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.
A violent death shakes any community, but most do not come at the hand of others: Suicide persistently outpaces homicide as a killer of Hall County residents.
The attorney for a Gainesville man acquitted on charges of growing marijuana said it was much ado over bean sprouts and residue.
A Gainesville man was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Hall County judge after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a disabled person, according to the district attorney's office.
Public health advocates say addressing the fear of legal repercussions after dialing 911 will save overdose victims in a medical crisis after Georgia's "medical amnesty" bill passed the legislature Tuesday.
If there was a college basketball tournament going Saturday, visitors to the Gainesville's Smithgall Woodland Garden weren't concerned with missing the games.
In the expiring moments of the 2014 legislative session Thursday, Georgia lawmakers gleefully threw shredded paper in the air, a tradition signifying the end of business.
On May 23, 2013, a bullet struck Laurien Marsh in the head. She miraculously survived the shooting with minor physical consequences, but the emotional scars never healed in the months before she died Feb. 16 at age 60, her daughter said.
The Gainesville Kiwanis Club, a youth-oriented service group, honored two Gainesville residents for civic engagement at its annual awards banquet this week.
A Gainesville man was sentenced Monday in federal court after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.
The first of several dozen defense motions were heard Tuesday in the case of a Gainesville man accused of murder.
A Braselton man being held on drug and robbery charges has been accused in the February 2013 robbery of an Oakwood CVS, authorities said Tuesday.
Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch said in a statement released by the office that the county's proposed energy plan leaves many questions unanswered.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum has a perspective on crime and law enforcement formed by his role as former sheriff.
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.