Lake Lanier turned deadly over the weekend, with a Buford teenager drowning after a boating accident and a Cumming man slipping underwater and never resurfacing.
Hall County authorities have found the body of a Buford boy who had been feared drowned following a Saturday night boating accident on Lake Lanier in North Hall.
A 51-year-old Cumming man drowned while wade fishing in Lake Lanier, south of Brown's Bridge in Hall County.
While Hurricane Irene continued to lash out against the east coast Saturday, a group with the Salvation Army in Gainesville prepared to offer assistance in North Carolina.
Gainesville police continue to search for a suspect they believe robbed the Shell Food Mart on Friday night at West Ridge Road and U.S. 129.
Hall County fire crews were called Saturday night to battle a house fire south of Gainesville.
Your attic is full of old family junk. It can't be worth anything more than sentiment, right?
The Georgia Lottery Corp. lost more than $65 million between 2009, when ticket sales were highest, and 2011.
A new policy essentially allowing several illegal immigrants to be released from federal custody has not yet resulted in any releases from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's leased facility in Gainesville.
Now that Georgia's new congressional maps are almost final, no one's expecting anything less than a political stampede in Northeast Georgia.
With archery season just a few weeks away, local hunters take the opportunity to hone their skill with a friendly competition.
Gainesville police officers are searching for a man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a West Ridge Road convenience store.
Hall County's delinquent taxpayers have until Wednesday to apply for amnesty.
If Lake Lanier drops another 2-plus feet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will revert to its "low water action plan" and stop issuing boat dock permits, an official said this week.
Businesses may show renewed interest in Dawson County thanks to lower fees from Etowah Water and Sewer Authority.
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Gainesville Middle School students have been evacuated to First Baptist Church on Green Street on Thursday morning after a bomb threat was found written on ...
Gentle ribbing has become a tradition among the 10 celebrities chosen for Dancing for a Cause every year, and 2017's panel is no exception.
Demolition of the old Hall County jail could start in May, Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey said Thursday morning.
Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in February was 4.1 percent, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 4.7 percent in January, according to ...
ATLANTA - Changes to Georgia adoption law that proponents call long overdue await a final vote entering the General Assembly's last day.
Extension of the westbound left-turn lane on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at Green Hill Circle is now scheduled to start April 10 and finish up ...
Officials in the Hall County Courthouse are hosting an event Friday to start the week of victims' rights recognition.
Anyone who picked Chris Shields' checkout line at Target in Flowery Branch knew they were in for a little joking around.
Georgia native Taylor Alexander was eliminated from NBC's "The Voice" on Tuesday.
Interstate 985 Northbound was shut down Wednesday afternoon with a multi-vehicle crash, according to Gainesville Fire spokesman Keith Smith.
A Georgia bill requiring boat titles is likely dead for this year's General Assembly session, which ends Thursday, but it could return next year.
Ala Harbin had not yet started kindergarten when she was drawn to the fun and games that attracted other neighborhood children to the Boys & Girls ...
Lakeshore Mall sold for $6.8 million in a digital auction that ended Wednesday, said a source familiar with the process.
A North Hall Middle School student is in custody following a bomb threat Wednesday that led to the evacuation of the school, school officials ...
An East Hall High School student has been arrested and charged with possession and intent to distribute LSD on the school campus.
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