A budget crunch in the statewide public defender system could mean a monthlong furlough next year for some lawyers representing poor criminal defendants, but is unlikely to disrupt the flow of cases through local courts.
After much discussion, the Gainesville City Council gave the developers of a Cleveland Highway subdivision a unanimous nod of approval at Tuesday night's council meeting.
Gainesville State College's new public safety director has been named the Georgia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators' Member of the Year.
The Oakwood City Council held a public hearing Monday evening to review the boundaries, requirements and expectations for the city's first tax allocation district that would fund development of a town center.
Lumpkin County Commissioner Steve Gooch led about 100 Dahlonega residents to sing "Happy Birthday" to celebrate Lumpkin County's 175th birthday. Held Monday in front of the old Dahlonega courthouse, which now serves as the Dahlonega Gold Museum, the birthday party included a multilayer cake decorated with the official county seal. After performances by the Lumpkin County High School Band of Gold, the school's chorus and fifth-grader ...
If there was anyone with negative feelings about the Hall County Sheriff's Office Monday night, they chose not to voice those feelings.
Three Hall County high schools made the U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools 2008" report.
Drug screening in Hall County schools may not be just for athletes anymore.
A pack of 150 leather-clad motorcyclists thundered from Buford to Gainesville on Sunday afternoon to deliver toys to the Chattahoochee Baptist Association's Secret Santa project.
Thousands of people crowded the streets of downtown Gainesville Sunday evening for the seventh annual Christmas on Green Street celebration.
At Gainesville First United Methodist Church, Christmas is not defined by skin color, language or nationality.
As the level of Lake Lanier keeps dropping lower, it's like fishing in a goldfish bowl.
Both local school boards will be meeting Monday night, one discussing drug screening and the other talking about adding an athletic director position.
The holidays are a time to remember those we love, and those whom we've lost.
On one side of the hallway, kindergartners are taught science and social studies lessons in Spanish.
Hall County's legislative delegation heard requests during a series of meetings Thursday. They include:
The Christmas season usually brings fun outings, delicious food and festive decorations. However, these merry perks can be hazardous to furry friends.
Information about the recent theft of firearms from a Cumming pawnshop could lead to a $10,000 reward.
Capt. Andre Niles with the Hall County Marshal's Office was named Wednesday as the state's 2013 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year.
The Gainesville City Council has placed on the consent agenda a policy for the naming of city-owned property, including parks.
Two Flowery Branch residents face trafficking charges after $26,600 in methamphetamine was found at a home Wednesday off McEver Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum on Thursday asked members of the county's legislative delegation to change state law pertaining to legal organs in order to allow legal advertising to be posted on local websites rather than printed in newspapers.
Talk about health care, education, the economy and jobs filled an hourlong legislative breakfast Thursday, as well as a commitment by lawmakers not to dawdle when the 2014 General Assembly kicks off Jan. 14.
The Hall County Correctional Institute may have an already-built home to move into, in the form of the soon-to-be vacated detention center in Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have come to an understanding about Glades Reservoir.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a new fire station in North Hall will improve insurance rates only on the condition that a second ladder truck is secured by the county.
The Hall County School District is the fastest-growing in the country for public charter school students.
Roadwork supporting New Holland Marketplace in Gainesville is mostly done, and newly installed traffic lights should be operational by year's end.
More than a year later, the murder of Nelson Garner remains a mystery.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter's announcement that he would retire at the end of the school year left friends and colleagues praising his service and dedication.