall County.
From 2009 to 2011, the Hall County Sheriff's Office solved each of the seven homicides it investigated.
A Clermont home was destroyed by fire overnight Friday but the residents escaped safely.
The Georgia Senate passed a bill Wednesday seeking to curb the mugshot-for-profit publications model in the state.
The Gainesville Jaycees make a special effort to keep under wraps the identities of the Young Man and Young Woman of the Year recipients.
A Gainesville man was acquitted Tuesday by a Hall County jury in a misdemeanor theft by shoplifting case.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court last year gave states the authority to collect DNA before suspects are convicted, and Georgia may do so.
Construction on the Hall County Sheriff's Office North Hall precinct is moving along, with doors set to open to the public at the end of next month, county officials said.
For the past two weeks, testimony in Hall County Superior Court has described a July 6, 2012, boating crash caused by negligence and recklessness.
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