The suspect in the disappearance of missing hiker Meredith Emerson has been charged with kidnapping her, and authorities say they have reason to believe she is dead.
Some 104 years after his funeral, Civil War re-enactors and others will gather Sunday at the grave site of Gen. James Longstreet.
The Gainesville and Hall County school systems will go full swing in 2008 building three schoolhouses estimated to cost a combined $74 million.
Hall County has joined a list of Georgia's 18 most prosperous counties, according to a report issued by the Department of Community Affairs. In an upside-down ranking, where first is worst, Hall ranks 144th out of the state's 159 counties.
FORSYTH COUNTY - A late night single-vehicle crash Tuesday claimed the life of a South Forsyth High School senior who had just turned 17 on Sunday.
GAINESVILLE - Soon after the spring semester starts Tuesday, Johnson High School students will be required to wear photo identification badges or they won't be able to attend classes. The 1,150-student school at 3305 Poplar Springs Road in South Hall is testing out the new program for the Hall County school system, modeling much of what it will do after a photo ID program in its second year at ...
GAINESVILLE - In the coming months, Gainesville will see a new parking deck rising, and the revitalization of some of its recreation areas. Of the projects city officials expect to undertake this year, the construction of a new, multilevel parking deck with about 420 spaces for the Georgia Mountains Center ranks high on the list. Architect Steve Hill is working on the design for the new parking ...
A massive search continued Thursday for a Buford woman who has been missing since New Year's Day, when she went hiking near Blood Mountain in Union County. Authorities said Meredith Emerson, 24, has not been seen since midday Tuesday, when she and her black Labrador, Ella, set off on a trail just south of Vogel State Park near Blairsville.
GAINESVILLE - Gainesville police are looking for two men who forced two people out of their pickup truck late Wednesday, shooting at and injuring the passenger and then driving away in the vehicle. Police also are looking for two other men who then trailed behind the stolen truck in another vehicle. The carjacking took place at 10:50 p.m. at 429 Industrial Blvd., according to Gainesville police. <p ...
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GAINESVILLE - There was room left only to stand in Air Line Baptist Church as law enforcement officers, family and friends crowded in to say goodbye to a 24-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office. Sgt. James Evans, 46, served in the criminal investigations division of the Hall County sheriff's department until his all-terrain vehicle collided head-on with a car on Hillcrest Drive Saturday. Hall County ...
When Georgia voters go to the polls on Feb. 5, the field of candidates could be smaller, following tonight's Iowa caucus and the first in the nation primary in New Hampshire on Tuesday. "I expect some candidates aren't going to make it much past Iowa," said Charles Bullock, a political science professor at the University of Georgia. "Those people who don't make it probably didn't have much support in Georgia." ...
After four children died along a stretch of Interstate 85 in Jackson County last July in a head-on collision, state transportation officials pushed a safety initiative delayed by budgetary restraints back to the forefront.
Elachee Nature Science Center opened its doors Wednesday for its winter holiday camp.
The new year ushered in two new Flowery Branch city councilmen.
The Frances Meadows Aquatic Center opens today for the summer season.
An early afternoon fire at Versailles Apartments appears to have been set intentionally, fire officials said.
It's easy to call Gainesville one of the best places for boating when you look at Lake Lanier.
An early morning fire damaged a 6,000-square-foot home in the Royal Lakes subdivision in Flowery Branch.
Hall County suffered about $800,000 in storm damage, county Fire Chief David Kimbrell told county commissioners at their meeting Wednesday.
Gary Wilson said he never dreamed he would pull up to his father's Lula business "and find crime scene tape."
Students across Hall County burst from school doors Thursday, ready to begin their summer vacations.
Hall's cities all showed a slight bump in population between 2011 and 2012 according to the estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Syfan Logistics received an "overwhelming" amount of donations from the community in response to its relief effort for the Oklahoma tornado victims.
If you plan to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend, you may find things just a little bit less crowded. But don't count on it.
Some dogs are already in new homes since being seized May 16 in an animal hoarding case, with the rest being prepared for adoption.
Hall County commissioners heard two budget requests for 2014 at their meeting Wednesday afternoon from the Hall County Library System director and Superior Court clerk.
Members of the American Legion Post 7, Unit 7, in Gainesville, along with area Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, were busy Wednesday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. Legion members and scouts were placing flowers on veterans' graves in observance of the holiday, celebrated on the last Monday in May to recognize Americans who have died while serving.
The pedestrian bridge in downtown Gainesville will close Tuesday through May 31 for sidewalk repairs on the City Hall side.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is checking out reports of burglaries and entering auto incidents near flooded areas in the area of the Hall and Gwinnett county line in Buford.