CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A drifter already serving a life sentence for killing Meredith Emerson of Buford and sentenced to death for killing a hiker in Florida is now facing murder charges for the slaying of a North Carolina couple.
Gainesville, Hall County and state crews are wrapping up the cleanup after Saturday's strong thunderstorm, and officials say all trees that were knocked down have been removed from area roads.
While Hall County debates which services to cut or by how much to raise taxes, the Gainesville City Council will be voting on a fiscal 2012 budget that includes a $5 million surplus.
Arrive early if you want a good seat.
A federal judge has promised he will decide in the next 10 days whether to temporarily block enforcement of Georgia's new immigration law.
Good soldiers know to cover their tracks - and that's not just on the battlefield.
Mike Brown, CEO and president of the Gainesville-based Georgia Mountains YMCA, has resigned effective July 6 to take a similar post in Rockford, Ill.
Gainesville taxpayers have to wait until at least September to find out whether their tax rates will go down 0.3 mills.
A young black bear was hit and killed by a vehicle in northwest Hall County on Sunday, according to Georgia State Patrol officials.
Hall County firefighters were investigating a fire to a home in the 100 block of McConnell Drive near Mountain Crest Sunday night.
After weeks of work, Gainesville's pedestrian bridge is about to take shape across Jesse Jewell Parkway. But it's going to require some road closures.
The Dawson County school system has joined the ranks of 13 others in Georgia that have received greater flexibility to govern local education.
Budget woes are forcing Hall County government to cut back on a lot - even free labor.
Local firefighters are cleaning out their closets for a cause.
Oakwood and the Georgia Mountains YMCA are working on a plan to offer expanded services in the South Hall city.
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After watching the weeklong trial, family members of Iris Romero-Banegas said they couldn't believe the not guilty verdict on murder charges faced by Ofelia ...
The two friends like to "hunt out" fun places to visit, and that search brought them Wednesday to downtown Flowery Branch, where they enjoyed a ...
Lydia Meek will not be held back.
Hall County schools and businesses want to connect students with employers. That mirrors state efforts, which have been recognized nationally.
The grounds are lined with trash rather than flowers. No birds sing from shaking limbs along the gravel road entrance. And the stray cats act ...
At one time, Taste of Gainesville was called Dinner on the Docks. But by any name, the fare is just as delicious.
Friends of Don Carter State Park sponsored the third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival on Saturday to raise awareness for the park and supply funding ...
New year, different trash
Sandy Rivera is teaching AP human geography - and an advanced placement course - at Gainesville High School for the first time.
For 14 years, Gene "Coffee King" Burch, 68, would hold court as the manager of Common Grounds Coffee Shoppe and Deli in Flowery Branch.
A Virginia man going the wrong way on Interstate 85 in Jackson County was killed in a fiery crash early Friday when his vehicle struck ...
Women shopping for and selling a variety of items, including clothing, accessories, home decor and Christmas gifts, filled First Baptist Church in Gainesville on Friday.
Millennials may already match baby boomers in terms of their share of the American electorate, but a new poll reveals that only 32 percent of ...
You never know what mythical creatures are around.
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