Riverside Military Academy's Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the appointment of Col. James H. Benson as the academy's next president.
Hall County's administrative offices will be closed Monday for a furlough day.
Mary Curtis Mundy Oliver, matriarch of a Chestnut Mountain family and the mother of Hall County Commission Chairman Tom Oliver, died Friday of a sudden illness. She was 84.
A feud between rival street gangs 12 years ago that ended in a fatal drive-by shooting prompted the creation of a police task force that is still on the job today.
Gainesville officials cut the jobs of three city employees Wednesday, a move they say is an effort to keep the city's expenses in line with declining revenues.
Veronica Nava felt like she was dying inside as she frantically searched for her 4-year-old daughter on a June night nearly four years ago.
Hundreds of red-clad high schoolers cheered on the 17 members of the Gainesville High School boys basketball team Friday as they boarded a bus bound for the state class AAA semifinals in Macon.
An unplanned snow day has curtailed a planned day off for the staff and students of the Jefferson city school system.
The president of the Humane Society of Hall County says the 57 dogs rescued from an alleged Cumming puppy mill may be ready to adopt next week.
A Gainesville man and a Dawsonville man were among 25 people arrested this week in a statewide sweep of child pornography suspects.
The Northeast Georgia Council for the Boy Scouts of America hosted the annual American Values Dinner on Thursday at the Chattahoochee Country Club to honor three local heroes and support scouting.
Frances Miller Mathis, who came from a mountain valley to Gainesville and established a long history of civic involvement, was honored Thursday as the Girl Scouts' Woman of Distinction.
A man who grew marijuana plants on federal forest land was sentenced to life in prison in a Gainesville courtroom Thursday.
Because it didn't have enough members present, the Flowery Branch City Council postponed a public hearing Thursday night on a Lula man's application to build a duplex on Church Street at Mooney Drive.
A Gainesville man has been charged in several vehicle break-ins, thefts and a burglary that occurred earlier this week.
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On Sunday, the National Weather Service in Peachtree City declared a freezing rain advisory for the Hall County area. The advisory runs 1 a.m ...
When a jury heads back to deliberate, the interview of a child abuse victim can often make or break the case.
Law enforcement officials across Georgia are proving to be the biggest obstacle to a bill that would allow medical cannabis oil to be manufactured and ...
Growth seems to be back in South Hall County, and that is likely to lead to a "re-shuffling" of schools to accommodate current and anticipated ...
Nearly one of every five vehicles is used for commercial purposes - a statistic that has caught the eye of at least one major manufacturer, Nissan.
Whether you're an active horseback rider, an avid hiker or just someone looking for a new place to take a quiet nature walk, Don ...
A fraternity at the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus was suspended Wednesday after allegations of alcohol misuse and hazing.
Mordecai Wilson arrived in Lula in 1996, a little wary at first.
Four different vehicles struck and killed a horse Tuesday morning on Athens Highway, according to officials.
Seventy local people are now on the payroll at Dairy Queen in Braselton, which celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, 21 weeks from ...
Here is an item we heard this week that we thought you might find interesting.
Cody Brewer is the reigning Gainesville City Schools spelling champion.
A Gainesville man faces drug charges in connection to an estimated $566,000 in methamphetamine and marijuana, plus weapons, according to authorities.
Sitting in the shadow of its predecessor, the Hall County Correctional Institution opened its doors Friday as Warden Walt Davis praised the county for its ...
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