The bestselling 2003 novel "The Red Hat Club" treaded a little too close to one woman's real life, a Hall County jury decided Thursday in a case that could have wider implications in the publishing world.
The husband of a woman who embezzled more than half a million dollars from a local doctor's office conspired with his wife to take the money and is now responsible for paying it back, a jury decided Thursday.
A 10-year-old South Hall girl is in good condition today following a Wednesday night accidental shooting at her home.
Hall County Sheriff's Col. Jeff Strickland said that at about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to a call at a home on Wintergreen Court off Pine Vale Road, where they found a 33-year-old man and the girl wounded by a gunshot.
After failing to get an amendment passed in the U.S. House that would require anyone receiving tax-funded health care benefits to prove their citizenship with a valid photo ID, U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal is taking it to the Senate.
November 19, 2009|
From staff and wire reports
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to gather new public input for water control manuals governing the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
"In light of the significant new circumstances and information associated with (a July 17 federal court) ruling, the corps will reopen the scoping process to gather stakeholder input regarding these new circumstances," said the Mobile District's public affairs chief, E. Patrick Robbins.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy was charged with computer invasion of privacy and violation of oath related to "unauthorized procurement of personal data for his own personal gain," according to the sheriff's office.
The Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis is taking shape with Gov. Nathan Deal's appointment this week of Gainesville resident and pharmacist Sara "Mandy" Wilson Reece, and the state's patient registry will soon come online.