The Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department has earned reaccreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies and the National Recreation and Park Association.
With two longtime Gainesville City Council members stepping down this year, the Nov. 3 election to replace them may be rather competitive.
Montine Whelchel Smith, an associate minister at St. John Baptist Church, announced her candidacy for the Gainesville City Council Ward 3 seat in early September.
The Oakwood Planning Commission gave its blessing Monday night to a rezoning proposal that allows for 105 townhouses across from Johnson High School.
A woman told police she passed out in her apartment and woke up to an acquaintance sexually assaulting her, according to testimony Monday in Magistrate Court.
A man told police that the College Park man sitting behind him in his 1994 Buick Century put a gun to his head and told him to get out, an investigator testified Monday morning.
Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel is a finalist for the Lexington Educational Leadership Award fellowship.
Hall County school leaders want local voters to be informed before a Nov. 3 vote on a sales tax for education.
Authorities say a man accused in a birthday party shooting at a Lanier Islands lake house told them he fired shots in self-defense.
A former Hall County Jail inmate allegedly punched while handcuffed by a former jailer settled for $50,000, according to his attorney.
No one showed for the first of three public hearings on Oakwood's proposed tax rate for fiscal 2016, which begins Jan. 1.
A wreck Monday evening on Interstate 985 southbound caused three injuries and backed up traffic.
Roxie Holt welcomed her dog's paws onto her lap on a recent afternoon, describing separation from the Labrador retriever: "For him it's worse than for me."
Hall County wants to build a $3.4 million bridge on Tumbling Creek Road in the same area where the Georgia Department of Transportation ordered a railroad crossing closed in late 2014 out of safety concerns.
An Ellenwood man allegedly sent "pornographic photos and had sexually explicit conversations" with an investigator he believed to be a child, according to authorities.
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Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson's planned appearance at a Gainesville church Sunday is stirring the area's GOP base.
Gainesville Councilwoman Ruth Bruner has seen a number of changes in her 12 years representing Ward 5.
Five of the nicest, hand-built playhouses will soon be up for raffle, thanks to the hard work of some local high school students.
A program that helps low-income, elderly and disabled families pay their heating bills during the cold winter months will start a month late this year ...
A Gainesville woman whom Superior Court Judge Jason Deal called "a plague upon our society" was convicted of murder Thursday and sentenced to life in ...
Wading in a creek to measure oxygen levels and temperatures isn't your average high school assignment.
Authorities are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the shooting death of a ...
Gainesville Police responded Wednesday afternoon to a report of a person robbed in the parking lot of a liquor store on Athens Street.
A brick home near South Enota Drive in Gainesville was severely damaged Thursday morning after a car drove through an intersection and smashed into the ...
A jury in Superior Court Judge Jason Deal's courtroom will return at 9 a.m. today to deliberate on the March 15 death of ...
Prayers were answered for zookeepers at North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland on Wednesday afternoon.
It came as a shock to local officials when Gainesville Councilman Bob Hamrick announced this summer that he would not seek re-election in November because ...
Hundreds of students from Georgia, Texas, Ohio and Tennessee will flock to Brenau University this weekend for a competition of wits, logic and collaboration.
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